[Proceedings in the case of Ship-money, between the King and John Hampden, 1637], [mid 17th century].

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England and Wales. Court of Exchequer Chamber. [Proceedings in the case of Ship-money, between the King and John Hampden, 1637], [mid 17th century].

[Proceedings in the case of Ship-money, between the King and John Hampden, 1637], [mid 17th century].

Manuscript on paper, in a single Italic hand, recording the arguments of Sir Edward Littleton, 1st baron Littleton, who argues for the necessity of the tax of ship money, citing legal precedents; the counter-argument of Sir Robert Holborne, the legal counsel for John Hampden, who refused to pay the ship money; and the reply of Sir John Bankes, the King's Attorney General, who defends the King's right to levy the tax for the purpose of the kingdom's safety.

1 v. (142 p.) ; 23 x 15 cm.

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