Item I will that Lore my wyf shall bestowe at my buryall and at my monthes daye, in ded[es] of Charite, for the welthe of my Soule, amonst prest[es], Clark[es] and poure people, as myche money as she shall thynke mete and necessarye.
The resydewe of all my goodes and Cattell[es] not bequeythed nor assigned I gyve and
bequeythe unto Lore my wyf, whiche Lore I make and ordayne to be myn[e] Executrix, she
paying my debt[es] and bequest[es].
Item I make and ordayn[e] to be myn[e] ov[er]sear Harry Haywarde, and I bequeythe unto hym for his labour 20s.
Unto this witnessethe Rychard Wyllarde, Arthur Wyllarde, Henry Haywarde, Bartylmewe Hickmote, withe other.
Probate of Will of Nicholas Daye, 1544
Probatum fuit p[rese]ns testame[n]tu[m] Coram mag[ist]ro Will[iel]mo Layton etc
Commissario generali xxviijo die mens[is] Julii Anno D[omi]ni Mill[es]imo qui[n]gen[tesim]o
Ac p[er] ip[su]m approbat[um] etc
Co[m]missaq[ue] fuit admi[ni]str[acio] etc executrici in eod[e]m testame[n]to nominate in forma iuris iurate ac p[er] ip[s]am admiss[a] etc
[The present will was proved before Master William Layton etc, Commissary General, on
the 28th day of the month of July in the one thousand five hundred and forty fourth year of our
And by him approved etc,
And administration etc was committed to the executrix named in the same will, she having been sworn in form of law, and by her admitted etc.
Will of Nicholas Daye