The testament of Agnes Pysche [of Freiston.]
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 383.]
1 February, 1530–1. I Agnes Pysche off Freston makes my testament,
[etc.]. My body to [be] buryed within the churche of the holly apostyll
st Jamys and my mortuary that the lawe requiryth. To the sacrament
for oblyvios tithys vjd. To st Jamys ijd. To st Sythe ijd. To our
Lady of Pety jd. To our lady warkes of Lincoln vjd. To the fatherles
chylder withowt the yates ijd. To mr pryor of Freston and hys bretherne
ijs. viijd. To Thomas my sun all the woode that lyeth in the garthe
that is mete for buyldyng, [etc.]. To Alice my doughter a chaffyng
dyshe, one arke, a dyshekelffe that stands in the hall, [etc.]. To Marion
my doughter a pottyll panne, a posnet, a spruce kyst, my best beades
with the jewelles off them, one ambre, [etc.]. To William my sonne my
leade. To Robert Fox off Tofte. To Robert hys sun iiijd. To Richerde
Fox, Grace Foxe, John Foxe, William Turpyn, John Turpyn my godsun,
Isabell Turpyn, John Pyshe, and Grace hys doughter, Alice Bowde, John
Bowde, John Kyrby, and Agnes hys doughter, Agnes Semly my goddoughter. The resydue of my goodes I putto the disposicion of my
executors, William Bowde and Robert Foxe, to dispose for the helthe
of my soule and all crysten soulys, and they to have for ther labor ether
of them vs., and William Croslay to be supervisor that thys my bequethword may be fulfyllyd, and he to have for hys labor iijs. iiijd. Wytnes,
sir Thomas Pycto; John Kyrby; John Symon; with other mo.
Proved before P., at Lincoln, 19 February, 1530–1.
The testament of T. Hupton [of Honington].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 308d.]
2 February, 1530–1. I Thomas Vpton of Honyngton makes my
testament. My body to be buryed in the churchyerde of st Wylfryde
of Honyngton. To the high alter of Honyngton churche a yowe. To
our Lady warke off Lincoln iiijd. To Margaret Hamer. To William
Vpton my brother. To iij sonys of Richerd Vpton. To Richerde my
brother. To John Roper. To John Glasyer. To Robert Beuercotes.
To the chylde that my wyff is wyth all yff God sende it crystyndome. To
Schelton churche xiijs. iiijd. The resydue of my goodes I bequeth to
Elizabeth my wyff, whome I make my executrice to dispose for the helthe
of my soule as she thynkes most expedyent. Thes beyng wytnes, sir
Alexander Mannyng; William Bothby; John Bothby; John Sutton;
Robert Beuercotes; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Grantham, 28 February, 1530–1.
The testament of John Jelean [of Leake].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 387.]
2 February, 1530–1. I John Jelyan of Leeke makys my last wyll and
testament. My body to be buryd in the churche yard of our Lady of
Leeke. To the parsonys for forgottyn tythes ijs. To every awter in
Leeke churche ijd. To the churche worke of Leeke ijs. iiijd. I gyff the
[sic] with the grond that yt standes apone to William Flechborne in fee
symple of that condycyon that he shall do on yerely annysary [sic] in
the churche of Leeke for my sole and all crysten solles by the spacce of
xij yerrys after this present date before wryttyng. To Ric' Trowtyng.
To Thomas West a fowlyng net. To Thomas Flechborne. To Thomas
Parkar my godsone iiijd. To John Gelyan syme a fowlyng net of viijtes
fethwines. To John Gelyan cowper a crayne net. To John Flecheborne.
I will that the xxs. that ys owyng me yf hit maye be gotyn be bestowyd
on ij trentalles for my sole and all crysten sowlles. The resydew of
goodes I gyff to William Flechborne whome I orden executur and with
hym to be Ric' Trowtyng to bryng me forthe and to dyspose for the
helthe of my sole as they thynke best, and I will that Ric' Trowtyng
have for hys labure and payne iijs iiijd. Witnese, frear Thomas
Cammoke; John Jelyan; and William Whetley; with other dyvers.
Proved before P., at Sweyneshed, 7 March, 1530–1.
The testament of Richard Beche [of Stainton le Vale].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 327d.]
3 February, 1530–1. I Richerde Beche of Stanton in le Hole makes
my last will. My body to be buryd in the church yerde of st Androy
off Stanton. To the high alter of st Androy for tithys forgottyn xijd.
To our Lady of Lincoln ijd. To our Lady warke ijd. The resydue of
my goodes I gyff to Jenet my wyff, Robert and Walter my sonnys, to
dispose to the pleasure of God and the helth of my soule as she thynkes
best. Thes wytnes, sir John Manktnowle parson; John Androy; John
Henderby; with many other mo.
