Editors. "James I tears the Protestation from the Commons Journal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The English House of Commons made a Protestation on 18th December which challenged the King's right to imprison MPs. Now James I tears the page recording it out of the Commons Journal in rage.