Sabbati, 23 die Martii, 1677.
Thompson's, &c. Estates.
ORDERED, That the Committee to whom the Bill
for the better Discovery of the Estates of Thompson,
Nelthrop, and others, Bankrupts, was committed, be revived; and do sit on Monday next, at Two of the Clock
in the Afternoon, in the Place formerly appointed.
A Bill for making navigable the River Vale, in the
County of Cornwall, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Mr. Tanner, Sir Ch. Harbord, Sir John Rolles, Sir John Trevor,
Sir Rich. Edgcomb, Lord Hawley, Colonel Titus, Sir Hen.
Ford, Sir Geo. Downing, Mr. Crouch, Sir John Cotton,
Mr. Weld, Mr. Spry, Mr. Buscawen, Sir Fr. Rolles, Sir
Gervas Elwes, Colonel Birch, Mr. Hamden, Mr. Powle,
Sir John Mallet, Sir John Carew, Sir Trevor Williams,
Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Wm. Wentworth, Sir Phil. Warwick,
Sir Wm. Heywood, Sir Lan. Lake, Mr. Draper, Mr. Morris, Sir Gilbert Talbot, Mr. Whorwood, Mr. Westphaling,
Mr. Browne, Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Daniell, Mr. Wright,
Mr. Gwyn, Sir Adam Browne, Mr. Price, Mr. Mallet,
Sir Fr. Clerk, Mr. Boreman, Sir Edw. Deering, Sir Robert
Cann, Sir Court. Poole, Sir John Norton, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Mr. Osborne, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Ro. Berkley, Sir Tho.
Mompesson, Sir John Knight, Sir John Coryton, Sir Ric.
Temple, Sir John Elwes, Mr. Dalmahoy, Sir John Barnaby,
Sir John Pettus, Sir Tho. Littleton, Mr. Man, Mr. Vaughan, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of
Cornwall and Devon: And they are to meet on Tuesday
next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the
Westminster Court of Conscience.
Ordered, That Sir Edmund Windham Knight Marshal,
one of the Members of this honourable House, be
heard by his Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on
Monday come Sevennight after Easter Week, touching
the Bill for erecting a Court of Conscience in Westminster.
A Petition of John Bancks Esquire, an Infant, being
. . . ., desiring, That a Clause may be added to the Bill
to enable the Trustees of Sir Ralph Banks to sell Lands
for Payment of Debts; whereby his Right may be saved.
Ordered, That the Petition do lie upon the Table;
and be taken into Consideration when the Report of the
said Bill is made.
Tax on new Buildings.
The House then resumed the adjourned Debate touching the Commitment of the Bill for laying a Charge
upon new Buildings.
The Question being put, That the Debate be again
It passed in the Negative.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill for laying a Charge upon
new Buildings, be committed to a Committee of the whole
House: And that the House do, on Tuesday Morning
next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of
the whole House, to proceed in the Consideration of the
The Question being put, That the Lord Russell, one
of the Members of this honourable House, be heard at
the Bar of this House, by his Counsel, touching the Bill
for laying a Charge upon new Buildings;
The House divide.
The Yeas go forth.
||Sir Tho. Clergis,
||for the Yeas,
|Sir Phil. Warwick,
||Sir Trevor Williams,
||for the Noes,
|Sir Rich. Temple,
And so it passed in the Negative.
And then the House adjourned till Tuesday
Morning, Eight of the Clock.