Words nearby tallage
How to use tallage in a sentence
In the latter instance the king also gave leave to the lay and spiritual nobility to set a tallage on their own tenants.
A tallage on royal towns and demesnes, nevertheless, was set without authority of parliament four years afterwards.
Now and then it is mentioned that the tallage is to be levied once a year, although the amount remains uncertain.
On the boundary between personal subjection and political subordination we find the liability of the peasantry to pay tallage.
Tallage, even arbitrary tallage, was but a tax after all, and did not detract from personal freedom or free tenure in this sense.
British Dictionary definitions for tallage
- a tax levied by the Norman and early Angevin kings on their Crown lands and royal towns
- a toll levied by a lord upon his tenants or by a feudal lord upon his vassals