Lincoln Wills: Volume 3, 1530-1532. Originally published by British Record Society, London, 1930.
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Testamentum Thome Andreson [de Coningsby].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 298d.]
In the name of God Amen. The fyrst day of June in the yere of or Lorde God ml fyve hundred xxxty. I Thomas Andreson of perfyt remembraunce makes my testament in thys maner fyrst I bequeth my soule to Allmyghtty God to or Lady st Mary and to all the stes in hevyn. My body to be buryed wt in the church yerde of st Michel tharkangell of Conesby. Also I gyff to the high alter of the church of Conesby pro decimis oblitis xijd. and to the bellys of the same xijd. Also I gyff to the warke of or Lady of Lincoln xijd. Also to the church warke of Skevylby iiijd. And to the church warke of Canwyk xijd. Also I gyff to euery one of the gyldes at Conesby yt is to wyt of the Trinite, of Corpus Christi, of All Saintes, iiijd. Also I gyff to John Righton the best dooblet the best pare of hose yt he will chose of myn & a cappe. Also I gyff to William Snawden a dooblet a pare of hose next vnto the best & my syster hys wyff a seame of malte. Also I will yt Isabell Johanne Marcy & Catheryn my doughters shall haue evenly devydyd emong them vjl. xiijs. iiijd. And yff it shall fortune the sayd Isabell or anny one of her systers departe owt of thys worlde afore they shall cum to marrage then I will the sayd somme of vjl. xiijs. iiijd. be evenly devydyd emong them wich doth lyff. Also I [folio 299] will yt Margaret my wyff shall haue the house wyth the appurtenaunces wich I dwell in duryng the termee of her lyff naturall and aftyr her decease it to remane to Isabell my doughter and to the heyres of her body and for defawt of such to remayn to Johanne my doughter and to the heyres of her body and for defawte of such the same house to remayn to Marcy my doughter and to the heyres of her body and for defawt of such heyres to remayn to Catheryne my doughter and to the heyres of her body. Moreouer yff it shall fortune the sayd Isabell Johanne Marcy and Catheryn to dye afore they shall cum to mariage than I will the forsayd somme of vjl. xiijs. iiijd. be disposyd for the helth of my soule at the discrescion of Margaret my wyff & of the church master of Conesby. I gyff to master Edwarde Dymok iijs. iiijd. to be good mr to my wyff & chyldren. Also I will yff it shall fortune anny man to make title or clame to my sayd house in so mich that the sayd Margaret my wyff can not kepe it but to her gret hurte that the forsayd mr Edward Dymok shall haue it to hym and to hys heyres for euer gyffyng to Margaret my wyff & to my chyldren at hys discrescion. The resydue of all my goodes not bequethyd (my dettes & funerall expenses payd) I bequeth to Margaret my wyff makyng her my sole executrix. I haue desyeryd to testify thys my testament, William Magson, parysh prest; sir John Cooke; & Thomas Waryn, parysh clerke.
Probatum fuit apud Horncastre coram magistro Johanne Pryn, etc., viij die mensis Maij anno domini predicto mo quingentesimo xxxj (executore iurato), etc.
The testament of William Harwyk of Welton [le Wold].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 178.]
1 June, 1530. I William Harwyk of Welton next Lowthe makes my testament. My body to be buryed in the churche yerde of saynt Andrew of Welton. I witt to our Lady warke of our cathedrall church off Lincoln xijd., and to the high alter of the same iiijd. I wyt to the church of saynt Andrew of Welton one acre barly. I wyt to Bartholomew Harwyk, my sone, xls. I wyt to Isabell Harwyk, my doughter, xls. I wyt to Helene, my doughter, xls. And yffon of them decease before they cum to lawfull age, [etc.]. I wyt to sir Thomas Beche, the parson, a wether lamme. I wyt to Nicholes Harwyk, my brother sonne, a qwye calffe. The resydewe of my goodes I gyff and wytt to Jenet Harwyk, my wyff, and John Byrnyt, whome I make my executors. Thes men beyng wytnes, sir Thomas Beche, the parson; John Harwyk; John Benson; John Lokwood; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Lincoln, 3 August, 1530. Administration granted to the executors.
