Glenn Matthew 1683 of Stathern will and inventory

Matthew Glenn of Stathern 1683 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1683/82

In the name of God Amen the twenty fourth day of August 1679 according to the Computation of the Church of England I Mathew Glen of Stathorne in the County of Leicester Blacksmith being of perfect memory and remembrance praised be God doe make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following vis

First I bequeath my soul into the hands of almighty God my maker hopeing that through the Meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and redeemer to receive free pardon and forgiveness of all my sinnes

And as for my body to be buried in Christian burial at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter nominated

Item I give unto my sonne William Glen Twelfe pence and all the toules in the Shopp the condition that my sonne William Glen doe Learne my sonne Roger Glen his Trade of a blacksmith which hee now useth

Item I give to my sonne Mathew Glen Twelfe pence

Item I give unto my sonne Roger Glen Twelfe pence

Item all the rest of my goods moveable and unmoveable I give unto Cassander my wife upon that Condition that shee shall paye all my debts and Legacies and make her sole Executrix of this my last Will & Testament revoking all other wills and Testaments

In wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the day and yeare above written

                                                                                                         Mathew Glen

Sealed and delivered in the presents of us

Henery Parnam

John Mintin

Thomas Sumner


A True Inventary taken the first day of November 1682 of the goods of Mathew Glenn of Stathorne in the County of Leicester Late deceased by Henery Parnam and Thomas Sumer both Neighbours as followeth

  £ s d
Imprimis his purse and aparel 0 6 8
Item in the house fire iron an reckons an hookes with other imployments 0 2 0
Item on table on Cubberd on forme 0 5 0
Item 3 keits 2 tubbs on truss bed on plane bed two Chesses on Coffer 0 6 8
Item two barrils two weels 0 4 0
Item two paire of flaxen sheets on paire of hempin sheets on table cloath 1 1 6
Item 2 pillowe beares on long towel two feather pillowes 2 boulsters 0 17 6
Item two Coverlids 2 blankets on Matteris 1 0 0
Item five pewter dishes 2 pewter Candelstickes on pewter cup 0 7 0
Item on brass pott 2 pans 0 10 0
Item Corne and hey in the yard 4 0 0
Item three Cowes on heffer 6 0 0
Item on hogg pig 0 6 8
Item all things unseen and forgotten 0 1 6
  15 8 6

Henery Parnam

Thomas Sumner

Probate 15 September 1683