Maletolt


Maletolt
A burdensome and/or unjust (export) tax; applied esp. to exports of wool during the reign of Edward III. There were frequent occurrences of conflict and bad feeling in the Commons concerning the imposition of this tax, largely needed to finance Edward's wars. [< Lat. mala = bad; tolt = tax]

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