Francis John 1553 of Harby will and inventory

John Frances of Harby 1553 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1553

In the name of god Amen the xxiiiith day of January yn the year of our lorde god mdliii I John Frances of Harbye in the Countie of Leicester … my … with a good remembrance make this my last wyll & testament yn forme & maner as here followeth

Fyrst I beqweth my soule unto almyghtie god my saviour & by bodye to be buryed yn the Church yarde of Harby afore named

It I wyll & beqweth to John Frances my son a teame a gilt & a share iiii … wythes a short teame for to goo betweyne horse & … a carte with … payre of wheles to yt for … carte he shalt pay to Robert Frances viiis iiiid when he cometh to the age of xx years

It I beqweth to William & Gregorie Frances my sons two iron harows & a … …. with iron

It to eyther A stryke of wheate & a stryke of malte

It I beqweth to William my son my best Jaket & a cowe after the death of his mother

It to Thomas & Rich Porter a sheep a lame

The residue of all my goods unbeqwethed I will & beqweth to Katheryne my wyfe whome I ordeyne & make my true & lawfull executor & William Porter executor with her havyng for his labor iiis iiiid for to see yt my last Will & testament accomplished & fulfilled

Wytness to the same William … Ric Watson John Frances & others

Invetory of all the goods & catell of John Frances depted and praysed by Ric Watson Thomas Dowbleday Wiliam Dowbleday & Thomas … the vi day of April

It ii kyne & a … praysed to

It viii sheepe

It ii qrte of malte

It halfe a quart of wheate

It a acre of wheate another of barley & two of pease

It ii brasse potts a candelstyke pewter & pans

It a matresse a coverlet towe payre of sheets & two table clothes

It a carte a … and a share

It two old yron harowe & a whele with yron upon it

It a havell

It ii towels ii bolsters & ii …

It a frying pan a table a forme a … a coffer & ii cadelstyks