What is TAXATIO ECCLESIASTICA?

The valuation of ecclesiastical benefices made through every diocese in Euglaud, on occasion of Pope Innocent IV. granting to King Henry III. the tenth of all spirituals for three years. This taxation was first made by Walter, bishop of Norwich, delegated by the pope to this office in 3S Hen. 111., and hence called “Taxalio Norivicencis.” It is also called “Pope Innocent’s Valor.” Wharton.

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