Moore Thomas 1623 of Eaton Will

Thomas Moore of Eaton 1623 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1623/54

Martii 27 1623

In the name of god Amen I Thomas Moare of Eaton in the Countye of Lecester laborer, beinge sicke in bodie but whole in minde, and of good, and perfect memorye (thankes be given to god) doe make and ordeine this my last will, and testement in manner and fourme followeinge

First I bequeath my soule into the hands of almighty god my maker hopeinge to be saved by the merritts of the death and passion of Jesus Christ my redeemer, and by no other meanes, And my bodie to the earth from whence it Came, and to be buried in the Churchyard of Eaton aforesd

It I give unto Willyam Moare my sonne 4d in full satisfaction of his porcon and Childs parte

It I give unto Alice Moare my daughter my youngest heckfore

All the rest of my goods, my debts payed, the Church satisfied, and my bodie decently brought to the ground I give unto Elizabeth Moare my wife, whome I make full executrix of this my last will and testement

In witnes whereof I have set to my hand in the original the daye and yeare first above written In the presence of Thomas Caunte Clarke and Francis Moare

Also PR/T/1623/55 identical except that the words “the original” are not there

                                                                                                                Thomas Moare this marke

Probate Melton Mowbray 29 April 1623


The true and perfect Inventory of the goods of Thomas Moore late of Eaton deceased valued and praised by Willye Caunte and … Johnson the 7th of April 1623

In the house 
Inpris: his purse & apparel13s 4d
It: one old Cubbord one litle table, one Chaire, with fourmes, & stooles, with other Implements in 
the house10s
It: pewter and brasse20s
It: tubs, payles, dishes, milk vessells, the fryeng pan, with fire reckins6s
In the parlour 
It: one bedstead, 3 Coffers with other Implements there10s
It: sheets, Coverlids and other linnen, and bedding50s
In the yard 
It: 3 beast, 6 sheep & haye5 li 10s
It: sheep Cribbs, wood, manure, and other Implements there10s
It: thinges forgotten2s
Summa11 li 11s 4d