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Medieval & Tudor Kent P.C.C. Wills Transcriptions by L. L. Duncan - Book 12 page 210

 John Mapelsden - Will 10 Aug 1505

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36. Holgrave

10 Aug 1505, John Mapelsden of Farnborugh in Kent. To be buried in the churche yarde of Farnbough. To high awter of Farnborugh 12d. of Cheffeld 12d
   to Juliane my wif 26/8 herly to be paide of the Crowne of Farnburgh. will Julyane my wif have ij chambers in the Est ende of the said Crowne with a steyre withoute for to goo yn and oute at that ende at all tymes nedefully terme of hir lyfe. Also half a day werke in the est ende of my gardyn there, also myn hakney horse, a blake kowe, half of that fruite that growith in my lond this yere.
   My moevable stuff of my housholde be devided betwxt Julyane my wiffe and Johanne my doughter except ij federbedds and ij bolsters and ij coverletts the which shall remayn in the said Crowne as long as they will endue.
   To an honest preest 10 to syng seynt Gregorys trentall for me within the churche of Farnborugh for oon yere.
   To Johane my doughter 12 to be paid of the sale of the Crowne of Farnbourgh uppon this condicon that the said some of 12 shalbe bestowed to bye a certyn parcell of lond to the value of 12 the whiche shall remayne to Johanne my doughter terme of hir life and aftir to hir childern.
   To helpe to make a tabernacle afore Seynt Gyles in Farnbourgh 10s. I bequeth to helpe to make the setts in the chauncell of Farnbourgh 3/4. At my burying and at my moneths day V preests every preest to have for his labor 6d.
   To Isabell Roose my servunt 2s. To Thos Shott, Symon Cpowper, Ric Wales and Geoffery [sic] yt Jordeyne myn feoffes to every of theym 6/8.
   Residue to John Beverych of Chelsfeld and Wm Couper of Farnbourgh whome I make exors. To Mr John Williams parson of Chelfeld to be oversear 40s.
   To John Kyghley my godson 20s. John Afforde 20s on condicon that he shall goo with my exors To Lagham Park and shewe theym such goodes as I have there.
   I will my feoffes deliver astate of all my londs and tenements to my exors in fee symple which I will shall sell all my londs and tenements to thintent to pay my detts and fulfill this my testament and last will.
   Witnesse herof the said Mr John Williams, Sr Robert Hardy preest, Olyver Kyghley, Willm Godard.
   Probate IX Sept 1505 by John Beverych and Wm Couper.

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