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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Almiliby, Adam

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A Portuguese Jew who, together with Isaac Belamy, was appointed a farmer of the royal taxes in 1353 by King Alfonso IV. By virtue of this office both were exempted from wearing the Jew-badge, and were endowed with power to enforce the collection of the royal customs. During their term of office the Jews of Portugal were relieved of all imposts except the poll-tax.

Bibliography : Mendes dos Remedios, Os Judeus em Portugal , p. 367.M. K.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Almiliby, Adam'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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