“An Echo of the Multitude”: The Intersection of Governmental and Private Poverty Initiatives in Early Modern Exeter

@article{Evans2000AnEO,
  title={“An Echo of the Multitude”: The Intersection of Governmental and Private Poverty Initiatives in Early Modern Exeter},
  author={C. S. Evans},
  journal={Albion: A Quarterly Journal Concerned with British Studies},
  year={2000},
  volume={32},
  pages={408-428}
}
  • C. S. Evans
  • Published 2000
  • Political Science
  • Albion: A Quarterly Journal Concerned with British Studies
On June 15, 1624, Dr. Robert Vilvane informed the mayor of Exeter by letter of his displeasure with the haphazard application of poor rates in the city. Vilvane, who owned property within the city and in the surrounding countryside, was protesting the high rates imposed on his modest holdings in the city, since he was already subject to what he felt were excessive assessments on his country properties. Vilvane pointed out that he had taken it upon himself to support the purchase of armor and… Expand
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