Archive:Hereford CRO, Nicholas Whitney, 1587
Consistory Court of Hereford
Wills and Admons., W Surnames [1574-1601], FHL Film #91,676
Will of Nicholas Whitney of Castleton, dated 1587.
Transcription attempted by Robert L. Ward:
- "In the name of God Amen. the Twentith daie of November in the year [of our lord] god 1587 I [Nicholas Whitney] of Castleton in the parishe of Clifforde in the Diocesse of Hereforde being sicke [of body] and in my perfecte mind [and memory] praise be unto Almightie god Do make and ordayne this my last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge [illegible] and commit my sowle unto almightie god my maker and redeemer and my body to be buryed in christian buriall. Item I give and bequeathe all and singuler my messuages Lands tenements re[illegible]s services and hereditaments whatsoever [in the Parish] of Clifforde in the countie of Hereforde, And also all my goods, chattells, houshold stuffe moveable and unmoveable whatsoever and in whose hands use and possession the same be To my beloved brother Richarde Whitney and to my Cosen John Morgan their heires and assignes forever, Which my brother Richarde Whitney and my Cosen John [Morgan] I do make and appointe to be my true and lawfull executors and do will that they shall sell all my said messuages, lands, Tenements to the best they can, and with the money thearof comminge and with my said goods and chattells to paie and Dischardge all my debts and the residue to use and bestowe accordinge to their discrecon uppon my children. Witnesses beinge present at the makinge hearof Myle John Watkyn, Thomas ap John, Thomas ap Owen, Richard Phillip, Johan verch Morgan, Margaret vch. Harry, Elnor Whitney, Margaret Whitney, Morgan Servaunte of Nicholas Whitney, and others."