The testament of Bernard Atkynson [of Humberston].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 219d.]
3 June, 1530. I Barnard Atkynson of Humberston, makyth my last will. My body to be buryed in the church yerde of Cle. To the high alter in my parysh church of Humberston viijd. To our Lady warke of Lincoln and the high alter ther iijs. iiijd. To the gylde of the Trinite of Clee on quarter whette and on quarter barley. To Richerd Atkynson, my sone, on cople yong oxen my best gowne and my fustyan jaket. To John Clerke, my best jaket, [etc.] To John Jekyll vj schepe. To the house of Welhoo xs.; they to syng on trentall of messys for my soule. Resydewe of goodes to Crystyan my wyff, whome I make my executrix of thys my last will she to dispose them as she thynkes best and for the well of my soule. Also I orden Mr Bryan Curtes to be supervisor herof. Thes recordes, sir Thomas Vnderhyll, vicar; Edward Wylliamson; John Clerke; and other.
Proved before P., at Grymmesby, 11 October, 1530.
The testament of Helene Dause [of Frieston].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 207.]
4 June, 1530. I Helene Dause of the parysh of st Jamys of Freston. My body to be buryed wythin the churche yerde of Freston. To the high alter in Freston churche ijd. To our Lady of Grace ijd. To st Jamys ijd. To our Lady of Lincoln my beste ring and iiijd. To our Lady warkes ijd. To st Hugh jd. To John my sonne my hed mansion with the appurtenaunces, to hym and hys heyres of hys body. To Agnes Obson, my doughter, a cowe, a basyn, a lauer, a panne of iij gallons. To Helene Dause, my goddoughter, a fely fole of ij yeres olde. To Robert Dause, the sonne of John Dause, a cowe. To William Dause a yowe and a lamme. To Agnes Ben a yowe and a lamme. The resydewe of my goodes I will that they shall be at the disposicion of William Daus and William Obson, whome I orden my executors. Thes beyng wytnes, sir Jamys Foster; John Daus; John Burton; and diverse other.
Proved before P., at Freston, 11 August, 1530. Administration granted to the executors.
The testament of Robert Morwyn [of Ingoldmells].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 211d.]
4 June, 1530. I Robert Morwyn off Ingolmelles. My body to be buryed within the church yerde of st Peter of Ingolmelles. To the high alter of our Lady of Lincoln viijd. To the high alter in Ingolmelles for forgotten tithys ijs. viijd. To the ij syde alters, ether of them iiijd. To the belles vjd. To Agnes my wyff a cowe and a horse and xv yowes with ther lammys, on burlyng, and all my houshold stuff. To Jenet and Isabell, my doughters, each a cowe and a calffe. To Mary Tyler. To Wylliam Chattryngton vj hogges. I bequeth to a prest a trentall for to syng for my saule and for all my good frend soulys. The resydewe of my goodes, my body brought to the erthe, [etc.], I gyff them to Agnes my wyff and to my ij doughters, evenly to be devydyd emonges them. I make my executors John Morwyn, John Bruster; and Richard Willerton of Orby supervisor; and I gyff them for ther labors every on of them xijd. Thyes wytnes, sir Simon Dawson; Robert Wyllus; Thomas Herryson; and other moy.
Proved before P., at Partney, 5 October, 1530.
The testament of Thomas Byrkyt [of North Witham].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 309.]
7 June, 1530. I Thomas Byrkeytt of Northwytham, seke of body. My body to be buryed in the paryshe churche yerde. To the high alter of Northwytham viijd. To our Lady of Lincoln viijd. To the parysh churche of Northwytham the best barly lande that I have. To Mr parson vjs. to pray for me. To Mr Thomas Bagott di' a acre of whette and another of pease. To every on of my chyldren ij nethe kyne, [etc.]. To euery churche that marchys upon hus a stryke of malte. Resydue of goodes to Elizabeth my wyff, whome I make my executrice; and Richerd Grene off Gunby to be oversear. Thes bearyng wytnes, Sir John Dave; John Byrkeytt; and Richerd Grene; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Bylchefelde, 1 March, 1530–1, by the executrix.
