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gabelle

gabelle

gabelle Sentence Examples

  • Through Latinized forms it appears in gabelle.

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  • The same year he published a pamphlet against feudal aids and the gabelle, for which he was denounced and arrested, but provisionally released.

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  • In the 17th century it was the centre of the revolt of the Nu-pieds, caused by the imposition of the salt-tax (gabelle).

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  • In 1548 he was at Bordeaux during one of the frequent riots caused by the gabelle, or salt-tax.

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  • The elus and the superintendents, instead of being delegates of the states, became royal functionaries like the baillis and the provosts; imposts, hearth-money (fouage), salt-tax (gabelle), sale-dues (droits de vente), voted for the war, were levied during the whole of Charles V.s reign and added to his personal revenue.

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  • He kept to the old system of revenues from the demesne and from imposts that were reactionary in their effect, such as the taille, aids, salt-tax (gabelle) and customs; only he managed them better.

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  • gabelle), a duty formerly charged in Spain and its colonies on all transfers of property, whether public or private.

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  • GABELLE (French, from the Med.

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  • Financially it formed part of the so-called pays de grande gabelle (see Gabelle), and comprised sixteen special tribunals, or greniers a sel (salt warehouses): - Angers, Beauge, Beaufort, Bourgueil, Cande, Château-Gontier, Cholet, Craon, La Fleche, Saint-Florent-le-Vieil, Ingrandes, Le Lude, Pouance, Saint-Remy-la-Varenne, Richelieu, Saumur.

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