Goodwin Christopher 1581 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Christopher Goodwin of Long Clawson 1581 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1581/68

In the name of god Amen the x daye of July in the yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraign ladye quene Elizabeth & in the yeare of our Lorde 1581 I Xpofer Goodwin Late of Claxton in the County of Leic Clarke nowe decessyd doe ordaine and and make this my Last will and testament in maner and forme following

Firste I bequeath my sole to Almiyghtye god hopinge to be savyd by his mercie in Christ

First I give to the poore mans boxe iiis iiiid

Itm I give to everye poore cottage in the towne iiiid

Itm I give to the towne Stocke xls xiiis iiiid

Itm I give to Willm Robinson & his childer xii yew lames

Itm I give to my brother Wyllm Hicklings childer xx yewe lames

Itm I give to my Brother Willm Hickling vii l that he owes me

Itm I give to my brother Roger Goodwin xx l that my brother Wyllm Hickling owes me

Itm I give to my Syster Grace Goodwin all my howsehold goodes all my kye all my ould shepe and xx of my best Lames

Item I give to John Wryght and Robert Wryght one yew Lame between them

Itm I give to Willm … and Robert … one yew lame between them

Itm I give to Thomas Smyth xxs

Itm I give to Edmund Moreley xls

Itm I give to Humfrey Byard xxs of the foure markes he owes and the rest that remains which ys xxxiiis iiiid I give to my brother Roger Goodwin

Itm I give to Christofer … vis viiid

Itm I give to Augnes Gye and to Margeret Gye ether of them xiid

Itm I give to … … one lame

Itm I gyve to Rychard Gye xiid

The resydewe of all my goods I gyve to my brother Roger Goodwin to warde the performance of this my wyll and I make my brother Roger Goodwin my trewe and Lawfull Executor to see this my Last wyll performyd

Also I make Rychard Byard the younger and Wyllm Hiclig my Supervysors and I gyve to ether of them vis viiid

Thesse beinge witnesses Rychard Byard Thomas Smyth Willm Gye Rychard Hoberd Wyllm Robinson George Holte

This is the trewe Invetorye of all the goods and cattels of Sr Xpofer Goodwyn of Claxton clarke deceased preasyd and valued the xxxth daye of July 1581 xxiiith yere of the reigne of our Soveraigne Lady quene Elyzabethe by these men whose names followe Rychard Byard the elder Rychard Byard the younger Rychard Hoberd Henry Holte

Impris his purse and his apparell x l
Itm in kye and a herfer vii l
Itm xix old shepe & v score lames xiiii l
Itm puter & brasse iii l
Itm ii featherbeds ii mattress ii pillowes vi bolsters vi l
Itm v coverleds ii blanckets ls
Itm all the linnens in the howse v l
Itm iiii cofers & iii bedsteds xiiis iiiid
Itm the leade with all the brewing vessels xxvis iiiid
Itm ii bords ii cheares iii formes xiiis iiiid
Itm Spyte coberde with all other iron ware vis viiid
Itm the Swyne in the yard xiiis iiiid
Itm all the pullin xxd
Itm hey & pease iii l vis viiid
                                                                                    Suma totalis 54 li 11s 8d  

Probate 1 December 1581