Broxham John 1612 of Long Clawson Will

John Broxham of Long Clawson 1612 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/235/95

In the name of god Amen this thirde daye of Aprill in the tenthe yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lorde James by the grace of god, of Englande, France & Ireland Kinge defender of the Faith &c of Scotlande the fourtie & five I John Broxum of Claxton als Clauston in the Countie of Leceister Sheepgarde beinge sicke of bodye, but of perfect & good memorye (praysed be almightie god) doe make and ordayne this my last will & testament in manner followinge
Imprimis I give and bequeave my soule to god that gave it and my bodie to bee buried in the Church yarde of Claxton aforesaide

Itim I give to the church for repayreinge thereof 4d

Itim I give to my brother John Broxum of Plungar all muy apparell

Itim I give unto Myles Broxum my Cosen the sonne of the foresayed John vis viiid

Itim to his sonne Thomas Broxum my Cosen vis viiid

Itim I give unto William third sonne of my foresayed brother John vis viiid

Itim I give unto my Cosen Elenor Broxum his daughter vis viiid to bee payed presentlye after my death, and to bee put forwarde to their best behalf

Itim I give to foure of the pooreste wyddowes in this towne 1d a peece

The reste of my goodes unbequeaved I give and bequeave unto Isabell Broxum my wife whome I make sole executrixe of this my laste will and testamente and lastlye I make my master [?] John Hicklinge overseer of this my laste [“will” missing] & testamente

Testes sunt

Thomas Wrighte minister

Edwarde Smarte his marke

Probate 19 May 1612


A true Inventorye of all they goodes & Chattells of John Broxnam sheeparde late of Claxton disceased taken this 12 of Aprill 1612 By Thomas Hicklinge yeoman, & Edward Smart husbandman, of Claxton aforesd

Imprimis his purse & apparelxxiiiis
Itim in the parlour 2 payre sheets & a board cloth11s 4d
Itm 2 Towells, 2 pillowebears4s
Itim 1 stonne of woole & yarne, & 7 yardes of wollen cloth16s
Itim 2 Coverleades, 4 pillowes, one mattresse13s 4d
Itim 2 beadsteades, 1 Cubberde, 1 table, 1 forme, 1 Chest, 2 Cofers, 1 cheare44s
Itim in the house 1 tubb, 1 Kimnell, 2 payles, 1 Ca…, 2 wheles, & a forme4s
Itim of pueter, 9 peeces, 1 salt, 2 Candlestickes, & of brasse 1 pott, 3 pannes26s 8d
Itim 1 pancion, & towe pipkins, dishes & trenchears, the fire Iron, 3 potthookes, 1 pichforke, 
with other implementes3s
Itim bacon flitche3s
Itim paynted Clothes12d
Itim 2 kyne4 li
Itim 5 sheepe & a lambe26s 8d
Itim 3 hennes, 10 Chickins20d
Itim thinges Forgottenvid
The whole some is12 li 18s 2d

Thomas Hicklinge

Edward Smarte his marke