Spencer Richard 1561 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Richard Spencer of Long Clawson 1561 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1561

In the name of god Amen In the yeare of oure lorde god mccccclxi the xxviiith daye of Auguste and in the thyrde yeare of the reigne of Elizabethe by the grace of god quene of Englande France and Ierlande Defender of the feathe &c wytnessethe that I Rycharde Spenser of Claxton labouring man being syke in body and of good and perfette remembrans do ordene and make thys my laste wylle and testament in maner and forme hereafter folowyng

Fyrste I bequethe my sole to almyghtie god my savyor and redemer and my body to be buryed in the churche yarde of Claxton my paryshe churche

It I bequethe to the mother churche of Lyncolne iiiid

It to my curate for all my tythes neclygently omitted and forgotten iiiid

It to my paryshe Churche xiid

It I bequethe to Wyllyam Spenser my eldeste sune vi li xiiis iiiid

It to Thomas Spenser my second sune vi li xiiis iiiid

It I wylle that Ales my wyffe and Christofer my yongest sune shall have all the reste of my guddes & detts unbequethede

It I ordene and make Ales my wyffe fulle executrix of thys my laste wylle and testament

Thes wytnesses Christofer Goodwynne vycare and Thomas Byarde wythe other mo

Thys ys the Inventory of all the gudds of Rycharde Spinser of Claxton lately departed praysed by Thomas Byard Wyllyam Gye Wyllyam Hicling Henre … Lawrants Maryit Wythe other moo

Imprimis iiii kye ii yerlinge calves iiii li vis viiid
It A skore of shepe xls xiiis iiiid
It all brasse and puter xxs vis iiiid
It all trene ware xxs vis viiid
It all Bedding and lyning clothe iii li
It halfe a quarter of pease and halfe a quarter of maulte xs
It the haye xs
It a … hogge vs
It all detts xviii Ii vid
It an acre of weate grounde and a halfe xs
It an acre of pease grounde xiid
It a sowe and a shote vs iiiid
It vi hennes iis
Suma totalis xxxii I xviiis viiid