The testament of John Warnar [of Bucknall].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 396d.]
6 July, 1526. I John Warnar off Buknall. To be buryed in the
qwere of St. Margaret in Buknall, with my mortuary as the lawe
will. To the high altare off St. Margaret in Buknall. To our ladys
warke [folio 397] off Lincoln. To the chyldren of St. Catheryne
off Lincoln. To every house of the iiij orders of frerys in Lincoln.
I will xiij trentalles off messes be sayd for my soule and for the
soules off my father and mother and all crysten soulys. I will one
other trentall of messes be sayd in Buknall kyrke. To Jenet
Dyxson. I will that Jenet my wyff have her feoffement of my landes
as it apperyth in a dede mayd therapon. The resydue off my goodes
to my sayd wyff, the whiche Jenet and Robert Bate I orden to be
my executors. Thes beyng wytnes, Sir Mathew [blank], my curate;
Sir Richerd Hastyng, preste; and Raynolde Idyll.
Proved before P., at Lincoln, 14 August, 1531, by the executors.
The testament of John Depyng [of Grantham].
[L.C.C., 1535–7, f. 83.]
22 December, 1526. I John Depyng of Grantham. To be
buryed in the churche yerde of St. Vulfran of Grantham. To the
high altare of St. Vulfran viijd. To our Ladys warke of Lincoln
vjd. I make Alice my wyff my executrix, and George Atkynson my
supervisor. Thes wytnesses, Sir William Herberde; Thomas
Hanson; John Grene; with other mo.
Proved before P., at Grantham, 14 February, 1535.
The testament of Robert Everse [of Belton in the Isle
[Stow, 1530–52, f. 216d. Collated with another copy at f. 227.]
1526. I Robert Everse off the paroche off Belton, makythe my
testament and my last will in maner and forme foloyng: First I
wit my soule to owr Lorde Jesu Christe, owre lady sanct Mary and
to all the compeny [folio 217] off heven; ande my body to be bureide
in the paroche churche off Belton. I wit my best goode to my
mortuary, as the custome is. To the hye alter off Belton for my
thythes and offringes forgoton iijs. iiijd. To the bells off Belton vjs.
viijd. To owr lady off Lincoln xijd. To William Evers, myn unkull,
on ambling stag. To Walter Castelforthe a stag. I wit to William
Evers, myn uncle, to Walter Castilforth and to John Aschton my
rayment at the discrestion off Elizabeth Evers my wiffe. I will
that a preist syng for my saule, myn elders saules and all christon
saules by the space off two yers in Belton churche. I wit to Raynold
my servant hys wage at hys yers ende; and to all my servants theire
wages and ijs. besyde theyr wages. I wit to John More a newe and
a lamme. [To John Michell a newe and a lamme. (fn. 1) ] I make
Esabell Ewers my wiffe myne executrice.
Thys is my last will, that Esabell Evers, my wiff and executrice,
hafe and receve the renttes off all my copy howldes, fre copye and
bond, accordyng to the surrender made to William Evers, Alexandre
Baynton, John Denby, and to Thomas Pye, unto that Robert my
son be off age off xxj yers; and then the seid Robert Evers to entre
and to fyne for the seid copy hould landes. I will that Isabell Evers
my wiffe fyne for my copy hould landes, fre copye and bond copye,
unto my son Robert Evers comme to the age off xxj yers. I will
that my feoffers suffer myn executrice to have and to receve the
renttes off my landes put in feoffers handes in Yorkeshyre to the fulfyllyng off my will, to the behouffe off my dawthters partes; and it
to be putt in custody at the sight off Ralff Riresby, my father in
lawe; and he to be supervisor. Also I will that Robert my son
have nooe parte off my moveable goodes. I will that William my son
hathe the lande that myn uncle William hathe affter hys decess. And
my moder to make it worthe iijl. (fn. 2) by yer for terme off hys liff. [I
will that my doghters have every oon of theym, whan they shall be
maried and my son Robert Evers come to the age of xxj yeres, every
on of theym xl markes at the daie of their mariage of my goodes
moveable and rentes of my landes. (fn. 3) ] The residue off my goodes I
giff to Esabell Evers, my wiff, to fulfyll thys my last will. Thes beyng
witness, Sir Ric' Harpham, curat'; Walter Castilforthe; William
Evers; Thomas Pye; and John Denby; with other mooe.
[No probate act.]
The testament of Thomas Paule [of Brampton].
[Stow, 1530–52, f. 216d. Collated with another copy at f. 227].
1526. I Thomas Paule off Brampton. To be buried within
the chirche yerde off Sanct Peter off Torkesey. I bequethe for my
mortuary my best horss and my harness. To sanct Petres chyrche
off Torkesay my secunde coverlet. To the monastry off Sanct
Leonardes off Torkesey a vestment and a chales, a crowne off sylvere
and gilt and my best table clothe off damask warke. To John
Clarke my servant a russett coet. To Jenet Tinker. To Jenit
Jugson. The residue off my goode with my house and my landes
in Brampton boundes unbequethed, I giff unto Mary my wiffe,
whom I make my executrice to dispose for my saule as she shall
think the best. Thes beyng witness, Syr John Raynoldson; Robert
Horncliffe; Henric' (fn. 4) Storre; with other mooe.
[No probate act.]