Lee Valentine 1665 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Valentine Lee of Long Clawson 1665 Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1665

In the name of god Amen Julie the fourteenth Anno dni 1664 I Vallentine Lee of Claxton otherwaies Clawson in the countie of Leicester laborer, beinge sick in bodie yet of good & perfect Memorie blessed be god, doe make and ordaine this my last will & Testamt in manner and forme following

First I bequeath my Soule to almightie god who gave it me, in whom and by whom I trust to be saved through a livelie faith in Jesus Christ, and my bodie to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in Christian buriall, and as for my worldlie goods to be taken & had after my decease I give & bequeath as hearafter followeth

Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my son Joseph Lee thirtie pounds of lawfull englishe mony, to be paied in maner & forme followinge that is to say, ten pounds parcell thereof when he shalbe able to put to a trade and the other twentie pounds when he shall come forth of his apprentiship and yf it shall fortune that he goe not to a trade then the whole sum of thirtie pounds to be pd at the tyme when he shall Come to the age of one & twentie yeares provided that yf Dorothie nowe my wife shall after my decease be married to another man, then my will & mynde is that shee the sd Dorothie her executors or assignes shall pay the sd sume of thirtie pounds within six monthes next after her marriage to him that shalbe appointed gardean to and for the use & benefit of the sd Josephe

Itm I alsoe give unto the sd Joseph one tester bedstead, one frame table one ioyned Cheire, one cheist and …ewe hogge to his use at the present

And also my will is, & I desire and appoint my brother in law John Daft of Hicklinge in the Countie of Notts yeoman to be gardener to & for my sd son Joseph

Itm I give and bequeath unto the sd Dorothie my wife to pay my debts Leagacies & funarall & expences, all my mony, goods, cattel & Chattels unbequeathed moveable & unmoveable whatsoever or wheresoever whom I make & ordaine to be sole and whole executrix of this my last will and Testament

In Witnes whereof I the saied Vallentine Lee have hereunto sett my hand and seale the day and yeare above written

                                                                                                         The marke and seal of Vallentine Lee

Read published sealed & delivered in the presence of these witnesses

Tho: Storer

William Knott


An Inventory of all the goods and Chattels of Valintine Lee late of Claxton Longa in the County of Leicester Deceased taken and aprised the Seaventh day of September 1664 by Robert Knott

  ll ss dd
Imprimis for pursse and Apparrell 1 0 0
Item in Bonds and Bills 49 0 0
Item one Table with the frame and twoe Chaires, with other wooden Weare      
in the house 0 16 0
Item in the Butrie, two barrells, with panshions and other things 0 5 0
Item fire Irons, with the galotree and the hookes 0 2 6
Item the Brasse beinge Three panns and one pott 1 5 0
Item puter being Three Dishes 0 3 0
Item in the Parlour, one Cubard & bedstead 1 8 0
Item one Cheast and a Coffer 0 4 6
Item for the Linin being Two paires of Sheetes, Three Napkins, two pillow beares 0 13 0
Item one Bed hillinge, one blankit Twoe pillows, and Mattris with other      
implements  0 16 6
Item Two kinnells, Two Hives, Twoe Wheeles with other Implements in the      
Chamber 1 0 0
Item in the Provision Chamber 1 5 0
Item for Kine and a calfe 9 0 0
Item Two Piggs 1 4 0
Item five Sheepe 1 5 0
Item Corne and hay 9 0 0
  78 7 6

Probate 7 April 1665