Plowman John 1567 of Plungar Will

John Plowman of Plungar 1567 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1567/95 and 96

In the name of god amen the fyrst day of December and the yere of owre lord mdlxvi I John Plowman of Plungar in the countye of Leicester laberer seke in body and wole in sowle & of perfett remembrans make this my last wylle as hereafter foloweth

Fyrst I bequeth my sowle to almyghtye god the father of heaven maker of all mankind and to Jesus cryst hys only son my savier & redemar and my bodye to be buryed within the chyrch yeard of Plungar

Allso I bequethe to Wyllm Plowman an ox cawlfe

It I geve to ii of my bretherne chyldryn ii shepe howgs

It I geve to Elsabeth Plowman one peyre of bedsteds on greytt arke a quye and on blak shepe howg

It I gyve to Elsabeth Pell on yowye shepe

It I gyve to the making of the … … on shepe

It I geve to Elsabeth as well an shepe howg

The rest of my guds unbequethed I geve to Doryte my wyffe whom I make myne exequetryx of thys my last wyll

These beyng witnesses

John Wyttell

John Oake

Ryc Pell

Ambrows …

Probate Eastwell 9 September 1567

The Invytorye of All the gudds moveabe and onmoveable of John Plowman of Plungar in the countye of Lecester made and prased the third day of Januarye in the yere of ower lord mdlxvi by John Blankeley John Wyttyll Rycd Pell

In primis ii powyts a pan ii peyls the dysshe bench a pair of 
It ii bords ii forms and an cheyreiiis iiiid
It iiii shets ii beydds with the …yngsvis iiiid
It a cowe & a yong swinexxs
It xii shepexxvis viiid
It an hovyll with certyn old woddiiis iiiid
It one acar of barley ii lands of peyseliis
Sumaiii li xvis