Chester John 1570 of Harby will

John Chester of Harby 1570 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1570

In the name of god amen In the yeare of oure lord god 1570 the vii day of October I Jhon Chester of Harby in the Countie of Leicester sicke in body but of good & perfect remembrance doo ordaine and make my last wyll & Testament in maner and forme folowinge

First I bequeath my Soule to god my hevenli father and my body to be buryed within the Church yard of Harby

Itm I bequeath to my wyfe Jone Chester my house to bringe up my Children

Itm I bequeath to my wyfe the thirde parte of my goods the other ii partes I bequeath to my iii Children equalie devided my deptes beinge uppon the …

Also I wyll that yf god call for anye of my children before they come to lawfull age that there parte … … to the longer living

Itm I give to my mother Jane Dove my best Cow and if my wyfe and my mother cannot agree together that then my wyfe shall geve her xxl of monye to departe from her

Itm I bequeath to my iiii god children each of them iiiid

Itm I bequeath to my uncle Nicolas Dove my best coate and doublet hose … hat and shirte

Itm I give to Agnes Dovexiis and to her daughter Margarett Dove

Itm I give to Wydow Holinson iiiid and I make my wyfe and my children full executors of this my will and testament

Itm I wyll that my father … Walker and my brother Robert Wright shall be the supervisors of my Wyll and to have ether of them for their pains xiid

These be depts which I doe owe Imprimis to Agnes Dove viil and a pot

It to Jhon Dove viil to Hamblet Dove viil

Itm to Rychard Dove viil and a yewe sheppe … bequeath to him …the yew sheppe

These beinge witnesses

George Benet Curat

Roger Walker of Langar

… Porter of Harby

Robert Wright of Langar with …

Probate 18 December 1570