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'Score it upon my taille': the use (and abuse) of tallies by the medieval Exchequer

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Moore, T. (2013) 'Score it upon my taille': the use (and abuse) of tallies by the medieval Exchequer. Reading Medieval Studies, 39. pp. 1-18. ISSN 950-3129

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Abstract/Summary

The paper traces the evolution of the tally from a receipt for cash payments into the treasury, to proof of payments made by royal officials outside of the treasury and finally to an assignment of revenue to be paid out by royal officials. Each of these processes is illustrated by examples drawn from the Exchequer records and explains their significance for royal finance and for historians working on the Exchequer records.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Henley Business School > ICMA Centre
ID Code:34131
Publisher:Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Reading

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