Rouse Cicely 1638 of Stathern will and inventory

Cicely Rouse of Stathern 1638 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/249/108

Julie 25th 1638

In the name of God Amen I Cicely Rouse of Stathorne in the Countie of Leicester Widdow sicke in body but thankes bee given to God of perfect memorie doe make my last will and testament in manner and forme following vid

First I bequeath my soule into the hands of almightie God my Creator and Redeemer & my bodie to bee buried in the church yard of Stathorne

It I give unto George Huddleston my sonne in lawe five pounds thirteen shilling four pence of the twentie pounds due out of the oxgang of land which my sonne Francis had halfe a yeare … the … of it then to be …

It I give unto Roger Lee my sonne in lawe two pounds thirteen shilling four pence of the same mony to be paid at the same time

It I give unto Margarie Lee the daughter of Roger Lee my neece five markes which her father oweth mee & likewise my heifer I give unto her

It I give unto my sonne James twelve pence

It I give unto Priscilla, An & Briget my daughters all my housholde goods except those which are expressed to be given to my sonne Michael

It I give unto my sonns John & George 3s 4d a peece

It I give unto Richard Bacon my sonne in law three pounds due to me upon a bond from William Moare of Eaton

Item I give the other ten shillings of the aforesaid bond to the poore of Stathorne at the discretion of my executor

It I give unto John Rouse the sonne of Thomas Rouse …

It I give unto my sonne Michael sixe pounds thirteene shilling foure pence my best bedstead two paire of sheets a mattrice two blanquetts a coverlid a paire of pillow beares a pillow & a boulster a great pan a little pan of the middle sort two dishes of pewter to whome I give my cowes my sowe & piggs my crop both of corne & hay & all the rest of my goods & cattells & chattels moveable & unmoveable, whome I doe make executor of this my last will & testament

                                                                                                         Sig Cicley Rouse

Witnesses of this last will & testament are

Richard Rouse Clerc

Richard Rowse


A true and perfect Inventory taken the first daye of September in the yeare of our Lord god 1638 of the goods & Chattell of Sissile Rowse late of Stathorne in the Countie of Leicester widdow deceased prized by James Rowse & Thomas Rowse of Stathorne aforesaid as followeth

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Imprimis her purse and Apparrell 2 0 0
Item two Cowes 4 0 0
Item Corne and haye 6 13 4
Itm one Cowe and three piggs 1 0 0
Itm eight Sheepe 1 15 0
It seaven brasse pans and one Scimmer 1 8 0
It one pott and one Candlesticke 0 5 0
It a fireiron a gallowtree five hooks a paire of tongues a fire scimmer & one      
chafein dish 0 8 0
It towe pieces of pewter 0 12 0
It a spit a paire of Cobirons a brandiron two paire of pott hooks 0 5 0
Item foure Bedsteads 1 10 0
Itm 5 paire of sheets two napkins fowre pillowbears three table clothes 1 6 8
Item 3 Coffers one Chest a table & frame 0 8 0
Itm 6 Coverings for bedds & sixe blankets 2 0 0
It a fetherbedd a flockbedd a wool bed 3 Mattresses 2 pillowes 2 bolsters one      
paire of bed Curtins 1 10 0
It one salting trough one Moulding trough five formes foure bords a bolting tunn      
foure apeltrees one plow … 4 … for a Bed 0 6 8
It one Cheese presse a sheese heck and a Cheese board 0 3 6
Item foure Cittes two Tubbs a barrell a traye and a … Citt 0 6 8
Item two tables a Cupboard three Chairs 0 5 0
Itm foure Panchins with anie other thing forgot and not prized 0 2 6
                                                                           Summa total 26 5 4

James Rowse his marke

Tho: Rowse his marke

Probate 5 October 1638