- English merchants traded in arms, food, military and naval supplies with europe and obtained a near monopoly with iberian trade
Curbing Royal Expenditure
- the royal household accounted for £260 000 a year and it was difficult to change the system because the Kings associates felt it was their right to have the privileges.
Distrait of Knighthood
- every man who earned over £40 a year was supposed to present himself to be knighted, all those who hadn't were fined
- it raised around £170 000
- the boundries of forests were declared to be as they were in the time of Henry VIII, anyone who had land or buildings within this area was fined
- The Earl of Sailsbury was fined £20 000
- a collection of money to defend the seas from pirates, it was supposed to be for only coastal counties and in emergencies but was made permanent and for all counties.
- it raised £190 000 a year and only 2.5% of people didn't pay until 1638
The town of Tintinhull raides the most disputed because it was the home of the parliamentary critic Sir Robert Phelips one of the most prominent parliamentary critics.