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 Lunæ, 29 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Earl of Bolingbrooke, being not well, is excused for his Absence this Day.
Grenvile versus Elwes.
The House took into Consideration what further Directions to give to the Court of Chancery, in the Case of Bernard Grenvile Esquire and Jeremy Elwes Esquire.
And, after Debate thereof,
The Question being put, "Whether Directions be given to the Court of Chancery, that Mr. Elwes shall account for the Mean Profits of the Lands holden for Life, as well as of those in Fee Simple?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Memorandum, That, before the putting of the abovesaid Question, these Lords following desired Leave of the House to enter their Dissents, if the Question were carried in the Affirmative: Which being granted, they do accordingly enter their Dissents, by subscribing their Names:
Upon Consideration had this Day, what further Directions shall be given by this House to the Court of Chancery, in the Case of Bernard Grenvile Esquire and Jeremy Elwes Esquire:
It is Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Elwes shall account for the Mean Profits of the Lands holden for Life, as well as of those holden in Fee Simple.
De Vaux versus Colladon.
Whereas Counsel on both Parts should have been heard this Day, upon the Petition of Sir Theodore de Vaux Knight, and the Answer of Sir John Colladon Knight thereunto; the Counsel of the said Sir Theodore de Vaux only appearing, who alledged, "That they had been oft-times so delayed, and their Client put to Charges, by the said Sir John Colladon:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, That he the said Sir John Colladon shall pay so much Costs as the said Sir Theodore de Vaux shall upon his Oath make appear he hath expended this Day concerning the said Cause; and that this House will hear Counsel on both Sides, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, primum diem Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
"Hitherto examined by us,"
Say & Seale.