Archive:Hereford CRO, David Whitney, 1575

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Consistory Court of Hereford

Wills and Admons., W Surnames [1574-1601], FHL Film #91,676

Will of David Whitney of Eresland [Eardisland], dated 1575.

Will of David Whitney of Eresland, 1575.jpg

Transcription attempted by Robert L. Ward:

"In the name of god Amen the fourth day of ffebruary in the ..xviij th yere of the ...
of or. sovranne Ladye Elizabeth by the grace of god Quene of England &c I David
Whytney being sike in body an Perfett in remembrannc thanks be to unto god do make this
my Last will and testament in manr and forme flolwing/ In pmis I bequeth my
Soule unto allmyghtie god my maker and Redemr. and my body to be buryed in
the churcheyd. of the Parishe of Erisland/ Itm I geve and bequeth to the
poore of the same Parishe xijd Itm I geve and bequeth to my mother
Johanne ap Thoms. and to my brother Robert whytney fortie welshe eyenes
and hogbys being in the custodie of my brother to be equally devided
and Parsel betwixt them Itm I geve and bequeth to Richard Whiteley x s. Itm
I geve and bequeth to William by.... vj s. viij d. Itm I geve and bequeth
to Anne be.. my felowes xij d ... Itm I geve and bequeth to my mastr.
Sone John Baker one welshe Eyene Itm I geve unto Margarett barett
xvj d. Itm I geve unto my mother and to my brother Robert Whytney
all of the reste of my goods not bequethed / Itm I make orden and
appoynt my master John Baker to be my full and whole executor of this
my Last will and testament to be truly ... he Discharging my fu...
expence and to see me brought home and to be stowe over me to the valew
of xl s. /
Witneys at the Reading and Delyvring hereof
Richard Whiteley
Thomas Gregge
John Th..per
Dette wch. be promis but me be..ths
Lesta..
In p'mis my mr. - - - - vj li vj s. viij d.
Richard Davis - - xx s.
John Woodhouwse - - xxxiij s. iiij d. per billin
Richard Cowley - - ij s. vj d.
William baker - - xxvj s. viij d."

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