Robert Woodward 1560

In the name of God Amen the xv [15th]day of July and in the years of our lord god 1560 I Robert woodward of Cosgrave in the countie of Northampton and within the disses of peterborowe beinge of good and perfect Remembrance make this my last will and testament in manner and forme Folowynge first I geve and bequeath my soule unto allmighti god my maker and Redemer and my body to be Buryed in the church yard of Cosgrave aforesaid Item I geve and Bequeth to the mother church of peterborowe iijd [3d]Item I Bequeth to Robert woodward my son the lease of my howse with the appurtenances except v [5] Roodes of medowe luing in sowth meade Item I geve unto my sais sone ij [2] steares of iij [3] yeares old a blacke Cowe and Read fyssy? of iij [3] yeares old iiij [4] bar.ayge Ewes ij [2] of ye best w.ples the tyre of a Carte and iiij [4] quarter of barley All the which Legares are done tobe delivyed to hym at the age of xxti [20] yeares and yf the said Robert my sone do dye within age of Will and the said Legaces or goodes shall remayne to the child that my wife goeth with all to the which child I Bequeth xls [£10] of moneyItem I geve to my sister Jone franklyn halfe acre of barly Lyinge on Flax lande Item to Annes franklyn a bushel of barly Item I geve to Elizabeth Cooke a bushel of barly Item I geve to John more halffe a strike of barly Item I geve to Thomas sin.yl.halfe a strike of barly Item I geve to Thomas Wilkes halfe a strike Item I geveto William spenser halfe a strike of barley Item I geve to Thomas Richard halfe a strike of barly The Resydwe of all my goodes moveable and unmoveable my Debts I geve and bequeath them to Ellyn woodward my wife whom I make my sole executrix Item I Will that John beacham and antony Watson be oversears of this my last will and testament in the presence of water Ryvers Robert Ryvers and Thomas beacham with whom I will my said sone Robert to be and his stocke with other men

Return to Wills