Wiseman William 1694 of Stathern will

William Wiseman of Stathern 1694 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1694/21

In the name of God Amen the first day of Aprill 1694 according to the Computation of the Church of England I William Wiseman of Stathorne in the County of Leicester yeoman being of perfect memory and remembrance praised be god doe make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following viz

First I bequeath my soule into the hands of almighty God my maker hopeing that through the Meritorious Death and passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and redeemer to receve free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and as for my body to bee buried in the Churchyard of Stathorne

Item I give unto my Son Robert Wiseman Three score pounds of good and Lawfull money of England and one oxgange of Land in the Liberties and feilds of Orson in the County of Nottingham to him and his heires for ever

Item all the rest of my Lands houses and Tennements I give unto my son William Wiseman and his heires for ever

Item all the rest of my goodes and Chattel or Catel I give unto Katherine my wife and to my son William Wiseman paying my debts and legacies whome I make ioynt Executors of this my Last Will and testament revokeing all other Wills and testaments

In wittnes whereof I hereunto sett my hande and seale the day and yeare first above written

                                                                                                         William Wiseman his marke and seale

Sealed Signed Published and Declared in the Presents

William Meares

Solomon Wiseman his marke

Tho: Sumner

Probate 15 May 1694