antiqua custuma


antiqua custuma
/aentaykwa kast(y)am3/
In old English law, an export duty on wool, woolfells, and leather, imposed during the reign of Edw. I. It was so called by way of distinction from an increased duty on the same articles, payable by foreign merchants, which was imposed at a later period of the same reign and was called "nova custuma (custuma nova)."

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • antiqua custuma — Ancient custom; statutory duties on wool and leather. See antiquity of custom …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • custuma antiqua sive magna — /kastyama aentaykwa sayviy msegna/ (Lat. Ancient or great duties.) In old English law, the duties on wool, sheepskin, or wool pelts and leather exported were so called, and were payable by every merchant, stranger as well as native, with the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • custuma antiqua sive magna — Ancient or great customs. These were the duties on wool, sheep skins, or woolfells, and leather, exported, and were payable by all merchants, both native and strangers; but the aliens paid as duties half as much again as the native merchants. See …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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