By Donna Bohanan
The monarchy's good fortune in elevating extra money from those pays d'etats depended on its skill to juggle a suite of alternative suggestions, each one conceived in response to the particularity of the social, political and institutional context of the province. Bohanan exhibits that the ideas and expedients hired via the crown various from province to province; conceived on anyone foundation, they undergo the symptoms of ad hoc responses instead of a gradnoise plan to centralise.
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