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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 14

8.—Resumptions of Alienated Crown Lands

8.—Resumptions of Alienated Crown Lands.

I have already mentioned the resumption of the crown lands by Henry II. A similar measure was resorted to in subsequent reigns. Such a plan for increasing his revenue having been hinted at by Edward IV. in a speech from the throne, was readily agreed to by his Parliament, 1468 t.