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a pece, to be chosen of the most neydfull by the churchewardeyns and the parrishe prestes. To every poor man and woman dwelling within the almeshouses in Newcastell a penny a pece. To either of the pryson houses in Newcastell xijd. I will that at the day of my buriall there be xij poor men chosen by myn executours being poore housholders not able to labor, to bere everey one of them a torche and to have a blacke gowne of ten
pence the yerde. I will that every one of my foure sonnes and my two sonnes in lawe and ther wives shall have a blacke gowne of fyve shillinges the yarde yf they be there put. I will that my brother Thomas, my brother George Lawson, and my brother George Oxerd, shall have a blacke gowne, price xx s., and in the defaulte or absence of any of them to take Thomas Myddelton, who is next of my bloode. I will that all the prestes within Newcastell dwelling be at my masse and dirige that may conveniently be there, and to have for there prayers in that behalf according to the custome of the towne and all the parrish clerkes in semblable wise. I will that sixe of my blode or next of my bloode shall bere my corps to the church, and every one to have for his labor iij s. iiijd. The residue of my goodes, my wifes chamber, iuelles, and adornement and her porcon excepted, I give to George, William, and Henry my sonnes equally emonges them. And of my will to this codicil to be united I make Alice my wif and Edmound Lawson my sonne myne executours, to whome every of them I give fourty shillinges. Thies being witnes, Richard Bowyer als. Stirley, the writer of this my testament, John Carre of Worke, George Fenwike of Brynkeborne, and George Dewpp, with other. And overseers I make my brother Thomas and Gerard Fenwick, and I do give unto every of them fourtie shillinges.
Mem" that James Lawson after the making of his will gave to Robert Ogle his servaunt twentie nobles. He gave to the churches of Saynt Nycholas, Saynt John Alhallowes, and Saint Andrewes in the towne of Newcastell, to every of them xxs. Witnes herof, Nicholas Burton, parson of Saint Andrewes in Holborne, his goostley father, Richard Hunt, and John Tompson.
[Proved 14 May, 1547.]
CXXXIII. THE WILL OF JENKYN WILLIAMSON, OF DEIGHTON.
[Spert, 16.] 30 June, 1542. Jenkyn Williamson, of Dighton* in the Countie of Allerton, yoman. To Elizabeth my doughter, whiche I begate of Agnes Pacoke, twenty markes, and twenty
yewes and twenty lambes, one kowe and oon whye of twoo
To Christofer Williamson my brother thre kye and their calves, six gymer lambys, a yonge gray mare whiche I lent hym when I cam to London. To the wife and childern of my brother John Willyamson, late decessid, one kowe and hir calfe. To myn uncle Henry Williamson oon white calfe of oon yere olde. To the reparacon of Dighton kirke six shillinges and eight pence. To Sir Robert Mawnsel, prest, my bowe, my shaftes, and twenty shillinges. To Sybell his suster oon calfe. To John Cotys my godsonne one calffe. To John Adamson and his wife one calfe. To Thomas Corneforthe, my servaunt, oon kowe and oon calfe, yf he take to wife my cosyn Jenet Hapenye, and to their weddyng foure bussbelles of wheate and foure busshelles of malt and twoo ewes and twoo lambes. To Katheryn Dawson oon calfe.
To eche of my servauntes and to the norys of my house twoo shepe. I geve unto Maister Batys and Maister Bygotte my landelordes twoo of the best yonge horsses that I have except a yonge rone geldyng, which I geve to Sir Roger Bassettes to be the supervisour of my wille. To Sir Robert Bowes an amblyng graye geldyng. To John Tesedale twoo whyes. To my cosyn William Tesedale, of London, an ambling white stagge. To William Smythe, of the Stanke, one mare.
To my cosyn Thomas Fountans, of London, my white stagge. To Anne, his wife, my golde ringe, and to eche servaunt in his house iiijd. "TO John Egerley, gentilman, of the Temple, fyve shillinges. Executours, Jane my wife, Margaret my doughter, and Thomas my brother. Witnesses, John Egerley, Scriptor, John Lynde, John Danyell, haberdasher, Thomas Fountans, Thomas Powell, preest, William Teysedale, and George Teysedale.
