Tailles sentence example

tailles
  • Moreover, tailles were often granted him by the provincial estates or the states-general.
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  • The intendants, by an exercise of their general or special powers, took the place of the elus, and delegated commissaires aux tailles (commissaries of the taille) for the assessment of the parishes, who guided and supervised the elected collectors - for the most part ignorant and partial peasants.
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  • See FRANCE: Law and Institutions; Henri See, Les Classes rurales et le regime domanial en France au Moyen Age (Paris, 1901); and Auger, Code des tailles (Paris, 1788).
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  • He did not reform the system of aides and tailles established by Louis XI.
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