Document ReferencePw2 Hy 30
TitlePetition from the inhabitants of the towns of Clay and Wiveton and adjacent country towns in Norfolk to the House of Commons; 1 Dec. 1640
Date1 December 1640
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionOutlines the effects on the harbour and sea trade of an earth wall built by Sir Henry and Philipp Calthrop; requests the House to enquire into their actions and give the petitioners redress.

Signed by Joseph Rayley for himself and others.
Termharbours and ports, silting up
trade, seaborne

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28594Calthrop; Henry (-1640); Sir; of Cockthorp Norfolk; attorney of Court of Wards-1640
NA28595Calthrop; Philipp (fl 1640); Esq.; of Cockthorp Norfolkfl 1640
NA28596Clay Wiveton and Norfolk, Petitioners of
NA28597England and Wales; House of Commons
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