He's right that it's "ridiculous" to assume that his poundage precluded a race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Handicapped as he was by lack of poundage, Dublin's pet lamb made up for it by superlative skill in ringcraft.
He expected tonnage and poundage for the Navy for life, as was the custom.
He was sent to the Tower for his support of the resolution against "tonnage and poundage," in 1629.
At the same time the tonnage and poundage money was applied to the benefit of the Royal Navy.
Other customs payable upon exports and imports are distinguished into subsidies, tonnage, poundage, and other imposts.
Now that the session was drawing to a close the Commons again proposed to grant Tonnage and poundage for a year only.
Tonnage and poundage and the other half of the excise, were granted to the king during life.
He levied those duties of tonnage and poundage, and increased them as he thought fit.
To defray the war costs it was determined to levy a poundage tax on all Hanseatic exported goods.