Caunt John 1522 of Stathern will

John Caunt of Stathern 1522 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/251

In the name of gode Amen the xvi day of the moneth of Maye In the yere of our lord god mcccccxxii be yt knowen that I John Cawnte of the town of Stathern in the cownty of Leic beynge hole of and gude memory neverthelese sike of bodye make thys my last wyll and testament in this maner

First I bequeyth my soule to gode Almyghty and to our lady seynt Mary with all the company of heven and my Bodye to be beried in the church yard of seynt Guthlake of Stathern and I wyll that my best … beest shalby my mortuary  and ordynge to the … of the … … of Statherne

Item I gyff & bequeyth to my mother church of Lincoln vid

Item to the hy alter of Statherne vid

Item I gyff Edward … of a table of alaster for to be sett … seynt Margarett alter in the church of Stathern …

It to the church of Hardeby iiis iiiid

Item I gyff to Agnes my wyff my best …

Item to Robert Cawnt my yongest son my second …

It to Agnes my wyff my best garment

It to the said Robt Cawnte my second garment

Item to the said Robert Cawnte my third garment

It I gyff to my son Wyllm Cawnte half a quart corn

It I gyff to John Holme the dowghter of Thomas Holme a cowe

It I gyff to the seid John a bras pott and a pane

Item to the said John Holme a coverlett a matrise iii sheytes

Item I gyff to Thomas Holme of Lityll Dalby a bushell corne

I gyff to Wylliam Canfeld a bushell corne

Itm I gyff to Wyllm Blankeney a bushell corne

It I gyff to … …a calf

Item I gyff to Thomas Dybbyldey laytely depted in Hardeby a nold [sic] garment to make hym a cott of

Also I wyll that I shalby honestely brought to the grownde

Of my hole substance of my gudds and my detts to be paid of the same and haftward I will that all my gudds shalby devyded in iii parts the first part to my self the second parte to Agnes my wyff the Thyrd parte to Robert Cawnt my youngest son … to dypose for the elth of my soule as they thinke shalbe most necessary

Also I here ordane my exutores of this my last wyll Agnes Cawnte my wyff and Robert Cawnte my sone

Thies witnes Sr John Johnson prest of the same Robert Barneby prest John Cawnte of Hardebye Thomas Holme of Lytyll Dalby

Also I have ordenyd Thomas Hand of Hardeby to be my lawfull Supvisor of this my last Wyll

Thes Witnes aforseid … … Alys her … … testamentary