Lewis Richard 1532 of Long Clawson will

Richard Lewys of Long Clawson 1532 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/252

In the name of god Amen the xviii day of Auguste & in the yere of our lord god mccccc & xxxii I Richard Lewys of Claxton being of good and holle mynde laude be unto allmighti god: make and ordn thys my present testament & last Will ther in conteneyde

Fyrste I Bequeth to allmyghti god my soul to heys mother Sente mare the vergen & to all the company of hevven and my body to buryede in the churche yarde of Sante … of Claxton

Itm I bequethe to the heyghe allt of the same church for offering & tythynge by me neclygently forgotyn yff any sheche be xiid

Item I bequithe to our lady of Lyncone vid

Item I bequethe to the churche of Claxton a … iis viiid and I to have yerle ii pownde of waye brynede before the … for ever payd of the … sylver

Itm I Bequethe to John my Son my … & ii Beyste oxson

Itm I Bequethe to John my Son v selver spones a payre of beyds & a gyrdyll harnessyd and also I bequethe to John my son my beyste Jakett & my beyste dobelett

Itm I bequethe to John my Son a pare of the beyste lenone shette & ii shette clotheys

Itm I bequeth to Thomas my son on sylver spone a golde ryngue & a kyrcheyffe and also I bequethe to Thomas my son an flaxson shette & a Jakytt

Itm I bequeth to Alys my doghter an sylver spone my kyne & halfe the inwarde stuffe

Itm I bequeth to the churche of Howse on shepe

Itm to Thomas … a shepe

Itm to Willm Knattechylde a shepe

Itm to Amy Daffarie a calfe & a roseytt kyrtyll

Itm I Bequethe ii trentalle to be songyn att the … allter for me & my wife with … preste

Itm I ordyn and make John & Thomas my sons my executors to se thys my wyll to be performed as they wyll make and … be fore god and the vicar to be my supviser of my will to se all thyngs performed according to my meynd

The resedu of my goods undysposed to be devidyde be twyne John my son and Thomas my son … … Thomas Gudwyn Vicar Edmonde Freman and John Wodson … … …