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Peter's pence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPeter's penceˌPeter's ˈpence noun [singular]  1 money given by Roman Catholics in many countries to help to pay for the running of the vatican (=the offices of the Pope)2 a tax of one penny which each person in England had to pay to the pope until henry viii stopped it in 1534
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