Proved before P., at Market Rasen, 17 March, 1530–1, by the
executors (not named).
[The testament of William Eland of Belton].
[Stow, 1530–52, f. 5d.]
3 February, 1530–1. I William Eland, syk in body, make my testament. My body to be buryed in the churche yerde of Allaloys off Belton.
Also I beset xs. to be giuen in the stede off my mortuary. Also I beset
xijd. to the hye awter. Also I besett to sanct Hught off Lincoln vjd.
Also I besett a house off sanct John holde in Humbulqwate to my wyffe
Katerne so long as sche lyvys sole, with all that longys therto, duryng
her lyffe; and sche dye or be maryed I wyll it remayne to my ij sons
Thomas and Wylliam with all the appurtenance. The resydu off my
guddes I gyff to my wyffe, wyche I make my executor. Wyttnes that
thys ys my last wyll, Ric' Papulwell; Thomas Awdhouse.
Proved at Belton, 27 March, 1531.
[The testament of Jane Hunte [of Pinchbeck].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 313.]
5 February, 1530–1. I Jane Hunte of Pynchbek makes my will and
testament. My body to be buryd in the churche of Pynchbek aforesayd.
To the high alter of the sayd churche for tithys forgotten xijd. To every
alter in the sayd churche iiijd. To the church warke of the sayd churche
iijs. iiijd. To the church warke of Surflete vjs. viijd. To the warke
of the churche of Lincoln vjd. To our Lady of Lincoln for oblacions
forgottyn vjd. To the faderles chylder of st Catheryns withowt Lincoln
vjd. To st Jamys alter on chalys price v markes. To the sayd alter
on kyrchyff. To the Trinitie alter on kyrchyff. I will ther be disposyd
for me of my buryng day iiijl. in the qwere and to pore people. Also
at my vijth day vjs. viijd. Also at my xxxty day vjs. viijd. I will that
on honest preste do syng for my soule my frendes soulys and all crysten
soulys the space of on yere, and he to have for hys labor viij markes.
To sir Tole xs., on trussyng coffer, [etc.]. To my syster Helene Madyson
on gowne, on kyrtyll, on harnest gyrdyll, my best beades, [etc.]. To
Edward Madyson the elder iijs. iiijd. To Mary Madison. To Jane
Alphyn. To Jane Madyson my goddoughter on whyte tester, [etc.].
To John Madyson xxd. To Edward Madyson the yonger xxd. To Jane
Brygges. To John Burton xiijs. iiijd. my best prasse, my cownter, my
ambry, my best basyn with the laver, [etc.], at the age of xxjty yeres,
and yff he dye before that age I will my executors do dyspose the forsayd
legacyes for the helthe of my soule. To Thomas Borton. To Elizabeth
Burton. To Thomas Parker my godson ijs. To Margaret Mawer.
To Helene Whyte. To Catheryne Martyn. I will that all my napre
ware other ways callyd lynnyn gere be gyffyn to pore people in the towne
of Pynchbek. To Thomas Obrey vjs. viijd. To Mawde Donyt xijd.,
[etc.]. To Jenet Smyth of Spaldyng. To Jenet Obrey, Margaret Graffe,
Jenet Newland, Alice Valys, Agnes Martyn, Brydghewater wyff, sir
William Bewyk, Emote Ebdon. I will that my executors do sell my
housys lying in Sleford the wich I had of my lorde Husey and my lande
at Fosdyke and dispose for the helthe of my soule. The resydue of my
goodes I putt to the disposicion of sir John Tooly prest and John Hyll
the yonger of Pynchbek auditor, whome I make executors for the helth
of my soule as they shall best thynke, and ether of them to have for hys
labour vjs. viijd. Thes wytnes, sir William Bewyk prest; Robert
Alphyn; William Thorpe; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Spaldyng, 6 March, 1530–1, by the executors.
[Lincoln Diocesan Registry, Inventory, 1508–50, No. 176.]