The testament of William Walgrave of Burton [Pedwardine].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 180.]
10 June, 1530. I William Walgrave of Burton Petwardyne makes thys my last will. My body to be buryed within the church of saynt Androy of the sayd Burton. I gyff for my mortuary xijs., and to the hygh alter for my forgottyn tythynges iijs. iiijd. To the reparacions of the chyrch vjs. viijd.; to the reparacions off our Lady chapell vjs. viijd. To our Lady warke of our mother chyrch of Lincoln iijs. iiijd. To the churches of Scredyngton iijs. iiijd., Osburnby iijs. iiijd., Dembylby xxd., and Water Willoby xxd. I will that a prest shall syng for my father soule, my mother, my soule, and all crysten soulys thre yeres within the church of Burton, and to have for hys wagys yerly for the sayd space vl. I gyff to kepe a yerly obbyt within the sayd church for my father saule, my mother saule, my saule, and all crysten saulys xls. To Alice the chylde that I bryng up too qwyse, x lammys. To Alice my wyff syster on cowe. To Agnes my doughter two ky. To my doughter Margery on cowe. To every godchylde that I have on lamme. To every chylde of my sones Simon and Richerd on lamme. To echon of my brether xs. To my sonne, Simon Walgrave, forty hole schepe and forty lammys and fyve seame of malte. To my sone Richerd Walgrave forty hole shepe forty lammys and fyve seame of malte. To the sayd Simon and Richerd the parsonage of the sayd Burton dewryng my yeres. I will that ther be disposyd to pore people to pray for my soule on thre days, that is to say, on my buryall day, my vijth day, and my monyth day, xxl. Also I wyll that ther be done at Boston x messys at Scala celi. The resydewe of my goodes I gyff unto my wyff yff she do not mary; and yff she mary, then I will that my sone [sic] Simon and Richerd have the thyrd parte of all the forsayd goodes. I make my executores my wyff and Simon and Richerd my sonnes; and William Swanne to be the supervisor. Thes wytnes, Mr vicar; sir Henry Watson; William Swanne; Simon Robertson; Simon Walgrave; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Sleford, 11 July, 1530. Administration granted to the executors.
[The testament of William Dalyson of Laughton, near Gainsborough.]
[Stow, 1530–52, f. 8d. Collated with another copy at folio 46d.]
11 June, 1530. I Wylliam Dalyson off Laughton. (fn. 1) My body to be buried in the churche of All Halowys in Lawghton. (fn. 1) To the hye alter vjs. viijd. forgotten. To the warkes of ower mother holly churche at Lincoln iijs. iiijd. To every order of the frears at Lincoln xxd. To sanct Margarytes churche in Yorke vs. I wyll that a prest schall syng for the helth of my sawlle the space of one [y]ere next after my deth. To every on of my thre doughteres Isabell, Elezabeth, and Jane xl markes. I make Marget my wyff, Wylliam and Roger my sones, my executures. Thes wyttnes, syr Robert Taylyer, prest; Wylliam Barre (fn. 2); Edmunde Wharffe; and Myghell Atkyn.
[No probate act.]
The testament of Richard Tayllor of Ellesham.
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 176d.]
12 June, 1530. I Richerd Tayllour of Ellesham makes my wyll. My body to be buryed in the church of Ellesham. To our Lady warkes of Lincoln xxd. I bequeth on searge of a pownde wax and vs. in money to fynde on light before our Lady in Ellesham churche in the Lady qwere evermore. To John Tayllour, my fader, on gowne, on feder bedde, on cowe, and xij sekkes, and xiijs. iiijd. To Robert Tayllour iij quarters malte, my grene cote, on dublet, on chamlet jyrkyn. To William Tayllour, Jamys Tayllour, Richerd Whaplode, Robert Shorte, Betterys Sargeaunt, Alyson Tayllor, Jenet Longacre. To Elizabeth my wyff. To Edward Tayllour. To Jenet Tayllor vl. in the handes of John Hall of Barton, boteman. To the prior of Ellesham xijd., and to every brother iiijd. To the vicar of Ellesham and commerciis iijs. iiijd., and to the said vicar my whyte horse. I bequeth all my dettes to the church of Ellesham, as it apperyth in a byll in the vicar handes. Resydew of goodes to John Tayllour, whom I make my executor. Thes men wytnes, sir John Whaplode, vicar; John Tayllour; Edward Hopkynson; and Thomas Whaplode, etc.
