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Will of Thomas Burwashe

of Egerton, Kent


Source: CONSISTORY COURT OF CANTERBURY VOL 19 FOLIO 31 1544
Transcribed by FRED VICKERSON
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN the 20 day of June in the yere of our lord god 1544 I Thomas Burwashe of the parishe of Egerton in the county of kent beinge hole of mynd and in good remembrannce make this my present testament and last will in manner and forme folowinge First I bequethe my soule unto the handes of almightie god and my body to be buried in the churche yard of Egerton aforesaid Item I will that my Executor shall bestowe some parte of my goodes in workes of charite at my buriinge monthes mend and yeers mend at his discresion

Item I geve and bequethe unto Jone my wiffe all the wolen and lynin that she brownge to me when I was maried unto her Allso I bequethe unto Joane my wiffe 2 chestes and 2 beddes that is to saye a fetherbed and a flack bed William my sone to chose 2 of the best flake beddes and she to take the thirde And allso all the pelowes and bostis that she brought and halfe my brasse pewter and laten to be devided by Indifferent men and then my wiffe th have the first choyse and my sone William to have the secunde
ITEM I geve and bequethe unto Jone my wiff 22 L of money, to be paid to her in manner and forme folowing that is to saye 10 L of yt immiddyaty after my deacace And the other 12 L to be paid to her within one yerr next after my deceace

Item I bequethe to every of my godchildren 4 d
Item I geve and bequethe to be bestowed upon the heighe wayes within the Barowogh of Egeley 20 s in manner and forme folowinge that is to saye in the 4 yerr next after my deceace 6 s 8 d the 5 yerr 6 s 8 d the 6 yerrs 6 s 8 d
Item I bequethe unto Jone my wiffe one kowe the beste she can chose amonge my kowe
Item I bequthe to William Bole my wyfes sone 40 s of money to be paid to him at the day of his maryage
Item I geve and bequethe to Alice Pyers my daughter 10 L of money to be paid in manner and forme folowinge that is to say 5 L of it to be paid after my decease and the other 5 L of it to be paid at the feste of mycaell the arhangell then next folowinge after that
Item I bequethe to Jone my wiff 2 fosseds of the best

THE RESIDUE of all my unmovable goodes above my dettes and bequethes paid I geve and bequethe unto William my sone whome I ordayne and make myne Executor to soe this my present testament and last will performed fulfilled and Alexander Pyers to be my overseer to whome I geve for his labore 10 s

THIS IS THE LAST WILL of me the foresaid Thomas Burwashe made the day and yere aforesaid FIRST I will that William my sone shalhave all my landes and tenements soe lyinge and beinge within the parishe of Egerton aforesaid to be had to the said William and to his hares for ever
Item I will that Jone my wyffe shalhave the chamber in the upper end of the hall and a nother chamber there unto indwyninge with sufficient fyres and flue with pifre [?] goyng and comynge and keepinge of 1 cowe wyntes and sound And my sone William to have his calf for the winteringe duringe all the terme of her widohod so that she take of the calf when it is a monthes old and is Jone my wiffe fortune to mary agayne then I will that she doo avoid out of my howse and to have noe kepinge for her cowe nor for no other thinges ther
Item I will that William my sone doo kepe here a hogge with his frey duringe all the forsaid terme and furthermore I will that William my sone shall fyinde Johane my wyffe and her childe meete and drynke sufficient the space of one quarter of a yere next after my decease
WITTNES Nicholas Pemble Gilbert Burwashe Edward Burwashe Richard Adam and Thomas Polhell

Probate granted 6 November 1544


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