Wilson John 1554 of Stathern will

John Wilson of Stathern 1554 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1554/91

In the name of god amen the viith day of Februarye in the yere of our lord god mcccccliiii I John Wylson of Stathern in the Countye of Lecyter husbandman of good mynde & perfyte memorye make my last wyll & testament in forme & maner folowyng

Fyrste I comytt my soule to the mercy of almyghtey god & my body to be buryed in the churchyard of Stathern aforsayd & my mortuarye as the lawe & costame 20 …

Ite I bequeth to the hyghe altere iiiid & to our mother churche of Lyncolne iid

Ite I geve to Thomas my sonne the coppye of the house where he dwell

It I geve to Wyllm my sonne xxs to John my sonne xxs to Mary my daughter xxs to Thomas George my sonne in lawe one quye or heifer of ii yers and the resydue of my goods with the profyte of my farme where I dwelle during the yers of my coppye contened therein (… my legaces & detts paied) I bequyeth to Margaret my wyfe Richard my sonne & George my sonne whom I make myne executors & wyllyng my wyfe to have the halfe against the .. of … maner of … as well of my … as other goods during her wydohed & if she marye agayne that my ii sonnes Rychard & George to have the farme & she to be quyte therof contenting her self with the half of my other goods aforsayd

These be wytnesses … Richarde Smyth … Thomas Greene Wyllm Caunt & Harrye …  & other moo