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At the same time the tonnage and poundage money was applied to the benefit of the Royal Navy.HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
This was called the sheriffs poundage, and often amounted to large sums—as much as 97 odd in one case which is cited by Mr. Neild.THE CHRONICLES OF NEWGATE, V. 2/2ARTHUR GRIFFITHS
Handicapped as he was by lack of poundage, Dublin's pet lamb made up for it by superlative skill in ringcraft.ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
The raising of tonnage and poundage without a parliamentary grant was declared illegal.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Differences had arisen over the substitution by the former of the share system for the old plan of payment by wages and poundage.NORFOLK ANNALSCHARLES MACKIE
It availeth the prince in tronage, poundage, and other her customs, much more than all the rest of the realm.THE SURVEY OF LONDONJOHN STOW
McCulloch proposed to make the tithes a poundage on Rents, varying therefore with the net income and not with the gross produce.LETTERS OF DAVID RICARDO TO THOMAS ROBERT MALTHUS, 1810-1823DAVID RICARDO
The controversy about tonnage and poundage coincided with this quarrel.A HISTORY OF ENGLAND PRINCIPALLY IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, VOLUME I (OF 6)LEOPOLD VON RANKE
He asked for tonnage and poundage, less on the strength of his hereditary right to it, than on the plea of custom and necessity.A HISTORY OF ENGLAND PRINCIPALLY IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, VOLUME I (OF 6)LEOPOLD VON RANKE
The question of tonnage and poundage came before the House while it was labouring under the irritation kindled by this discussion.A HISTORY OF ENGLAND PRINCIPALLY IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, VOLUME I (OF 6)LEOPOLD VON RANKE

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