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Vane v. Lord Barnard
England and Wales Court of Chancery
2 Vern. 738, 23 Eng. Rep. 1082 (1716)
Lord Barnard (defendant) conveyed Ruby Castle, while keeping the castle for himself as a life tenant, to Vane (plaintiff) for Vane’s life, and then to other heirs afterwards. The conveyance stated that Lord Barnard could not be sued at law for any allegations of waste. Later, Lord Barnard became angry with Vane and used 200 workmen to start removing all the lead, iron, and glass doors and boards in the castle. Vane sued Lord Barnard in the Court of Chancery, seeking an equitable injunction prohibiting further destruction of the castle.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Cowper, L.C.)
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