Berry John 1568 of Hose Will

John Berry of Hose 1568 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/259 page 4 and PR/T/1568/55

In dei Noie Amen the xiiiith daye of Februarie & in the yere of our Lorde god 1568 I John Berry of Hoose within the Countie of Leicester Laborer, Sicke in body but of a hole & perfecte memorie, do make my last will and testament in maner and forme folowinge

Firste I bequiethe my soule to allmighty god and my body to be buryed in my parishe church yearde of Hoose

Item I bequiethe to the mother churche of Lincolne iid

Item I give unto Willm Rowse the yonger one shepe

Item to Margarett Spencer one shepe

Item I bequiethe unto Elles Arnolde my sonne in Lawe vi strikes of wheate and xxxiiis iiiid in monie

Item I Bequiethe unto Willm Arnolde and John Arnolde, sonnes unto the forsaid Elles x shepe and iiii hives of Bees to be sett forthe for their profit

Item I do give unto the said Willm and John Arnold two kyne and xxvis viiid in monie to be delivered after the decease of Elizabethe my wyffe

Te resydewe of my goods (my detts Legacies and bequestes paid) I do give unto Elizabethe my wife whom I do make my full executrixe, and Elles Arnolde my supervysor of this my will and testament

Theis beinge witnesses Edwarde Tompsonne clerke John Spencer and Richard Hande with others

Probate 8 April 1568 at Melton Mowbray to executrix