Blankley William 1695 of Eaton Will

William Blankley of Eaton 1695 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1695/60

In the name of God Amen The twentyeth day of May 1694 in the fifth yeare of our Majesties Rane by the grase of god of England Scotland Franse and Ireland King Defender of the faith &c I William Blanckly of Eaton in the County of Lesester Shapard being sicke and weake but of sound and parfect memory Thankes bee to Allmighty God for the same and Calling to mind the uncertaine state of this Transitory life and that all flesh must yelde unto death when it please god to call and being desioreous to setel things in order & make this my last will and Testament in maner and form following That is to say

First I give and beequeath my Soule to All mighty god my maker and Jesus Christe my Redemer and to the holy goste my Sanctifier and my body to the Earth from whence itt Came to be bured in such decent and Christian maner as to my Executor shall thinke meete and Convenient there to reste untill my Sowle and body shall mete againe and to bee joined togather agane at the Joyfull resurrection and be made partakers of the never fading ioyes of imortality wich god in his mercy through The merritts of Jesus Christ alone hath promised and prepared for all those that truly repent and be live in him and touching such Temporall Estate as the Lord hath beene plesed far above my desarts to be sto upon me I doe order give bequaeth and dispose The …

Unto Richard Blanckly the Sume of one shilin

Item I give unto Henry Blackly the sume of one shilin

Item I give unto Ann Peniston of Plonger the sum of one shiling to bee pade by my Executere

Lastly I make my wife full Executere of this my Last will and testement to whom I be queath all the Remander of my personall Estate after the Satisfaction of my dets and paments of the legisis above by me bequeath

In witnes whereof here unto set my hand and Seale the day and yeare above writon

                                                                                                                William Blanckly [his mark]

Edward Exton

Thomas Houf [his mark]

Executrix sworn 18 July 1635


An Inmatary of all the goods cattels & chattels moveable & immoveable appertaining to the Executor of William Blankly of Eaton lately deceas’d

Imprimis purse & Apparel300
Barrels, Tubs, & pailes0100
A cob of hay & manure0180
& other offall things1000
A stock of beeds0050
A grindle stone0016
3 cows & one calfe8000
16 sheepe6000
One pigge0120
Brass & puter3100
One bed, woollen & linen3000
4 chestes, 2 boxes, on cubbard & a table2050
One fire iron & other irons0100
Three chaires and one reel & wheeles0080