tricesimation

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From the German Tricesimation, ultimately from the Latin trīcēsimus (thirtieth).

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tricesimation

  1. (German history, rare) A one-thirtieth tax introduced in the Duchy of Württemberg in 1691.
    • 1995, Peter H. Wilson, War, State and Society in Württemberg, 1677–1793, page 117
      On 25 June a fifth emergency tax was introduced to cover the increased expense. This was the Tricesimation which was the ducal answer to the estates’ Accise. For the first time the duke had a tax that both approximated to the level of economic production and above all was under his control.⁷⁷
      ⁷⁷ The Tricesimation was a one-thirtieth purchase and produce tax collected by ducal officials…. No records of the level collected survive, but around 1700 the Tricesimation brought in about 100,000fl. annually.
    • 2006, Paul Warde, Ecology, Economy and State Formation in Early Modern Germany, page 148
      Between 1691 and 1724 cultivators were subject to the Tricesimation, a tax of one-thirtieth of grain and wine produced.

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