Later kings used the precedent to impose taxes for military purposes
This Day in British History
26 September, 672
Synod of Hertford
The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.
The protoypical 'wicked uncle', this king was popularly blamed for murdering Edward V
With its modern bedroom facilities and public rooms dating from the 15th century, this comfortable Hotel makes a great base for visits to local attractions. Open fires during the winter months in its relaxed bar and lounge area all add to the atmosphere. more >>
A beautiful Grade II listed Georgian town house with a rich history set in the country Market Town of Harpenden. At the beginning of the 19th Century it was used as a 'School for young ladies' and subsequently it has been a private house and a convent for the Dominican … more >>