Die Jovis, 25; Nov. 1641.
Petition to the King.
THAT the Committee formerly appointed to pen
the Declaration, shall frame a Petition to be presented to his Majesty, that may relate to the Declaration that is passed in the House, together with some
Reasons that necessitated this House to make that
Declaration: And they are to bring it to the House to
be considered of: And they are farther to consider of
some Frame of Congratulation for his Majesty's safe
Return: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Four
of Clock, in the Inner Court of Wards.
Tonage and Poundage.
vice lecta est Billa, A Subsidy granted to the King
of Tonage, Poundage, and other Sums of Money,
payable upon Merchandize exported and imported.
2da vice lecta est Billa pradicta; and, upon Question,
committed unto a Committee of the whole House: And
are to meet upon it To-morrow at Ten of Clock.
Member committed to the Tower.
This Question, whether Mr. Palmer shall be sent to
the Tower for this Offence, during the Pleasure of the
House, was propounded:
And then the Question was put, whether this Question
should be first put:
And it went with the Affirmative:
And then upon the Putting of that Question;
The House was divided.
Sir Tho. Barrington,
Tellers for the Yea, 169.
Sir John Clotworthy,
Tellers for the Noe, 128.
Resolved, upon the Question, That Mr. Palmer shall
be sent to the Tower for this Offence; there to remain
during the Pleasure of the House.
The Question being proposed, Whether Mr. Palmer
shall be expelled from being a Member of this House
during this Parliament;
The House was divided:
The Tellers upon the last Question are appointed for
With the Yea, 131.
With the Noe, 163.