Thys ys the Inuytary of ye goodes of Jane Hunte of Pynchebek seyn and
praysyd be theys iiij honest men of the sayd towne Jhon' Hyll senior Robert
Walpull Robert Alphyn Alexander Prowytt the secunde day of the moneth
of marche in ye yere of or Lord God a m ccccc and xxxjti.
|Fryst in the Alle
|Item j cownter||vjs.||viijd.|
|Item j cubburd||iiijs.|
|Item j chere||xijd.|
|Item the hallyng||ijs.|
|Item ij tabylles||ijs.|
|Item ij furmys||viijd.|
|Item ix cuscheyns||iijs.|
|Secondly in the Chaumbre
|Item iiij federbeddes||xls.|
|Item iij bolsters||iiijs.|
|Item xij pelows||iiijs.|
|Item viij coverlydes||xxs.|
|Item j gyrdyll wt j pare of bedes||xiijs.||iiijd.|
|Item j grett chest||iiijs.|
|Item xviij syluer spones||xlvjs.||viijd.|
|Item iij coffers||iijs.|
|Item vij pare of flaxyng schettes||xvjs.|
|Item v hardyng schettes||iijs.||iiijd.|
|Item j tabyll clothe||ijs.|
|Item xl plate of clothe||xxs.|
|Item j whyte bede||iijs.||iiijd.|
|Item iiij latyng basyns iij evers||vjs.|
|Item j hangyng lauer ij chafyndyschys||iijs.|
|Item viij kyrchyfes||ij|
|aporns of lynyn||ij|
|Item iiij bede sthokes||iiijs.|
|Item iij gowns||xxvjs.||viijd.|
|Item ij cappys||xvjd.|
|Thurdly in the kechyng
|Item vij pottes||xxs.|
|Item iiij pannys||vs.|
|Item vj candylstykes||vjs.|
|Item xv platers xiij puter dyschys ix sawcers iiij podyschers||xvjs.|
|Item j scomer wt a ladyll||iiijd.|
|Item the burdes lonyng to the howse||xijd.|
|Item ledders & ij rakes||xijd.|
|Summa totalis xvl. xiijs. iiijd.|
[The Testament of Henry Smythe of Garthorpe].
[Stow, 1530–52,f. 6.Collated with another copy at f. 44.]
10 February, 1530–1. I Henry Smythe of Garlthrope of the parryche
of Luddyngton make my will. My body to be beryed in churche ȝard of
sanct Oswalde of Luddynton. To Henry Seton vjs. viijd. [etc.]. To
Marget Nordaby iijs. iiijd. [etc.]. I wit to Edmunde Graue iijs. in peny
and penyworth. To the vicar of Luddynton a cow worth a ryall for hys
gud praers and hys diligent busines. The residew of my guddes I gyff
to John Smyth my son, whom I make myne executor. Thes men wyttnes,
sir Robert Clark vicar of Luddyngton; Thomas Mylner of Garlthrope;
and Ric' Reydhed; with other moo.
Proved at Belton, 27 March, 1530.
[The testament of John Hwytt of Whitton].
[Stow, 1530–52, f. 7d. Collated with another copy at f. 45d.]
15 February, 1530–1. I John Hwytt (fn. 1) , seke in body, makyth my last
wyll and testament. My body to be buryed in the churche of Wytton
nye the madyns lyght. I bequeste for my mortuary as the lawe requyers.
I bequest (fn. 2) xijd. to ower Lady warke of Lincoln. I bequeste (fn. 2) xijd. to be
offerryd uppon the hye awter of Wytton for tythes and dewtys forgotten.
I bequest (fn. 3) a cow to the churche of Wytton the pryce vjs. viijd. to be after
the forme and maner of Agnes Fletcheres (fn. 4) in all maner of condicyon.
To Wylliam Harslay iijs. iiijd. to se that my wyll be fulfyllyd. I make
for my executures my wyff Agnes and Jelyan my doughter, to whon (fn. 5)
I gyff all my holl guddes not bequest when my dettes be payd, that ys
to say to Rychard of Banton xvijs. (fn. 6) iiijd., to Myllyn wyff of Waucott
vjs. iiijd., to John Mott wyff xiiijs. iiijd., to Robert Heyryson vjs. viijd.,
to the maydyn lyght ixs. vd., to Jenatt Barnard a quarter of barley for
a certan money takyn for schep, to Thomas Thorneton xxd., to Wylliam
Wylkynson xviijd. Morover I wyll that my wyff Agnes schall gyff to
my son Steven xxd. and my doughter Jelyan other xxd. ȝerely to be payd
duryng the terme of xvj ȝeres and yff it forton thys forsayd money nott
to be payd in any part or in all than it schall be lawfull for the [folio 8]
forsayd Steven to enter to hys tenament. Also yf it forton thys forsayd
Steuen to dye within the terme of xvj ȝeres than the farmehold to be
sould and deuydyd amonge my wyff and my chyldren. Thes beyng
wyttnes herof, Wylliam Harslay; Xp'ofer Dynsdayll; Wylliam Heryson.
Proved before L., 28 March, 1530, by the executors.
The testament of Jenyt Yong [of Brant Broughton].
[L.C.C., 1520–31,f. 356.]
