Caunt Margaret 1615 of Stathern will

Margaret Caunt of Stathern 1615 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1615/131

Stathorne Januarii Secundo Anno dni 1614 [1614/5]

In the name of god amen I Margett Caunte of Stathorne in the Countey of Lecester widdow beinge sicke in bodye But in good & perfecte memorye god be thanked doe constitute ordeyne & make this my laste will & testament in manner & forme followinge

First I give & bequeath my soule into the hands of almightye god, my body to be buried in the Churchyard of Stathorne, & my goods to be distributed as followeth

Imprimis I give & bequeath unto my sonne Willm Caunte a blacke steere

Itm I give to my daughter Anne Caunte a blacke … Cowe & a blacke … Calfe

Itm I give to my sonne Willm a … yoe [ewe] & a blacke … hogge

Itm I give to Willm my sonne a payre of hempen sheets & a payre of harden sheets a boulster a pillow a pillow beare and a white blanckett a redd & yellow Coverlide wrought into Lynnen three table napkins tow peuter platters a bigger & a lesser a sault … a greate brasse pott & an Arke

Itm I give to Anne my Daughter a … & a hogge, iii payre of flaxen sheets, two payre of hempen & harden sheets iii payre of pillowbeares one towel of three yards longe a tick boulster, a … boulster iiii pillowes & a white blanckett a blew & yellow Coverlyde a board cloath viii napkins a cubbord vi peeces of pewter the bigger Candlesticke one Chaffinge dish one sault v pordingers a table & a frame with a frame a chayre a brasse pott a kettle a broad brinked pann a Red Coffer & a smale coffer a bed tow lynnen wheeles one barrell ii … a foure galland kitt a tubb a round Kimnell a pipen a Can a fryinge pann iiii henns & a Cocke a spit & a leather bottell a boule a fyre Iron, one hooke

Itm to Willm my sonne a towell stricken over with blewe a litle frame a candlestick all the paynted cloathes

Itm to Gabriell Caunts children one calfe if the cow doe well

Itm to Willm Walker one strike of pease

The rest of my goods unbequeathed my debts legacyes & funeral discharged I give to my sonne Gabriell whom I make the full & sole executor of this my last will & testament

Wittnesses George Rouse & … Walker

Probate 18 April 1615