Farthing Robert 1584 of Harby will and inventory

Robert Farthinge of Harby 1584 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1584/57

In the name of god Amen I Robert Farthinge of Harby within the countie of Leicester laborer beinge sicke in body but whole in minde thanks be given unto god doe make this my laste Will & Testament in manner and forme following

First I bequeathe my soule to almightie god who is the redemer of all mankynde and my body to be buried within the church yeard of Harby

Also I will that Elizabeth my wife shall have my house with the grounds thereunto belonging during her life and that after her decease to remain to my daughter Jhon Fathinge whome I doe make my full …

Item I give to Jhon Farthinge otherwise called Jhon Shepperdsone one Coowe and one hewe & a lame

All my goods unbequeathed moveable & unmoveable my dettes beinge paide of the whole I give thone half of it unto Jhon my daughter and the other halfe unto Elizabethe my wife whome I doe make my full executor of this my laste will and Testament

It my dette to Robert Smithe xxxiis xid

It to Elizabethe Daye xxs

It I make Thomas Dubday and Edward Nicholson the supervisors of this my last will & Testament

An Inventory of Robert Farthinge goods Latte Departed beinge prised the xiiith of July by Thomas Ives Jhon Broddill Edward Nicolson & Henry Dubday

Imprimis in the hall one table one forme ii cheares one ambery ii Nobles
and ii pennes xvis
It x pewter platters v pottingers iii sawsers iii candelsticke ii salt sellers xiis iiiid
It ii brasse potts iii litell brazen panes with other litell implements of wood xvis
It a fire yrne reckinge fire tonnge a brandirne iis
It in the parler ii paire of flaxan sheets xiiis viiid
It v paire of hardin sheetes xvis viiid
It ii coverlets vis viiid
It iiii pillowes with pillowbears viii table napkins and one bolster vis viiid
It one bedstock ii pented clothes iii coffers xis viiid
It in the chamber iiii tubes iii spinning wheles with other small implements vs
It ii ladders ii lodds of coles viis
It tow shottes vis viiid
Itm one sheepe crache one grindstone iis
It one … xxd
It ii kyne & sheepe & ii lames iiiil
It one acker of wheatte & barly one acker of pease xxs
It iii lodes of heaye vs
It one … vi hennes iis
It in his pursse vis
It one Lease taken by the said Robert Farthinge of Richard Wright for the yeare conteninge three acckers iiil

Jhon Broddill

Henry Dubday

Edward Nicolson

Thomas Ives

The mark of them

                                                                                                                             Summa totalis xvl vis vid