15 February, 1530–1. I Jennet Yong of Brantbroughton, vidoy,
hole of mynde and reason neuertheles takyn with bodyly infirmitie and
seknes, makes my last will and testament. My body to be buryd
within my parysh kyrke of st Helene of Brentbroughton. To the high
alter iiijd. and one alter clothe. I bequeth vjs. viijd. to fynde a light
before Mary of Piety. To our Lady warkes of Lincoln iiijd. To the
iiij orders of frerys at Lincoln and to the Observantes at Newarke to
every on one stryke whete and one stryke barly. To Jennet Yong. To
Robert Yong. To Robert Bocher wyff and to hys ij chylder. The
resydue of my goodes with in the house and woode and colys I gyff to
Xp'ofor Bocher and John Bocher. To William Yong xls. To the
kyrke of Scawby vjs. viijd. I make my executors William Yong and
Xp'ofor Bocher, and Jenkyn Langwyth supervisor. Wytnes herof, sir
Thomas Hyrde prest; sir Robert Lewty prest; John Bocher; with
Proved before P., at Ancaster, 5 May, 1531, by the executors.
The testament of Thomas Cape [of Coningsby].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 298.]
16 February, 1530–1. I Thomas Cappe makyth my testament. My
body to be buryed within the church yerde of st Michell the archangell
of Connesby. To the high alter of the sayd Connesby xijd., and to the
reparacions of the same church xijd., and to the bellys of the same vjd.
To John Cappe my cosyn a jaket and a dooblet. To John Pakker my
brother in lawe I will that the house with the appurtenances wich [folio
298d.] I bought of John Hawmotson schall be solde and viijl. of the money
evenly to be devydyd betwyxt Cecile Cappe and Mary Cappe my
doughters. Moreover yff it shall fortune that other of the sayd
Cecill Cappe or Mary Cappe to dy afore that tyme she cum to yeres of
discrestion then I wyll that she wych doth lyff shall have the hole somme
of viijl. The resydue off my goodes I gyff to Dorothe Cappe my wyff,
wich I make my executrix. I have desyeryd to testifye that thys is my
testament, William Magson prest; Thomas Oueray; Peter Babe;
Thomas Cotes; and Thomas Babe. I make supervisors mr John Litlebery
and mr John Rygges.
Proved before P., at Horncastle, 8 May, 1531, by the executrix.
The testament of Jon Langley [of Spridlington].
[Stow, 1530–52, f. 4. Collated with another copy at f. 42.]
I Jenyt (fn. 7) Langley of Spridlington, wydow woman, makes my last
will and testament. My body to be buryed within the church yard of
saynt Hillary of Spridlington. To our Lady warke of Lincoln iiijd. To
the hye awter of Spridlington iiijd. To Thomas my sonne. To John
my son. To Jarrarde my sonne. To Robert my sonne a swerme of
beys. To the church of Spridlington a stocke of bees. To Henry my
servant. To Laurence Langley. The residew of my goddes I giffe to
William my sonne and Agnes my daughter, whom I make myne executors,
the forto dispose for my saull as the thinke gud. Master Robert Dighton
of Glentworth to be supervisor. In wytnesse theruppon, mr parson the
curet of the church; mr Richard Lacye; John Langley; with other
moo. Dated 17 February, 1530–1.
Proved before L., 21 March, 1530–1, by the executors.
The testament of W. Hatclyfe [of Grimsby].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 404.]
24 February, 1530–1. I William Hatclyff of Grymesby, esquyre,
makes my testament and last will. My body to be buryd in the parysh
churche of st Jamys in the iell of the Assumpsion of our Lady for the
wych I bequeth to the sayd churche vjs. viijd. To the hygh altare of
our Lady of Lincoln iijs. iiijd. To our Lady warkes iijs. iiijd. To the
hygh altare of st Jamys iijs. iiijd. To every gylde within the sayd churche
xijd. To the hygh altare of Hatclyff churche iijs. iiijd. To every godchylde
that I have on lyve iiijd. To my godsone Wylliam Goodhande. To
William Curtas xijd. To William Weckers xijd. To Catheryne my
servant for her servys xs. To my lorde abbot of Wellou and hys convent
iijs. iiijd. To my lady priorisse and her convent iiijs. To mr Doctor
iijs. iiijd. and to hys convent iijs. iiijd. To mr prior of the Augustyne
frerys xijd. and to every frere in hys sayd house iiijd. To mr Watson
iijs. iiijd. To mr vicar iijs. iiijd. To sir William Lasby chanon xijd.
