Hand John 1570 of Harby will and inventory

John Hand of Harby 1570 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1570 and Probate Copy PR/I/261

In the name of god amen the xxiiiith day of Marche in the yeare of lord god 1569 That I Jhon Hand of Harby in the Contey of Leicester sicke in body and of good remembrance doo constitute & make my last will and Testiment in Maner and forme folowinge

First I bequeth my soule to allmighty god my maker and redimer and my body to by buried within the Churche yarde of Harby

Item I bequeth to my wyffe Elizabeth Hand the thridde parte of all my goods

The other ii partes I bequeth to my ii Sonnes Thomas Hand and George Hand equali devided and my Debtes to be payd uppon the wholle

Itm I will if god doo call anye of my Children before they comme to Lawfull age that his parte shalt remene to the longar liver of them

And yf my wyffe doo mary I will that she shalt put in sufficient bonds for the preformans of my children parte

I will that Thomas Hand and Rychard Hand my Bretherne shalbe the Supervisers of this my will and testiment and to have for there penes ether of them xiid

These be the debts whiche I doo owe

Imprimis to Christofoar Squeres of Melton Mowbery vis vid

Item to Mr Rychard Thorpe parson of Harbye xs

These are owing unto me

Cicili Tompson xxis vid

No signature and no witnesses

An Inventarie of the goods and Cattell of Jhon Hand of Harby in the Countye of Leicester disseassed the xxiiiith day of March Anno domini 1570 praysed by Thomas Yves Jhon Brodell Wyllyam Holmes Thomas Hand

Imprimis ii oxson the price iiil vis viiid
Item i carve xxs
Item i mare xxs
Item x sheepe xl is viiid
Item of corne and hie in the house and yerde and in the fildes iiiil
Item i … and a … xxs
Item in houshould stuffe iiil
Item ii Swyne vis viiid
                                                                                                       The Somme totalis vl