Rose George 1620 of Stathern will

George Rose of Stathern 1620 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/242/57

In the Name of God Amen I George Rose of Stathorne in the Countie of Leicester Mason being perfect in memorie but weake in bodie doe make and ordeine this my last will and testament as followeth

First I bequeath my soule into the hands of almightie god trusting only to be saved through the meritts of Jesus Christ my only saviour & redeemer & my bodie to be buried within the Churchyard of Stathorne aforesaid

Imprimis I give unto my loveing wife fortie shillings and unto my Children six pounds Current money of England to be equally devided amongst them

Item I give unto my daughters Grace & Bridgett all the linninge that was my first wives according unto her request made unto me in that behalf

Itm I give unto my wife Elizabeth the third part of the … of my household stuffe & all other my household stuffe my will is shalbe devided equally amongst my Children

Item I give amongst all my Children aforesaid the eleaven sheepe I have

Item I give unto my wife two hives of bees and a Cow which my wife brought with her and the Cow and the Quee to my Children aforesaid

Item my will is that Mr Doctor Derham shall dispose of my house as he shall thinke good for the good of my wife & Children

Itm I make my sonnes Roger Rose & William Rose the Executors of this my last will & testament

In wittnesse whereof I have subscribed my name this first day of Februarie 1620 [1620/1]

                                                                                                         The marke of George Rose


Roger Derham

Henry Derham

Thomas Linslie

Probate 31 January 1620/1 [sic, no burials recorded or remaining in Stathern Parish Registers between 1618 and 1623]