Blagg William 1677 of Hose then Scalford Will

William Blagg of Hose then Scalford 1677 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1677/106

In the Name of God Amen the third day of February in the seaven & twentith yere of the raigne of our Soveraigne lord King Charles the second of England &c Anno Domi 1674 I William Blagge thelder late of Hose & now of Scalford in the Countie of Leicester yeoman being of good & perfect memory (praised be god for it) Doe make & ordain this my last will & testament in manner & forme following

First I give my soule to god that gave it me hopeing through Christs merritts to be made partaker of life everlasting And my bodie I comend to be decently buried And as for my worldly goods & chattles which god hath lent mee I give & bequeath as followeth (that is to say)

First I give & bequeath unto my Grandchild John Blagge twentie shillings to be paid unto him within one yeare next after my decease

Allsoe I give & bequeath unto my sonne William Blagge & to his wife twelve pence apeise

All the rest of my goods chattles & cattles whatsoever (my debts legacies & funerall expences being paid) I give & bequeath unto my sonne Thomas Blagge whom I make full & sole Executor of this my last will & testament Revokeing all former wills & testaments by mee heretofore made

In wittnes whereof I the said William Blagge thelder have hereunto sett my hand & seale the day & yere abovesaid

                                                                                                                The marke of William Blagge

Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of us

Ja Julian

Will Trigge

Probate 17 December 1677


A true & perfect Inventory of all the goods chattels & cattels of which Willm Blagg the elder late of Scalford died seized taken by Willm Chester & John Francke of Scalford December the 14th 1677

Imps his purse & wearing apparel500
Seaven sheetes120
Six napkins030
Two pillowbeares030
Foure yeards of clothe040
Two tablecloths090
One chest080
One coffer & a truncke with the pewter in it086
Two coverlids1120
A beadstead & the hangings1100
Two cushion040
One brasse pott0100
Another beadstead with the beding100
One tubb0126
A chest with the featherbedd in it126
Some small things forgotten or not named  050

William Chester

John Francks his marke

Exhibited 17 December 1677