Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 24 die Novembris.
Kidderminster Stuffs Bill.
Ld. Hatton takes his Seat.
This Day Christopher Lord Hatton, Baron de Kirby, sat in Parliament, by virtue of a Writ of Summons under His Majesty's Great Seal of England, dated the 21 Day of October, Anno Domini nostri Regis Caroli Secundi Vicesimo-secundo, upon the Death of Christopher Lord Hatton, his Father.
E. of Westmorland, Privilege, versus L. Holles, concerning the Manor of Aldenham, &c.
Upon Report made by the Lord Viscount Stafford, from the Lords Committees for Privileges, "That whereas this House referred a Complaint of the Earl of Westmerland, of a Breach of Privilege, to be examined; their Lordships could not proceed therein, in regard the Order mentions no Person that hath dispossessed his Lordship, neither is there any Time or Place when or where the Fact was committed;" the House being now informed, on Behalf of the Earl of Westmerland, "That the Land his Lordship is dispossessed of is the Manor of Aldenham, and Lands thereunto belonging, in the County of Hertford; and that he was so dispossessed on the Second Day of this Instant November, by John Burgoyne then Undersheriff of the County of Hertford, and William Walker Attorney at Law, in an Action of Ejectment (wherein John Reeves was Plaintiff), assisted by Nathaniell Stratton Bailiff, and several others:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Examination of this Complaint is referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges, whose Lordships are afterwards to make Report unto this House.
De Vaux versus Colladon.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, on both Parts, in the Cause upon the Petition of Sir Theodore de Vaux Knight, being an Appeal from certain Proceedings in the Court of Chancery, relating to the Estate of Ester the Daughter of Edward de Pleurs deceased, and the Answer of Sir John Colladon Knight thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Part, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled do order and adjudge, That the Accompt mentioned in the said Petition shall be made de novo, in the Court of Chancery, by Sir John Colladon; and that the said Sir Theodore De Vauxand Sir John Colladon shall give such Security as the Court of Chancery shall approve of, to make Payment and Satisfaction, according as the said Court shall thereupon direct: And it is recommended by this House to the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, to take Care that the said Ester De Pleurs (now the Wife of John Wells Esquire) may have Right done to her upon the Sequel of the said Accompt: And it is further ORDERED and Adjudged, That the Court of Chancery shall consider and appoint what Charges shall be paid, if, upon the Determination of the Cause, any shall be thought fit to be allowed.