Proved before P., at Lincoln, 25 July, 1530.
The testament of John Wylkynson [of Timberland.]
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 259.]
13 June, 1530. I John Wylkynson of Tymberland parych makyth my last wyll. My body to be buryed in the church of st Androy of Tymberland. To the hygh alter for forgotten tithys vjs. viijd. To our Lady of Lincoln warkes xvjd. To our Lady of Marton xvjd. To my brother, John Wylkynson, ij oxen, a mere, a fely, a calffe, and my wane as it goys. To the church of Tymberland x yowys, [etc.]. To Robert Wylkynson, my godsun, a gray mer with ther foller. To Thomas Wylkynson a bay mere with ij folloers. To John Clerke elder a blak yren and a bronde. To John Clerke. I gyff a trentall of messys to be sayd in the church of Tymberland. Resydue of goodes to my brother John Wylkynson and Richerd Johnson, wich I make my executors. I wyll that sir Robert Dowke be supervisor. Wytnessys herof, sir Robert Dowke; Thomas Hedley; Richerd Johnson; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Naneby, 30 September, 1530.
The testament of William Thomas [of Wickenby].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 189.]
14 June, 1530, 21 (fn. 3) Henry viii. I William Thomas of Wykynbe. My body to be buried in the church of St Peter in Wykynbe, with my mortuary as it is due. (fn. 4) To the high alter of the forsayd churche iijs. iiijd. for tithys and oblacions forgotten. To our Lady warkes of our mother church of Lincoln iijs. iiijd. To every house of the iiij orders of frerys within Lincoln xxd. I will that a prest shall syng for me and for my good frendes halfe a yere within the churche of Wykynby. To Margaret my wyff v marke of money, the wich money Richerd Thomas, my sonne, doth owe unto me. To the church aforesayd iij bee hyves to fynde ij lyghtes brennyng within the kyrke, to burne on the halydays in tyme of divine servys, on of them before the roode and Mare and John, and the other before saynt John the Baptist, as long as the hyvys goo forward and thryvys. To Margaret my wyff the hole croppe [folio 189d.] that is sawn within the felde of Westlaby, with halffe the croppe that longes to Torpay house. To Charlys Thomas. I will that Margaret my wyff shall have the proffyt of my schepe as long as she doth lyff; and then they to be devydyd emong my chyldren barnes, as far as they will retche. The resydew of my goodes I put in to the handes of my executors, whome I make Ric' Thomas, my sonne, John Thomas, my sonne, and sir Edward Thomas, my kynsman, and yche of them to have for ther busynes xs. I make Mr Henry Bapthorpe supervisor. In wytnes herof, William Blowe of Wykynby; George Nevell of Faldyngworth; William Ynglewood; Henry Person; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Market Rasen, 5 July, 1530.
The testament of Henry Hall [of Limber Parva].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 219.]
15 June, 1530. I Henry Halle of Lyttyll Lymber makes my last wyll and testament. My body to be buryed within the kyrke of All Haloys off Brokelesby. To the sacrament of the same kyrke vs. iiijd. To our Lady of Lincoln iiijd. To our Lady warke iiijd. To Newsom abbay a bushyll of barly. To Lytle Lymber chapell a bushyll of barly. To Howsbe kyrke iiijd. To Kyrnyngton kyrke xijd. To Haburgh kyrke a brasse potte. I bequeth to the gylde of our Lady at Brokelesby a cownter and ij pewter dooblers. I will that a pryst syng for me and for my wyff a hole yere, and he to have for hys [sic] vij markes. The resydue of my goodes not wyt I bequeth unto Jenet Tolle, whome I make my executris to dispose them for the helthe of my soule as she thynkes best. I wyll that John Hall, my brother, be supervisor. Thes persons beyng wytnes, sir William Matyns, parysh preste; John Elston; John Allot; and other moy.
