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In the name of god amen the xjth of october In the yeare of our lord god (1568) I Jarratt ffenwicke hole of mind & p'fite memorye thoughe I be seke in my bodye makes this my last will and testament in maner and forme followinge ffirst I giue my soull to Allmightye god my maker and my redemer: And my bodye to be buryed wher itt shall please my ftrends when god calleth me to his mercye It'm I giue to my doughter Elizabeth my best ambry xxtie of my best pewther vessell one yron chimney that stands in my hall house and a fetherbed that I lye vpon with the bolster and cou'inge therto belonginge It'm I giue to my brother Cuthbert ffenwicke one flanders chiste It'm I giue to Agnes laverocke vj platters and one brasse pott It'm I giue to Allison sudderon vj pewther vessell and one brasse pott next the best It'm I giue to my sister Cuthberts wiffe one Alanders Chiste It'm I giue to my mother one cownter It'm I giue to my sister Jane Fenwicke one new table

It'm I giue my sister Elizabeth carre thre pewther potts and thre pewther dublers. It'm I forgive James Arnold his house rente dew att martinmesse next esuinge It'm I giue to my wiffe and to my doughter Elizabeth vj silu' spoones. It'm I giue to my brother wm fenwicke one courtinge of a bedd wth the hangings therto belonginge a silke cou’inge and iiijor yeards of linne clothe the residew of my goods moveable and unmoveable I give to my wiffe and my doughter Elizabeth whom I make myne executrices my debts legaces & funerall expences discharged thes being witnesses James becke clarke-John hodgeson wth other mov.


In the name of god Amen the xxiij day of June 1568 I Katherine lady hedworth late wiffe of Raphe hedworth of hau’tonne Knight deceased maketh this my last will and testament in man' followinge ffirst I bequith my soull to Jesu Christe my redem, and my bodye to be buryed in the churche att chester wth oblations ther due & acustomed It'm I most hartelye desire my lord of Westmerland to take my sonne Charles to be his servaunte It I desire Mi Cuthbert Menell to take my sonne Arthure also I will desire my sonne Marmeduke hedworth to repare to oxford to applye learuinge It'm I desire George Lawson of London to take my sonne John hedworth to vse him as he will It'm I will my cosine George Lawson of Appelden my cosin Raufe harden esquier & Richard harbotle gentleman to haue to gou’nance & tuition of my injrsonnes Charles m’maduke John & Arthure & ther goods during ther minoryte.

1 Daughter of Sir Marmaduke Constable, of Holme, County of York, and third wife and widow of Sir Ralph Hedworth. (See above in the year 1565). Mr. Surtees has printed the chief portion of this Will, II., 185, with an extract from the Inventory, and has added a few notes, to which the reader is referred.

The Inventorye of all the goods moveable & vnmoveable belonging to the late Laydye dame Katheran hedworth of chester disceased praysed the third of August 1568 by thes sex honest me' whose names ensueth Robert lisle thomas todd will’m punsion John shore george scotte & John m’shall (1568)

HERINGTON Imp' corne on the earth xÌv!--xiiij oxe' & stotts drawe' xxvj' xiijo injo._iio stotts & a cowe liijs iiijd- vj whyes, & one stott twintrs iij' xiij® 4d_x stirkes iiij' vjø viija_ iij meares & a nagge v' vjø viijè —wheat in ye barne xl threave 111'—hay iiij'.-plewge & plewgh gears waine & waine


wth one old oxe harrow & all y belongith to plewghe & waine ljø. one arke & a lepe xije —one almerye & ij chares vjø viija S'm cij!. The store House Inp'mis ij pare of lin sheets xvj linne bord clothes, longe & square viijs—one old longe diop' brod cloth&two square vjs -- ij old diop'towells xija_viij old diop' napkins xijd—thre linne towells iiijs—xij old linne napkins xxd_ x yeards of harden cloth iijs inija-one pare of harde' shetes iijs inja_wood geare xxs. S'ma lviij'. iija. HER APPERRELL. Imp’mis one tawny veluet gowne liijs iiija —one black satten goune garded wth veluet xls—one read sathan damaske kirtle wth traine xx—one old veluet halfe kirtle viij®—one old sathan halfe kirtle gairded wth veluet xé—one tawny veluet gonne

for a man liij' inje—one blacke saten gowne faced wth m'ties iij one old short veluet gonne xx8–one cremisey satten dublet xxvjø. viijo-read cloth for a petticote xiij'. inja— ij frenche hoods xx-two hattes xs one old teaster of a bed read and white damaske xs-one bord clothe vjs viija-one oyr bord clothe v yeards vs—of round linne one peace of duble sheats viij®-one diop' bord clothe vjø. viijd—one diop' towell iiije – one payre

of linne sheats vje—v pillobers ije vjd—one old cupbord cloth viija -vj napkins xijd- one shete for a white bed ijo. viijd.-one payre of knives viija. Sma xix' iij®. ijd. THE PARLOAR

Two counters xvjø- one square table v-one great chiste inije vj formes vs_one almerye & one cupbord xs-one skuse xijd-one yron chimney

wth a fether bed one cou’ing one happing, one blankett wth one paire of harde' shets ij bolsters xv-ij happings, one pare of shets one bolster wth ij harde' palletts vje. viija one grene wollen table clothe xvj – Smij' ix'.


