Adcock Geoffrey 1567 of Scalford Will

Geoffrey Adcock of Scalford 1567 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/258/28

In the name of god amen the xxii daye of Marche the yere of our lord god 1567 I Geffrey Adcocke of Skalford within the countie of Leicester husbandman do make this my Laste will and Testament in maner & forme folowinge

First I bequiethe my soule to allmightie god and my bodye to be buryed in the churche yearde of Skalford

Item I give to the mother churche of Lincoln xiid

Item I give to Skalford churche stocke iiis iiiid

Item I will and bequeithe to Thomas Adcocke my eldest sone half a quarter of malte a busshell of barly a stryke of rye & a stryke of peese to be paid of the croppe which I leave behind me

Ite I bequiethe to Elizabethe Webster a busshell of mawlte a stryke of barley & a stryke of peese to be paid of the same croppe

Item I give to Willm her sonne one Lambe hogge

Item I give to John her sonne an other Lambe hogge

Item I bequiethe to my daughter Katherine a busshell of barly a stryke of malte and a stryke of peese

Item I give to her two children to eyther of them a Lambe

Item I will and bequiethe to my dawghter Margarett the second brasse pott & the bigger brasse panne iiii platters two sawcers one candlestick

Item I give to Margaret ii paire of sheets one sheyte of flaxen & thre of harden

Item I give to her a Cowe and a calf of a yere old

Item I give to my sonne Thomas children to every of them a Lambe hogge

Item I give to my dawghter Margaret ii of my best Lambe hoggs and I will that my dawghter Margaret shall receave at the daye of my sonne Nicholas maryage of the money which he shall receave for sheepe xs and the … Cowe

Item a coverlet and a mattres a cupboard

Item I give to my Sonne Thomas a quarter of malte

The rest of my goods nott bequiethed my detts beinge paid I will & bequieth unto my Sonne Nycholas whom I make my sole executor and I will that Ralf Segrave be my supervisor of this my laste will & testament

These beinge witnesses Willm Astall Wm Byrry Thomas Adcock and James Waidson with other moo

Probate Leicester 8 July 1567