Proved before P., at Castr', 10 October, 1530.
The testament of Thomas Raby [of Barrowby].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 254.]
15 June, 1530. I Thomas Raby of Barroby makes my testament and last will. My body to be buryed in the churche yerde of All Halloys in Barrowby. To the alter in Barroby iijs. iiijd. To the arke where the offerynges be putt to the mayntenyng of our Lady warkes in Lincoln iiijd. To the churche of All Haloys off Barroby vj schepe. To the church of st Androy in Wolesthorpe vj schepe. I will have at my buryall, dirige with note, and prestes and clerkes to have for ther labors [sic]. I will have delte the same day to man, woman and chylde [folio 254d.] halpeny brede. To Richerd my sonne a newe bounde wayne [etc.]. I will that all my goodes be evenly devydyd in thre partes: and as towchyng on to my parte I do putt it to the discression and conscience of Isabell my wyff; and another parte to my chyldren, the wich parte to be devydyd in vij partes; and John my brother to have on of them unto the discrescion, sight, and counsell of my cosyn Thomas Olyoet. I will that all my chyldren be at the kepyng of my wyff and John my wyff [sic] and John my brother, as long as she kepe her wedoy. And yff it so be that she be disposyd her aftyr to be maryed agayne, I will that all my chyldren with all ther partys be delyveryd unto ther unkyll, my brother John; he to have the rewle of them with the counsell of my cosyn Thomas aforesayd. I make Isabell my wyff to be my pryncipall executrix, and Richerd my sonne and John Basseth; and my cosyn Thomas Olyott to be overseer; And the resydewe of my parte not bequeste I do gyff to my executors; they to dispose for the helth of my soule, as they shall thynke the best. Thes beyng wytnes, Mr Thomas Goldyng, the parson of Baroughby; sir William Mayson; Thomas Nobill; John Jesoppe; Richerd Basseth; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Grantham, 22 September, 1530. Administration committed to the executrix, the other executors being dead.
The testament of William Wyetson.
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 347.]
15 June, 1530. I Will'm Wyetson. To the high altare wher as I shall be buryed for forgottyn tithys vs. To our Lady of Lincoln iiijd. To the high altare of Crofte xxd. I make Robert Dawson and Thomas Dawson feoffys of my landes and ten'tes in the countie of Lincoln to the performance of my will, [etc.]; I will that my executors take the reuenous and proffyt of my sayd landes for terme of iij yeres, besydes and over thys halffe yere, to the performance of my last will. To Margaret my syster my swanne marke with all the swannys therto belongyng. To Robert Dawson my best gowne, a dooblet of blak velvet, a jaket of chamlet, my best bonet, my best cherte, [etc.], for such chargys as I have putt hym to. To Thomas Dawson. To Robert Dawson wyff a cote for one of her chyldren. To Richerd Hunt ij aglettes of golde with a patlet of tawny velvet. To Martyn Graunte ij bottammys of golde. Resydue of goodes to Robert Dawson and Thomas Dawson, whome I make my executors. Witnesses sir John Monke of Tateshale, curate; John Porter, clerke; Martyn Graunt, brotherer [sic]; John Bawdre of Crofte; Ralffe Fuster; with moy.
Proved before P., at Lincoln, 22 September, 1531, by the executors.
The testament of William Crane [of Fleet].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 261d.]
18 June, 1530. I William Crane of Flete. My body to be buryd within the churchyerde of Mary Magdalen. To the hygh alter iiijd. To the church warkes iijs. iiijd. To the makyng of a lofte for the orgens xijd. To the roode light, the may lyght and st Cristofer light every on of them ijd. To the makyng of our Lady of Redybone chapell xijd. To the warkes of our mother chyrch of Lincoln iiijd. To the pore chylder of st Catheryns ijd. To Secily my doughter, Isabell and Margaret, everyon of them on bullok. To John my sonne. To Wylliam the sonne of Roger Crane. To my godsun, Thomas Brodyng. To William Watson. To William Flette and Thomas Flette. To Catheryne the doughter of John Crane. To Alice my wyff on horsse callyd Wyght Lyerd. To Thomas my sone my house after the decease of my wyff. To Thomas my sonne all my copy holde lande lying within Flette immedyatly aftyr my decease. The resydue of my goodes I will it shall be devydyd emong my chyldren. I make my executors Robert Crane and Roger Crane. Wytnes, Henry Samson; William Thaker; John Sowthe.
