Archive:Cheshire CRO, Mary Whitney, 1616
Administration & Inventory of Mary Whitney of Coole, 1616
Righte Wor(shipfu)ll our dueties most humblie remembered &c. For as much as it hath pleased god to take to his mercie Marie Whitney of Coole Widow, late wyffe of Roberte Whitney late of Coole afforesaid gent deceased, dyed intested And that Elizabeth Massie Wyffe of Hugh Massie of Denfield gent in the Countie of Chester, beinge the onelie ___ _____ daughter of the said Marie Whitney, and not anie other childe livinge. Theis are therefore humblie to crave yo(u)r worships favour, That for as much as the said decedent dyinge intested, and not anie to whom the administration of the goods and chattels doth belonge but onelie to the said Elizabeth Massie her daughter. ____ for as much as the said Hugh Massie, beinge a gent full of in fr______ (as __ is well knowen) And therefore not able to travell And that Elizabeth Massie his wyffe beinge a gent altogeather _______ in such matters. Therefore we humblie crave yo(u)r worships favoure that it maie please you to grante yo(u)r l(ette)res of administracion of the goods and chattelles of the said decedente, to this o(u)r trustie and welbeloved freinde Homfrey Page of Eardshall gent whom we doe by their p(re)sentes ordeyne co(n)stitute and make our true and lawfull Atturney to doe p(er)forme fulfill and accomplish all and everie thinge nd thinges what _____ which shall or maie __________ concerne the goodes and chattels of the said decedente. Thus craving pardon for our bouldnes, prayinge to god for yo(u)r worships ______ _________ we humblie take o(u)r leave. Denfielde this xiiijth of September 1616
Sealed And As o(u)r deade yo(u)r worshippes to Com(m)_______ deliv(er)ed to this o(u)r Atturney in p(r)esence of us
Hugh Gandy Hugh Massie John Cheaddocks Elizabeth Massie + her mark
Upon the receipt of a commission out of his Ma(jestie)s Court of Excheq(ue)r of Chester to us and others dyrected for the ______ and determy_____ of dyvers contenc(i)ons and controv(er)sies nowe depending betweene Hughe Massye gent and Elizabeth his wyfe on the one p(ar)tie and Elizabeth Whytney late wife of Hughe Whytney gent deceased, on the behalfe of her twoe yonger children upon th'other p(ar)tie.
Wee have mett accordinge to the tenor of the Commission and by the Consent of the p(ar)ties on boeth syd(e)s wee doe ord(e)r that Hugh Massye above said shall take l(ette)res of administrac(i)on of the goods of Marye late wyfe of Rob(er)t Whytney gent deceased w(it)hout the interrupc(i)on or Contradic(i)on of the above named Elizabeth Whytney or any other by her p(ro)curem(en)t.
And yt is further ordred that yf ther shalbe any sarplusage debtes and legacyes discharged & of the goods and Chatteles of the said Marye Whytney that the same shall remeyne and be Due to the twoe yonger doughters of the said Elizabeth Whytney.
And yt is lastly ordred that the app(ar)ell of the said Mary Whytney shalbe disposed of by the said Hugh Massye according to the true mea___ of her the foresaid Marye Whytney and _______ to be made out of the Inventorye for the said appell
- The Commission(er)s names whoe made this agreem(en)t
- Richard Lee
- George Cotton
- Edward Bressye
- John Cartwright
A true & lawful Inventory of all the goodes Cattels and Chattels of Mary Whitney late wife of Robert Whitney of Cole in the County of Chester gent deceased, levied and praysed by John Cheswis gent Edward Bressie gent Thomas Dikes and John Pichford the 2th daye of September 1616. Li s d
Imprimis tow oxen the peice 9 00 00 Item Sixe kyne 15 00 00 Item Sixe younge bullocks 15 00 00 Item a younge sterke & tow calves 02 13 04 Item an olde nagge 02 06 08 Item a younge coulte 01 06 08 Item Sixe & fortie thrave of Rie 09 04 00 Item for barley in the house and field 04 00 00 Item 20 loade of haye 08 00 00 Item for oates upon the grounde 03 00 00 Item cartes wheeles and all husbandrie ware 02 00 00 Item 3 swyne 02 13 04 Item all the brasse 03 00 00 Item all the Iron ware 01 03 04 Item the co(o)perie and treane ware 01 06 08 Item white meate 05 00 00 Item towe and yarne 00 13 04 Item the bedd over the parlor 01 13 04 Item in the same chamber a woole bed & bolster 00 13 04 Item all the beddinge over the halle 04 00 00 Item in the same chamber the chest presse & on bedstead 01 06 04 Item the beddinge over the kitchene 03 06 08 Item the cheste & table in the same chamber 00 03 04 Item all her wearinge apparel 05 00 00 Item a bedd over the Entry & other implements in the same room01 06 08 Item for beddinge in the parlor 02 00 00 Item the naperie in the cheste standinge there 03 00 00 Item sixe silver spones 02 00 00 Item on cheste tow boxes and a table in the parlor 00 10 00 Item in the hall cheares stooles quissions & little tables 00 15 00 Item for pewter and other fine napery 02 00 00 Some 113 02 00 Debtes owing Item Mr Wright for wood 01 10 00 Item 19 geese, hennes, turkeis and such like 00 17 08 Item basketts and sackes for corne 00 08 00 Item a bedstead that men did lye in 00 01 00 Item Stone troughes 00 05 00 Item Timber in the barne 00 02 00 Item Hempe and flaxe 00 07 04 Some 116 13 0
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