Balzello (Landucci)

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derived from A Florentine Diary

A balzello was a special tax or levy.

Date Dataset Value At Description Related
1481-01-12 Balzello (Landucci) 39000 florins Florence Antonio Pucci being Gonfaloniere, carried through the vote for a balzello (a special tax) of 39,000 florins; and had it levied, making it arbitrary.
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