Proved before P., at Swyneshed, 19 October, 1530.
The testament of [blank] Kelteron [of Ketsby, in the parish of South Ormsby].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 229.]
21 June, 1530. Kelteron [sic] of Ketysby. My body to be buryed in the churche yerde of st Margaret of Ketysby with my mortuary that the law will. I will that my chypaxe be solde, and xijd. of the money shall go to the hygh alter of our Lady of Lincoln; the resydewe of the money to our Lady warkes. To the high alter in st Margaret churche of Ketysby xijd. To the [same] vjs. viijd. to that intent that ther be yerly on taper of wax sett afore the sacrament, and burnyd to it be done, and than yerly renewyd agane. To the bellys ther xijd. To Margaret my doughter and Robert and Richerd my sonnys every on of them xxvjs. viijd. To William Kelteron on axe, a chesyll, and a mortus wymbyll. Resydewe of goodes to Jenet my wyff, whome I make my executrice. Thies wytnes, John Cokke, parson; Edmund Alyn; and other.
Proved before P., at Lincoln, 17 November, 1530. Administration committed to the executrix.
The testament of T. Foldington [of Barholm].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 309d.]
22 June, 1530. I Thomas Foldyngton of Berham. My body to be buryed in the chapell of our blessyd Lady within the parysh churche of st Martyn in Barham, to the reparacion of the wich I bequeth vjs. viijd., so that the paryshoners be contentyd that I may be buryed there and my wyff, wher it shall please God that we shall departe from thys present worlde. To Johanne Day, my doughter, ij acres of fre lande lying in the feldes of Berham, wheroff on acre and a haff lyith in the north felde boundyng upon a dyke namyd Bawdyn dyke, and halff an acre lyith in the same felde under Casevyke hedge, for the terme of her lyff; and she for that same to kepe the lighttes before the ymage of our Lady in the churche of Barham as I have done in tymys past. Also I will, aftyr her decease, that the churchewardyns for tyme beyng occupy the foresayd lande to the churche behoyff, and to fynde that light, as it is afore rehersyd, for ever. Also to the forsayd Johanne a pece of lande contenyng vj roodes, lying in the southfelde of Barham in a furlong callyd the Burrowe, for her lyff; and she for that same to offre every yere duryng her lyff in the parysh church of Barham the Thuresday in the fyrst hole weke of Lent iiij messe penys, and to gyff to the ryngers a penny worth of brede and a gallan of ale; and aftyr her decease, I wyll that the churchwardens for tyme beyng occupy the lande to the churche profet, kepyng that obbyt for ever, [etc.]. To our Lady of Lincoln vjd. To my curate, the vicar of Berham, my best qwyk good for to pray for my soule and set my name in hys beed rowle. To the high alter for tithys necgligently forgotten halff a seme barly. To the Sepulcre light halff a seame barly. To the reparacion of the bellys viijd. To the Trinite light viijd. To the reparacion of the church of Barham ijs. To the convent of the abbay in Burne to pray for my soule iijs. iiijd. To the churche of Barham a blew clothe to ber over the sacrament apon Corpus Christi day and other tymys convenyent. To the churche of Stowe iijs. iiijd. To Thomas Day, my sonne in law, and to Johanne hys wyff, to the behoyff of Alice ther doughter, ij acres of freland beyng in the feldes of Barham, to thame and to ther heyres, payng to the lorde the chefe as it hath done in tyme past. To the iiij orders of frerys in Stanford, ich of the orders vs. to syng or cause to be done for my soule and them that I am bounde to pray for and all crysten saulys ij trentallys, that is for to say, ich of the forsayd orders di. a trentall. To John Cok of Barham an acre of barly and a roode of whete lying by hys owne lande, and halff an acre of pease. To Thomas Cooke, my godsun. To John Hawkman the yonger. To Alice Hawkman. To Robert Hymers, the parysh clerke of Barham, for to pray for me, on schepe. The resydewe of my goodes to Alice my wyff and to Thomas Day, my sonne in lawe, and to Johanne my doughter, wyff unto the foresayd Thomas, whome I orden my executors; and William Lambert to be supervysor. Thes wytnes, sir Roger Harker, vicar of Berham; William Lambert of the same towne; John Coocke; William Towe; Robert Hymers; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Stanford, 2 March, 1530–1.
