Moore Catherine 1603 of Holwell Will

Catherine Moore of Holwell 1603 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/225/63

In the name of God Amen The fourth daie of September the yeare of our Lord God 1603 and in the first yeare of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord James by the grace of god of England France & Ireland Kinge Defender of the faith &c & of Scotland the xxxviith I Katherin More of Hollwell in the Countye of Leic Widowe beinge of whole mynde & in good & perfect remembrance praised be god therefor make & ordaine this my present Testament conteyninge therein my last will in maner & forme followinge

First I comende my Soule into the hands of Almightie god maker of heaven & earth &c and by body to be buried in the Churchyard of Abkettlebye &c

Item I geve to my Sonne Nicholas More so much corne as will serve to sowe his yard land at this next seede tyme namely Rye, Barlie & pease

Item I geve to Richard More my sonn vi li to be paid him one yeare after my decease

Item I geve to Mathewe More my sonne xiid

Item I geve to Elizabeth More my daughter xxx li

Item I geve to Sarah More my daughter xxx li uppon this condition that shee be ruled & followe the advise of Thomas Booth my brother & John More my sonne in her mariage, but if she refuse to be ruled by them, then shee shall have but xx li & the other x li shalbe geven to my daughter Elizabeth More

Itm I geve to Nicholas my daughter Jone her sonne when he shall come to the age of xxi yeares v li

Item I geve to everie one of my daughters already married one sheepe a peece, & to everie one of the daughters children one sheepe a peece, & to Everatt Bealie one yewe sheepe

All the rest of my goods unbequeathed (my debtes payed) I geve & bequeth them unto John More my sonne whome I make & ordaine the full & whole executor of this my last will & testament

Item I appoint my brother Thomas Booth & John Bealye to be overseers of this my last will

These being witnesses Thomas Neale vicar of Abkettlebye John Hurst thelder John Bealye & Thomas Booth

Probate 3 November 1603


The Inventorie of all the goods Cattaills & Debts of Katherin More of Holwell in the County of Leic Widowe late deceased praised by these men whose names followe viz John Hurst John Bealye John Holwell & Charles Molton the second daie of November 1603

First one Cupboard, one table, two fourmes, & all other wodden stuffe in the howse, prisexxs
Item all the Brasse & pewteriii li vis viiid
Itm the Coverleds & blankettsliiis iiiid
Itm iii mattrissesxxs
Itm x paire of sheetes with pillowbeares & board clothesiii li vis viiid
Itm pillowes & boulstersxxs
Itmm iiii bedsteds & v coffersxxxxs
Itm the cheeses with the cheese hecxs
Itm the tryvis viiid
Itm all the ymplements in the Chamberxiiis iiiid
Itm in the kitchin the leade, tubs barrills with other brewinge vesselxls
Itm the Coalesxxxs
Itm the Quernesxs
Itm the wood in the neate house & plowe tymberxxs
Item two hovells of wood with other woode in the yarde & lethersxls
Itm the hey & corne in the yardl li
Itm two Iron bound carts & six harrowesvi li vis viiid
Itm xl treesxiis 4d
Itm all the Cart geares & plowe geares with the plowesxxs
It the gavellockxiid
Itm viii horses & maresxx li
Itm xvii …xxx li
Itm [blank] sheepexx li
Itm xv swine & the pulliniii li vis viiid
Itm one flick of Baconvs
Sum152 li 18s 4d

Exhibited 3 November 1603