[Proved 10 Feb., 1542-3.]
THE WILL OF THOMAS MANNERS, FIRST
* 13th Lord Ros, created Earl of Rutland 1526. He obtained large grants of abbey property. He was twice married; by his second wife Eleanor, daughter of Sir William Paston, knight, he had five sons and five daughters.
countie of Buckingham, of the yerely value of fourtye three poundes eight shillinges peny halfpeny, manors in the countie of Lincoln of value of twenty three poundes thre shillinges and fyve pence, and of thirtye lyve poundes nyntene shillinges foure pence halfpeny, and of threttie foure shillinges and nyne pence, and of threscore foure poundes seventene shillings and eight pence, and of eight poundes eight shillinges and foure pence, and of foure poundes sextene shillinges and seven pence, and of manours in the countie of Leicestre of the value of twentye fyve poundes fyvetene shillinges and eight pence, and of fourty fyve poundes eightene shillinges and foure pence, and of sextene poundes nyntene shillinges foure pence halfpeny farthinge, and of manours in the countie of Northt of the value of fourtie foure poundes twoo shillinges peny halfpeny, and the manor of Warsop in the countie of Notingbam of the yerely value of eightene poundes fyve shillinges eleven pence, and the manor of Orston, with the soke and londes in Orston, Sereton, Kneton, Scarington, Carcolston, Thurveton, Staunton, and Dalington, in the same countie, of the value of thirty six poundes eight shillinges and twoo pence. And the manor of Howsom, and certen londes in Howsom, Levenyng, Barton, and Acclom, in the countie of Yorke, of the value of fourtye poundes seven shillinges and six pence halfpeny, the scite of the late monastery of Croxton and other londis in the countie of Leicestre, and the scite of the late monastery of Rivaulx in the countie of York, with the demeane londis therunto belonging, and manours, londis in Ryvaulx, Gryf, Newlathes, Ulthawayte, and Ulwrey, and the graunge of Sproxton, Crosby, Cotam, and Newton, and londes in Byllesdale, Raysdale, Hawnbye, and Skiplome, in the said countie of York, of late perteynyng to the said monasterye of Ryvaulx, of the clere yerely value of twoo hundreth fourescore poundes nyne shillinges eleven pens halfpeny farthinge; and the manor of Hackford in the countie of Norff., of the value of seventen poundes tenne shillinges eleven pens halfpeny; and the manours of Holte and Cley in the same countie, of the value of fiftie and nyne poundes nyne shillinges eight pence halfpeny; and manours in Lincoln of the value of sexten poundes sixtene shillinges and eight pence, and of fourescore fyftene poundes foure shillinges nyne pence
halfpeny, and of foure poundes thretten shillinges and tenne pence; and the manor of Storthwayte and londes in Storthwayte, Melborne, and Landricknes upon the More of Storthwayte, in the countie of Yorke, of the value of fyftie and fyve poundes seven shillinges fyve pence halfpeny; and
the manor of Seyton and londes of the value of twelve pounds sixtene shillinges and three pens; and the manor of Thornton in Craven and londes in Thornton, Earsby, Kelbroke, in the same countie of Yorke, of the value of threttye and seven poundes thretten shillinges and fyve pence; and the manour of Lynton upon Owse and londis in Lynton and Yolton in the same countie of the value of fourtye and eight poundis nynetene shillinges and one peny; and the manour of Turnham Hale with Clyff in the parishe of Hemyngboroughe of the value of thurtye poundes six shillinges and eight pens;
