Farthing Robert 1553 of Harby will and inventory

Robert Ferthynge of Harby 1553 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1553/36

In the name of god Amen the vth day of April yn the year of our lord god mdliii I Robert Ferthynge of Harbye in the Countie of Leicester havyng my naturall wille & goods … make this my last will & testament in forme & maner as here followeth

Fyrst I beqweth my soule unto almyghty god my savior & my bodye for to be buryed in the church yarde of Harbie afore named

It I Will & beqweth to Nicolas my son a … carte & carte gers a ploughe with a … & a …

It I beqweth to William my son a two yard saw a … & a spyndell for a gryndelstone

… … … …

It I beqweth to William & Nicolas my sons the residue of all my tools belonging to the occupation of a plough wright & also a hovel … to be equally devyded betwyxte them

It I will to Isabell my doughter a pot & a pane

The residue of all my goods unbeqwethed (my debts payed) I will & beqwethe to Agnes my Wyfe whom I ordeyne & make my true & lawfull executor to see this my last Will & testament accopleshed & fulfilled & William my son … … to the same

Witness Thomas Dowbleday Ric Dowbleday William … & others

Inventory of all the goods & catell of Robert Ferthyng depted prysed by Thomas Dowbleday William … Ric Dowbleday & Thomas …alseley the vith day of April

It iii kyne                                                                                                                                                                            

It a …

It vii shepe

It a cocke & viii hens

It a carte & carte gers a ploughe & ploughe gers

It a hovel

It axes & wymbles with other tools

It iii potts ii pans a ketell & some peeces of pewter

It a cubbord ii coffers with other howsehold stuffe