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Will of Thomas Burwashe

of Egerton, Kent


Source: CONSISTORY COURT OF CANTERBURY VOL 34 FOLIO 42 1578
Transcribed by FRED VICKERSON
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN The 14th daye of August the yere syine Christes incarnaton for us 1578 The 20th yere of the Reigne of Quene Elisabeth I Thomas Burwashe of Egerton in the countie of kent being sick of bodye neverthelesse being in good and perfect mynd and remembrance thanks be gyven unto almightie go make and ordeyn this my last will and testament in manner and forme following FIRST and principally I bequethe my soule to almightie god my savyor and redemer my bodye to be buryed in the churche or churche yard of Egerton aforsaid
ITEM I geve and bequeath to my poore bretheren of the parish of Egerton thre shillings four pence to be geven in the daie of my buryall or within 14 dayes next following
ITEM I gene to Dollington haven four pence

ITEM I geve to George my son twentie pounds to be paid to hym at thende of one hole yere next after my decease
ITEM I geve Abraham my sonne twenty pounds to be paid to hym whene he shall come to his age of 22 yeres
ITEM I geve to Joane my daughter fifteene pounds and the value of fyve pounds in houshold stuf
ITEM I geve to Barbara my daughter fifteene pounds and the value of fyve pounds in houshold stuf
ITEM I geve to Sara my daughter fifteene pounds and fyve pounds in houshold stuf
ITEM I will that Joan my daughter shall have her fifteeene pounds of lawfull mony by me to her geven and her fyve pounds in houshold stuff at thend of one hole yere next after my decease or in the daie of her marriage
ITEM I will that Barbara my daughter shall her fifteene pounds by me geven in good and lawfull mony and her fyve pounds in houshold stuffe at her age of 23 yeres or in the daie of her marriage
ITEM I will that Sara my daughter shall her fifteene pounds by me geven in good and lawfull mony and her fyve pounds in houshold stuff at her age of 23 yeres or in the daye of her marriage
ITEM I will that if George my sonne decease afore the end of one whole yere next after my decease I will his twenty pounds by me to hym geven to be paid at Abraham at his age aforesaid If Abraham decease before George I will that George shall have his porcion to hym by me geven at thend of 6 yeres next after my decease

ITEM I will that Nicholas my sonne shall have the said twenty pounds which I have geven to my sonne Abraham at thend of one hole yere next after my decease putting in suffinene hands to Abraham or his assignes to paye to the said Abraham thirty poundes at the said age of 22 yeres I will that Nicholas my sonne or his assigns shall paye twenty pounds of good and lawfull money of England to George my sonne which I geve to my son Abraham as is aforesaid at sayd tymes as the said Abraham shall come to his age of 22 yeres

ITEM I geve to Marye Gorram my daughter forty shillings of good and lawfull mony of England to be paid to her at thend of one yere next after my decease
ITEM I geve to Susan Maye my daughter forty shilliings to be paid to her within one yere next after my decease
The rest of all my movable goodes unbequeathed I frely I geve to Issard my wife and to her assignes

THIS IS THE LAST WILL of me the abovesaid Thomas Burwashe for the disposing of all my land ITEM I geve to Issard my wife the profytt of all my lands during her life
ITEM I geve to Nicholas my sonne one pece of land called high feld to hym and to his heirs after my wyves decease
ITEM I geve to George my son highfeld mede to hym and to his heires after my wyfes decease
ITEM I geve to my son Abraham one pece of land called hills to hym and to his heires after my wyves decease
If any of my sonnes George or Abraham decease without heirs I will that the survyving shall have his pece of land deceased I make and ordeyne Issard my wife my sole executrix of this may present last will and testament These being WITTNESSES
John Burwashe Steven Burwashe and Henry Newton

Probate granted 15 Sept. 1578
Value of estate 221 L 2 s 4 d


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