The testament of Henry Fysher [of Pinchbeck].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 196.]
24 June, 1530. I Henry Fysher off Pynchbek. My body to be buryed within the church yerde of Pynchbek. To the high alter vjd. To every alter in the sayd church iiijd. To our Lady gylde ijs. To the church warke xxd. To the church warke of Lincoln vjd. To saint Catheryns iiijd. I will have disposyd at my buryall day xiijs. iiijd; also at my vijth day iiijs.; at my xxxty day iiijs. To Thomas Kyrton. To John Galthorpe. To Thomas Galthorpe the sone of the sayd John. To John Fysher, my brother, dwellyng in Holbeche my marbyll cote. To William Fysher, his brother, dwellyng in Flete. The rest of my goodes I gyff them [to] Agnes my wyff, whome I make my executrice, with John Galthorpe and Thomas Sparroy. Thes being wytnes, Thomas Hyll, prest; Thomas Bray; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Freston, 11 August, 1530.
The testament of Robert Wylson of Owresby.
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 175.]
24 June, 1530. I Robert Wylson of Owresby. My body to be buryed in the church yerde of saynt Martyn of the sayd Owresby. I wyt to the high alter for tithys forgotten xijd. I wyt to the sayd kyrke warke xijd. I wyt to our Lady warke of Lincoln iiijd. To every order of frerys that I am broder too ijd. To Thornton kyrke iiijd. To Helene Sqwyer. I wyt to William Wellys. To saynt Loy light a li. of wax mayd in a serge that it may be so usyd with the stok that longes to hym. I will have a messe done at Scala celi at frerys for my soule, and iiij messys in my parysh kyrke. I wyt to my doughter ij chylder at Thornton. I wyt to my doughter sonne at Owresby. To Dianes my wyff all the resydew of my goodes excepte she take another husband; and yf she mary, then I will that she have but halfe, and the other halffe to be devydyd betwyxte my ij doughters, Halyson Browne and Margaret Barker. And yff my wyff take no husband, I will that she gyff them parte of the goodes at her last ende; wich Dianes I make my executrix. And I will that William Browne and Thomas Barker, my sonnys in law, be supervisors. Thes men to wytnes, John Lammyng, prest; William Wellys; William Peche; and other moy.
Proved before P., at Market Rasen, 5 July, 1530. Administration committed to the executrix.
The testament of Thomas Tonnerde [of Kirton in Holland].
[L.C.C., 1520–31, f. 197.]
30 June, 1530. I Thomas Tonnerde of Kyrton in Holand make my testament concludyng with my last will. My body to be beryd in the church yerd of the appostels Peter and Paule. And that for my mortuary that the law dothe require. To the high alter for tithys forgotten viijd. To every alter in the same church ijd. To the reparacions of the sayd church viijd. To the reparacions of our mother church of Lincoln iiijd. To the orphans [folio 197d.] iiijd. To ych of my chyldren. To Richard, William, Thomas, Xp'ofer and John my sonnes. To Agnes my doughter a calffe, and att the day off her mariage to be delyveryd by the handes of her mother iijs. iiijd. To Robert Fyshe, my godbarne. Resydue of my goodes to my wyff, whome I make my executrice. Thes beyng wytnes, sir Thomas Ashley; Wylliam Drawswerd; Wylliam Taly; with other moy.
Proved before P., at Freston, 11 August, 1530.