Guy Edward 1677 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Edward Guy of Long Clawson 1677 Will and Inventory

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

Be it remembered That on the third day of June in the eight and Twentieth year of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the second by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland King Defender of the faith &c Anno Dom 1676 Edward Guy late whilst he lived of Claxton als Long Clawson in the Countie of Leicest: Labourer being then sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memorie and with an intent to make and declare his last Will and Testament nuncupative or by word of mouth uttered and declared these words following or words to the same effect Viz

First he give and bequeath unto his wife Elizabeth Guy all his Goods moveable and immovable quick and dead paying all his debts and discharging his funerall expences

And secondly he did nominate and appoint her the aforesaid Elizabeth his wife to be the Sole Executrix of this his will nuncupative which premises the said Edward Guy did declare in the presence and hearing of divers credible witnesses whose names are hereunto sett Viz

Robert Guy

Edward Guy his mark

Probate 9 March 1676/7

Inventory PR/1/78

A true and perfect Inventory of all the Goods and Chattells of Edward Guy of Claxton als Long Clawson in the County of Leicester deceased the fifteenth day of November Anno Dom 1676 and prized and valued the Second day of February 1676/7 By us whose names are here subscribed

  £ s d
Imprimis his purse and apparel 00 10 00
Item In the far chamber Cheese and Seam 00 10 00
Item A brass pan and other things with four skeps & wood 01 05 00
Item In the stair head chamber bacon 00 15 00
Item A coverlid four pillows & two blanketts 00 18 00
Item Two beds with the cloathes and two coffers 01 00 00
Item In the parlour linnen, sheets, & pillo beers & napkins 01 02 00
Item A litle bed in the parlour 00 05 00
Item A tester bed with bedding and curtains &c 02 00 00
Item In the Buttery two panns two tubbs & other smal things 01 00 00
Item In the barn hay 01 10 00
Item In the Cow house three cows & a calf 07 00 00
Item Coals & manure a pig & pig trough 00 11 00
Item In the house a cubbard & table & forms & stools 01 10 00
Item Peuter in the house 00 05 00
Item Chairs and wheels and stools 00 03 00
Item things unseen and forgotten 00 02 06
                                                                                                            Sum: tot 20 6 6

Robert Wright

William Guy