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THE STOREHOUSE. The cupbord one count" broken ijo vjaix cruses & cannes xijd—ix barrells iijs inja-iij kitts xxd_vj hogesheads iije —ij chistes vj$—11; skeppes one lepe xvja—v senes vjų–xviij milke bowells wth ij close cuppes xiij* iiija–xviij butter cuppes ijo-x ches fatts wth ijo sinkers ijo—xxxvij dight dishes viijų–xviij yndight dishes viijd. --one still & a cover for Another vjø. viija–xviij bowells iiją—xxiiij dishes viijd—iij tre dublers viijd-old basings of wood of plain tre iiija– one chare xijų–ij laten lavers wth basens of the same old ijo. vją—v earthen mugges va—a xj trenchers wth a boxe vj«-—one limbecke iiij® — x old quishens iiije-one syde sadle wth the furnitury xxvj$. viija

one pillen wth a cloth cou'xijd-one old sadle for a woma’ iijs. jijd.-ijo cou’inges vs-xj cou'letts xxije— xj old blanketts x-vj happings xije—vj bolsters viija.-iiij pillowes ijs — iij mattresses xv8–one fether bed xvje_certaine yron geare ijs —v secks wth ij pokes injs—one boult clothe vjd—ij stone of woll viija---iij shets old ijs—iij calfe skinnes wth halfe a skine barked viija_one bowl of grotes viije–viij candelstickes vj$. viija

one stone of mattres woll ije vją—irijor brod wood chargers xvja -ij kirnes vjd—one windoclothe inje. Sm’ xj' x'. vija. THE

One trussing bed wth teast" & curtains of silke, iij courtaines of sarsnet ye teast' of damaske all old xxx – old hings about ye chamber ijs —one pare of virginalls xx*—one cownter v&– Sm' xlvije. IN MY LADYES CHAMBER. One trussing bed, one fether bed, one payre of blanketts one pare of shets one bowlster, one pillowe wth a huswiues cou’ing iij pillowes xliij inje-two fflanders chistes x—one almerye xs-ij cupbords vjø viijd_iij coffers vjs — ij cupbord stoulles iijs inija iij buffett formes iij$ -—one litle buffet stole vją— ij litle coffers xija —v mugges vją.-iij old quishinnes xvją_Sm' iiij' v'. viija. IN THE MILKE HOUSE. One chiste ij8 vje_one kirne xija—xiij milke bowells iij® —one chese presse viija_ij chesfatts wth ij sinkers xijd—one ches boull xij_one stand vjd_iiij bordes iijs inja_one wood morter wth an yron pestell viija—Some xiij. xa. In YF BREWHOUSE. One gile tub, one maskin tub, & one gilefatt ijo_iiij leven tubbes, & and one boulting tub & one saye ijs ija. Som' iiijs ija:

IN THE KITCHINGE. One stand bed wth a fether bed, ij bolsters, one payre of sheets, one payre of blanketts, ijo cou'letts, one happinge xvs—one stand bed one mattres, one bolster, one blanket, one pare of sheets, ijo cou'letts one coueringe viij-ij chistes ijs --one old almerye viijd

-one old almerye vinja – v skeyls & a sey ij*. iij bowlls, a salt tub xijd—one draffe tub iiijd_iij formes vjd-one yron chimney wth iijo crokes, one porre, one pare of racks wth a fyer showell, one dropping panne, one pare of broyling yrons wth thre spets xiij iiij"—one old caldron iij ijd—ij pannes iij' ija_ij ketles vije-v potts one posnet iij one copp' yetlinge vjó viija—v pannes of battrye iijs—S’m vjl vjø ija.

IN THE PANTRYE. ij hogesheads, one barrell full of vergis, ij kirnes, ij standes x. Some xs. IN THE HALL. One old counter, one brake xija—pewther in the storehouse ijs viija.—vj old basinges & evers vs__xxxiij dublers liijo inja-iij chargersviij.—xxvij dishes xXx8—xij sawcers inj'.-iïj pewther peaces ij—ij dosen & a halfe of pewther trenchers xs-ij pottingers xija_-S'm vjl xija. IN BRIANS CHAMBER.

