Faulks John 1685 of Hose Will

John Faulks of Hose 1685 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1685/69

In the name of God Amen I John Fawkes of Hose in the County of Leicester yeoman Beinge weake in Body but of a sound and perfect Mind and Memory praise be therefore Given to Allmighty God doe make and ordaine this my Last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge that is to say

First and principally I commend my Soule into the hands of Allmighty God hopeing through the Merrits death and passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my Sins and to Inherit Everlastinge life and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently Buried at the discretion of my Executor here after named and as touching the disposition of all such temporall Estate as it hath pleased Allmighty god to bestow upon mee I give and dispose thereof as followeth

Imprimis: first I will that my debts and funerall Charges shall be paid and discharged

Item I Give unto my Lovinge wife one Messuage or tenement with the Appurtenances belonginge thereunto and allso one halfe oxgainge of land lyinge and beinge within the Liberties of Hose fords dureinge her Naturall Life and after her decease I give it to my kinsman Richard Fawkes of Longe Claxton to him and his heires for ever

Item I give unto Cisly my lovinge wife all my goods dureinge her life exeptinge my sheepe

Item I give unto Cisely Marriot Tenn pounds which her husband William Marriot hath in his hand allready provided hee fech a loade of Coales every yeare dureinge the Terme of my wifes Naturall life

Item I give unto Cisely Marriot one furness pan and a Brass Morter and three puter dishes and one Chist Standinge between the beds in the parler and one tubb after my wifes decease

Itm Give unto Thomas Marriot one yoe

Item I Give unto William Marriot one …

Item I Give unto Richard Marriot one … within one Moneth after my decease

Item I Give unto Richard Fawkes the younger one yoe

Item I give unto John Fawkes one yoe and Lamb

Item I Give unto Thomas Fawkes one yoe within one Moneth after my decease

Item I give unto William Mason the younger one ewe Lamb

Item I Give unto Mary Marriot one Lamb to bee Received as abovesaid within a Moneth after my decease

All the Rest and Resedue of my goods Chatell & Catell undisposed on after my wifes decease I doe give and bequeath unto my Loveinge kinsman Richard Fawkes whome I doe make full and Sole Exector of this my last will and Testament and I doe hereby Revoake disanull and make void all former wills and Testaments by mee heretofore made

In wittness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this sixt day of August in the Thirty sixt yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of god of England Scotland France and Ireland kinge defender of the faith 1684

                                                                                                                John Fawkes his marke & seale

Sealed subscribed and delivered in the presence of

John Smyth

William Marriot

Thomas Chambers his mark


A true and perfect Inventory of all the goods Cattel and Chattells of John Faux of Hose in the County of Leicester deceased the 30 day of May in the year of our Lord 1685 and prized by us whose names are under written the 11 day of June following

Imprimis His purse and apparel168
In the hall one cubbard one table three buffit stooles and other wooden ware0164
Item Brass and Pewter0114
Item A Copper pan0100
In the Chamber over the hall one chest with some Linnen in it068
Item One coffer with a cheese heck and foure cheese and a piece of bacon and   
other small things094
Item Corn in the Chamber050
In the Chamber over the Parlour one bed with a little Trumpery043
In the Parlour One bed one chest one box and other things084
In the daity three berrills two saws one tubb a churn and other things0103
Item Coales in the Coal house and two little troughs068
Item Three Cows4100
Item Eight Sheep and a pig268
Item The Cropp of the Ground654
Item The Fire iron and gallowtree and hookes and things unseen and forgotten034
                                                                                                           Tot: Sum:1902

John Rowse

Edward Hallam

William Marriott