Their used to be a tax on beards with two weeks growth

Their used to be a tax on beards with two weeks growth
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In 1535, King Henry VIII of England, who wore a beard himself, introduced a tax on beards. The tax was a graduated tax, varying with the wearer's social position. His daughter, Elizabeth I of England, reintroduced the beard tax, taxing every beard of more than two weeks' growth.[1] @Curionic

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