One stand bed wth one teast' and curtaines of huswiues making wth one fether bed, one cou’inge of huswiues makinge xx—one yron chimney iiijs—one law bed, one fether bed, one cou'lett xiijs inja-one cupbord iiijo_iij quishinges, one chiste wth a close stoull iij'—one copp' panne iiij - plaite xxvj vnce p’sed to vij' xvje—xx loode of cooles xxvj. viij"--one pecoke, one henne & iiij birds iiij®- one turky coke, one turky henne iijs —in malt iijo q’rters xlvjø viij"—ij gavelockes, one pare of toinges, & one fyre shovell ïije

—x kye & a bull xvj? —xx yowes iij' vjø viijd—ij meeres liijs iiijă _x swine xls. S’m xxxviij' x'. viij". BURNIGAYLE. Five kye, iij oxe hagges x'_iij stotts, iij calues liijs iiijd—v whye stickes xlvo_bees xiij':-xxx geise xs_S’m xv xxjo iiijų– Sm' totalis inventorij ccxxix'. xå vija. Debts wch the sayd ladye Dame Katherine hedworth was owing att the day of hir deathe Imp’mis to Thomas Hall of Durh’m for clothe ix? viij® iija--for hir costes of hir buriall vj' xiij. inja-Servantes wages iiij' xs— for hir hinds wages x—to John haswell smith x .-to thomas tayler of heringten ijs—for one obligation c'—to Charles hedworth for his childes porcion In legacies xxx' iiij viija-to m’maduke hedworth for his childs porcion & legacyes xxj! xs. iijų—to John hedworth for his childs porcion & legacies xx'. xiijs – to Arthure hedworth for his childs porcion & legacies xxiij' xvj$ja—to Elinor hedworthe for hir childs porcion & legacyes vj? - to Jane heworth for hir childes p'te xlxiijs inija. Sm' totalis ccxxvijl vijs iiija. It’m for lxx lode of coles att viijd the lode xlvjó viija. Sm'a totalis ccxxijl. vij«. iiija. *


In dei nomine amen the xxijth of April Ao Di 1568 I Alexander woodmons Clerke of the p'ishe of S. Margretts in Darh’m weeke and sicklye in bodye but of good reembrannce and understandinge make my last will and testament in maner and forme followinge ffirst I com'it my soul in to the mercifull hands of god my heavonly father and my bodye to be buryed in the church of sainct margaretts or wher so ev'm Deane & the Chapter of Duris'e thinketh best and touchinge my worldly goods I give to mr Stephenson p'bendary of Durisme my best furred gowne and one old ryall and to Helene Cawsye two cou'letts the worst that I have wth a pewther disshe and a pewther Dubler of the best wth a sawcer and a litle panne. And also I give and bequith to the said Heleno a black gowne lined in the necke and att the hands wth worsett. It’m to margaret preston of witton one chiste wch was her fathers standing in the hall house wth a chare weh was also her fathers wch standeth at the bedside. It'm I give to my godson Alexander younger vj'. viijd. and all the rest of my goods I give and bequieth to John preston seruant to Hew whitfevld of Durisme draper whom I make myne olye executor of this my last will and testamente witnes will’m stephenson p'bendary of Durh’m ec'.

THE INVENTORY of Sr Alexander woodmons preast pravsed by henry conningh’m Thomas Riden Thomas cookson and Robert Roddam. Imp’mis his app'ell that belongith to his back some of it all xl-vj cou'letts, & an old bed cou'inge & an old mattres & a boulster & iij codds & ij old blanketts, & mjr sheats the price of all the beddinge xxvj$ viija—pewther vessell pric xvje- iij candelsticks & a posnet the price ijs inje-bords the price ijs viija—a litle almerye, ij chists & ij coffers & iij chares the price vs—one old chimney & an old almerye, & a payre of toings ij iiij". The whole some of this Inve’tory is inj mija. It'm lent to my lord suffrekin xiiij old angells of x a peace & iij old ryalls of xvs a peec & a george noble of xiijs iïija—the some xl.


In dei nomine amen Anno dei 1568 and the ix day of Auguste I Robt'e harrison of the towne & p'ishe of Wolsingh'm & in the County of Durisme husbandman beinge weake in bodye & yet of good witt & memorye lawd & prayse be to Almightye god not fearing death but calling to remembrance the uncertaintye of this frayle & brickle liffe do constitute & make this my last will in this maner & forme followinge ffirst I give and bequith my soull hoollye to almightye god my maker and redemer hoopinge by his mercye to Jesus Christe onlye to be saued my bodye to be buryed in the churche yard of Wolsingh’m aforesayd for my worldlye goods suche as god the father haithe giue to me

I bestow & dispose after this maner It’m I giue & bequith to the poore people of wolsingh’m parishe for the health

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