Musgrave John 1626 of Scalford Will

John Musgrave of Scalford 1626 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/243

In the name of God Amen I John Musgrave of Scalford in the Countye of Leic shepheard sicke in Bodye but whole & perfect in mynde and memorye thancks bee to God doe here make and ordayne this my last will and Testamt in manner and forme followeing March the 9 and the first yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of God kynge of Greate Britayne France and Ireland Defender of the faithe &c and in the yeare of our Lord God 1625

First I bequeathe my Soule to God Almightye that gave it mee, and my bodye to bee buryed in the Churche of Scalford aforesayde

Itm I gyve to the poore of Scalford fifty shillings whereof ten to Margarett Juddicarye

Itm I gyve xs toward making of hassocks for thee chancelle when the parishoners receave the sacrament

I doe make and ordayne Extors to this my laste Will and Testamt John Musson of Scalford aforesayed and Ambrose Coldson of Frabee boathe in the Countye of Leic yeomen

Itm after my decease I gyve all the reste of my goods moveable and unmoveable to John Musson and Ambrose Coldson aforesd myne Extors

                                                                                                                John Musgrave signum

Theise beinge witnesses to this my last will and Testmt Reade Sealed and delivered in the presence of us

Joshua Man

Christopher Chamberlayne Signum

Be it knowen unto all men by theise presents That John Musgrave revoking all other wills do ordayne and make this my last will and testmt above written Aprill this 7 1626

Probate 2 May 1626


An Inventory of the goods of John Musgrave of Scalforde in the countye of Leicester sheperd taken and praysed the xxixth of Aprill 1626 by us Raffe Berry and Rychard Tyers

Imprimis his Bedsteade and one matris and sheetes and ii blanketesvs
Itam one cheare and a cofer & a little other trashiis
Itam one Bonde of detexv li vis
Itam his purs and aparilliiis iiiid
Sumexv li xvis iiiid