and the manours of Eastbourne and Ripe and londis in Sussex of the value of fourescore and tenne poundes tene shillinges thre pens halfpeny; and the manour of Brankston in Northt of the value of thurtene poundes sevyn pens halfpeny; and the feeferme of the maiour and cominaltie of the citie of Lincoln of the value of thurtene poundes six shillinges and eight pence; and londes in Sutton upon Trent in the countie of Notinghame of the value of tenne poundes twelve shillinges eight pens halfpeny; and in Eykering in the same countie of the value of septene poundes twoo shillinges and eight pens; and the feeferme of the maior and cominaltie of the citie of York of the value of fourty poundes and certeyn cotagis, orchardes and gardyns in the parishe of our lady upon Busshop hill within the said citie of the value of twenty and twoo shillinges; and the manour of Roshall in Waterfullford with thappurtennces in the said countie of the yerely value of seven poundes six shillinges eight pens; and londes in Oswoldekirke and Ampleforde in the said countie of the value of thurtene poundes nyntene shillinges tenne pens; and in Pockley and Budlome of the value of thurtene poundes foure shillinges eleven pence halfpennye; and in Sproxton of the value of twentye fyve poundes fyvetene shillinges and fyvepence; and in Eastlaton of the value of eight poundes sixtene shillinges and seven pens halfpenye; and in Harome with the membres of the value of fourtye one poundes three shillinges eleven pens halfpeny; and in the lordship of Helmesley at the casele in the said countie of the value of threscore poundes eight shillinges and seven pence; and the manour of Haughe with thappurtences, parcell of the lordship of Helmesley aforsaid, of the value of twelve poundes thurtene shillinges and foure pens; and londes in Cowhowse in grave with Carleton in the said countie of the value of nyne poundes nyne shillinges and three pens; and in Ravensthorp and Boltbye of the value of thurtye seven poundes nyne pens halfpeny; and the manour of Ros in Holdernes, with londis in Ros, Mare, Flete, Ulram,
Braynsburton, Fosseham, Oldburgh, Ringburgh, Wyderwike, Ryall, Atwike, Wassande, Bemyngham, Grymston, Garton in Holdernes, Youkewike, Tunstali, Wexlam, Hompton, Horneshey, Otteringham, Ederwike, East Newton, Pall, and Heydon, of the value of fiftie three poundes sixten shillinges and one peny; and in Bolton in Glendale, Edale at the Castle, Ederslawe, Ewarte, Woller, Norham, Copelonde, Shotton, Bawmburghe, Crookehowse, Hawtell, Kylhm, Millefelde, Langton, I'wede, Berington, Gowstwike, Holy Ilonde, Homledon, Buckton, and Bollesdon, in the countie of Northumberland, of the value of one hundreth twoo poundes eleven shillinges and twoo pens; and the scite of the late monastery or priorye of Wartre in the said countie of Yorke, and manors, londes in Wartre, Hugget, Bishop burton, Newton garthe, Hesill, Scorburghe, Craneswike, Willerby, Northcave, Burnbye, Hayton, Thex, Bentley, Ousethorpe, Newton nere Darwent, Wheldrake, Kylwick Percy, Rudstone, Frasthorp, Awborn, Seyton, and the parsonage of Londe, in the said countie, of late being parcelles of the possessions of the said late monastery or priory of Wartre, of the clere value of thurty nyne poundes six shillinges and three pens; and londes in Heskethe, Haromyngs, Scalton crofte, Orlyaure, Brannsdale, Sleightholmdale, and Lundcote, late parcelles of the late monastery of Ryvaulx; and the manour and parsonage of Helmesley and londes in Helmesley, Sproxton, Carleton, and Billesdale, late parcelles of the late monastery of Kyrkham in the said countie; and londes in Braunston in the countie of Northt, late parcels of the late monasterye of Lylleshull; and londes in Waltham and Croxton in the countie of Leicester; and in Upwell, Owtewell, Elme, and Elmythe, in the counties of Norff. and Suff., late parcels of the late monastery of Nonneyton*; and lands in Saltby in the countie of Leicester, late parcels of the late monastery of Draxe; and londes in Mustone, Normanton, Easthorpe, and Botlesford, late parcelles of the late monastery of Oulueston, which maners, londes, late parcelles of the late monasteries of Ryvaulx, Kyrkham, Lylleshull, Newsted, Drax, and Oulueston, be of clere yerely value of one hundreth and seven poundes seventen shillinges and eleven pens; and the scite of the late monastery of Newstede, withe the demeane londes, and londes in Newsted, Uffington, Tallington, Grayingham, and Stamford, in the countie of Lincolne, and in Ketton and Casterton in the countie of Rutland, and in Bottlesford in the countie of Leicestre, and in Braunston in the countie of Northt, late parcels of the late monastery of Newstede, of the yerlie value