To John Hatclyff xijd. To Jamys Hatclyff xijd. To every man woman
and chylde that commys to my buryall one peny, prestes vjd. and clerkes
ijd. To Richerd Copsey parysh clerke xijd. To my cosyn dame Margaret
Hatclyff ijs. To the parson of st Marys xijd. To the [folio 404d.]
reparacions of st Marys chyrch xijd. To Batterellys wyff vjs. viijd. To
hys heldest sonne vjs. viijd. To my sonne Thomas Hatclyff accordyng to
my promisse a hundreth markes to the purchessyng of the owt renttes of
Hatclyff or as moche other landes to dyscharge it for the welthe of hys
chyldren, and to be put in tale accordyng to my fathers tale, and also to
the tale that I have mayd; provydyd always that the hundreth markes
that I have gyffyn him to be unpayd to the sayd landes be bought and
put in tale accordyng to the tripartytes that I have mayd. To Richerd
Hatclyff my sonne xxxl. over and above that I gyvyn hym yff God send
hym to skape at thys tyme hys sykenes and to comme to hys handes.
To William Hatclyff my sonne. To my welbeluffyd wyff Catheryne
Hatclyff all my stuff off householde with plate and joellys of aray. To
my sonne Thomas Goodhande and to my doughter hys wyff xls. To
Jane Goodhande to her maryage xls. To my sonne Gye Towers and
to my doughter hys wyff xxs. over and above that I lent theym, and that
I lent theym I forgyff them. To Alice Pavy xls. and Anne Pavy xls.,
my doughters. To John Hatclyff my sonne. To Gye Towers and to
my doughter hys wyff I bequeth my chamlet gowne withowt the furre,
and my velvyt jerkyn to Hatclyffes church and to the use and proffet
theroff. The rest of my goodes I put to the discrestion of Catheryne
Hatclyff my wyff, Thomas Hatclyff, [folio 405] William Hatclyff, Thomas
Goodhande and Gye Towers, my sonnes, whome I make executors.
Wytnesses my lorde abbot of Welhoo; master Mare; master doctor the
warden of the Gray frerys; sir Peter Mundy vicar of st Jamys; sir
Robert Watson chauntry preste. I make the parson of Hatclyff the
supervysor, and for the same and the makyng of one cope and of a
vestment of the gowne and jerkyn that I have bequethyd to Hatclyffes
church, to have for hys labor xiijs. iiijd.
Proved before P., at Lincoln, 26 August, 1531, by the executors.
The testament of W. Hessyll [of Low Toynton].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 298.]
24 February, 1530–1. I William Hessyll of Nether Toynton nygh
Horncastr' makes my last will and testament. My body to be buryed
in the church or the churchyerde of the holy appostelles Peter and Paull
of Toynton aforesayd. To our Lady warkes of Lincoln viijd. To the
high alter of Toynton for forgottyn tithys iiijd. To the church warke
ther iijs. iiijd. To Alice my doughter. To Margaret my doughter ij
yeryng qwyes. To Nicholes Hessyll one scheder foole. To Margaret
Nicholson xijd. To John Knyght. To every one of my other god chylder
iiijd. I will that my executor cause iiij messys to be sayd at Scala celi
at Boston for me and Catheryne my wyff and William Hessyll and Agnes
my father and mother. The resydue of my goodes I gyff to Thomas
Hesyll my sonne, whome I make my executor, with the oversight of sir
John Balet parson of the churche off Toynton, whome I make supervisor,
and he to have for hys labor ijs. Thes men beyng wytnes, master
Boucher; Richerd Newcom; William Teryngton; and Charlles Barret;
with other mo. Gyffyn at Toynton, [etc.].
Proved before P., at Horncastle, 8 May, 1531, by the executor.
The testament of Henry Gartham [of East Halton].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 326.]
28 February, 1530–1. I Henry Gartham of the parysh of Esthalton
upon Humbre settes my testament. I bequeth my soule vnto allmyghtty
God yt creat it and wt hys preciose blode bought it, to our Lady st Mary,
and to all the gloriose cumpeny of heven. My body to be buryd in the
church yerde of st Peter of Halton. To our Lady of Lincoln in oblacion
iiijd., and to her warke iiijd. To the church warke of Halton iijs. iiijd.
To our Lady gylde of the same viijd. To my curat the vicar of Halton to
pray for me xxd. To my doughter Agnes Jobson. To Agnes Gartham
my wyff all the housholde goodes within the house and the seller without
devydyng. I orden Agnes Gartham to be my executrix. Wytnes, sir
Thomas Ryall vicar; Thomas Gartham; William Gartham; George
Jobson; James Robenson; and William Langrek; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Castor, 16 March, 1530–1, by the executrix.