Mantle Henry 1782 of Hose will

Henry Mantle of Hose 1782 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1782/139

In the Name of God Amen The Tenth Day of September in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty One I Henry Mantle of Hose in The County of Leicester Yeoman Being Very Sick and Weak in Body but of Perfect Mind and Memory Thanks be Given unto God Therefore Calling unto Mind the Mortality of my Body And Knowing that it is Appointed for all men once to Die Do make and Ordain This my Last will and Testament and as Touching Such Worldly Estate Wherewith it hath Pleased God to Bless me with in this Life I Give Devise and Dispose of the Same in the Following Manner and Form

Imprimis I Give to my Son George Mantle The Sum of Twenty Pounds

I Give to my Son Samuel Mantle The Sum of Twenty Pounds

I Give to my Son John Mantle The Sum of Twenty Pounds

And Considering all the Rest and Residue of my Effects Lands Bills Bonds of What Kind So ever I Give unto Mary Mantle my Beloved Wife and Henry Mantle my Beloved Son Whom I make and Ordain my Joint and Sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament and I Do hereby Disallow Revoke and Disanull all and every other Former Testaments Wills by me in any ways before Named Willed and Bequeathed Ratifying and Confirming This and no other to be my Last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I Have Hereunto Set my Hand and Seal This Day and Year above Written

                                                                                                         Henry Mantle His Mark

Signed Sealed Published Pronounced and Declared by the Same Henry Mantle as His Last Will and Testament in The Presence of us

William Garratt

William Shillcock

At Melton Mowbray 8th May 1782

Let a Probat be made to Mary Mantle the Executrix Reserving a power for Henry Mantle the other Executor to prove when of proper age

The said Mary Mantle having been duly sworn as well to the faithful Execution of the Will as that the Personal Estate of the deceased will not amount in value to the sum of One hundred Pounds

                                                                                                         Before Us Edward Taylor