Definitions for tallageˈtæl ɪdʒ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a tax paid by feudal tenants to their lords.
Category: Western History
Origin of tallage:
1250–1300; ME taillage < OF taill(ier) to cut, tax (see tail2) + ME -age -age
To lay an impost upon.
To cause to pay tallage.
alt. of Talliage
to lay an impost upon; to cause to pay tallage
Tallage or talliage may have signified at first any tax, but became in England and France a land use or land tenure tax. Later in England it was further limited to assessments by the crown upon cities, boroughs, and royal domains. In effect, tallage was a land tax.
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