Die Veneris, 8 Maii, 15 Car. IIdi.
Defaulters to Call of the House.
ORDERED, That Mr. Pendarvis, and Mr. Clarke,
be excused for not attending the House on Monday
last, and struck out of the List of such as made Default.
Le Gouch's Nat.
Ordered, That the Name of Isaac Le Gouch be inserted
into the Bill for Naturalization.
Upon Information, That the Lady Grace Newton,
Widow, having in her Hands the Deeds and Evidences
concerning an House which Colonel Francis Windham, a
Member of this House, did purchase of Captain Dillon,
lying in the Pall Mall; yet the Lady Newton proceeds
at Law, to evict Colonel Windham of the House;
Ordered, That the Lady Grace Newton, and Howell
Jones her Attorney, be enjoined to stay all Proceedings
at Law, concerning the House in the Pall Mall, now in
the Possession of Colonel Francis Windham, during the
Session of this Parliament.
Advancement of Trade.
A Bill for the Advancement of Trade, was this Day
read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time
on Monday next.
Upon Information, That one Richard Castell Esquire
had brought an Action of Ejectment, and, in Hilary
Term last, caused Declarations to try the Title of certain
Lands in the County of Pembroke, in the Possession of
Isaac Lloyd Esquire, a Member of this House, and his
Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House, or his Deputy, do apprehend Richard Castell,
and bring him up in Custody, for his Breach of Privilege
objected against him by Mr. Lloyd, a Member of this
A Bill for remedying divers Abuses and Grievances in
the Trade of Weaving, was this Day read the First time.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read again, the Second
time, on This-day-sevennight.
Sir Charles Harbord reports from the Committee
appointed to inspect these Branches of his Majesty's
Revenue which arise by Customs, and the Lands and
Rents belonging to the Crown, That, upon Consideration
of the Balance of the Profits of the Customs for the Year
ended at Michaelmas last, the Opinion of the Committee,
That the Customs are worth Four hundred thousand
Pounds per Annum, and are so to be admitted and taken
as Part of his Majesty's Revenue; and that, upon
Debate and Consideration of the whole Revenue of the
Crown, in Lands and Rents, in Charge in the Exchequer,
and Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall, the Opinion
of the Committee, That they conceive the same, being
well managed, may reasonably amount to an Hundred
thousand Pounds per Annum, de claro, besides all Forests,
Parks, and Chaces, and such Lands and Rents as have
been granted away by Letters Patents.
The Question being put, To agree with the Committee
in the Two Heads reported;
It was resolved in the Affirmative.
Resolved, &c. That a Bill be brought in, by the Committee appointed to inspect the Customs and Crown
Lands, for fixing the publick Charges of the Kingdom
upon some particular Branches of his Majesty's Revenue.
Resolved, &c. That these several Branches of his
Majesty's Revenue, arising by First Fruits, Newcastle
Coal, Alienations, Hanaper, Post Fines, Issues of Jurors,
Green-wax, Aulnage, Butlerage, Faculties included in the
Hanaper and Coinage, and Pre-emption of Tin, or any
other Branches of his Majesty's Revenue which are not
here enumerated, be referred to the same Committee, to
inspect and examine; and also to examine the Issues of
his Majesty's Revenue, and such Grants and Charges as
are upon any Branches of the Revenue; and to consider,
how any of the Branches may be improved; and to report
the same to the House: And they are impowered to
make Sub Committees: And to send for Persons, Papers,
and Records; and to sit de die in diem; and speed their
Sir C. Cotterell.
Ordered, That the Cause depending before the Committee of Elections, touching the Election of Sir Charles
Cotterell, be put off till Tuesday the Ninth Day of June
Ordered, That the Committee to which the Bill of
Sir William Killigrew, touching the Draining of Lindsey
Level, was committed, have Leave to sit on Monday
next in the Afternoon.
The House adjourns itself till To-morrow Morning,
Eight . . Clock in the Morning.