BADNALL WILLS AND INVENTORIES  

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THE WILL OF ROBERT BADNALL OF STONE, 
STAFFORDSHIRE: 1579

In the name Of God amen this xiv day of June in the year of our Lord 1579 that I Robert Badnoll of Stone sycke in bodye  but of good and perfect memorye thanks be unto God do make my last wyll and testament in manor and fourme folowynge

Fyrst I bequethe my soule to almyghty God the maker and redemer thereof and my bodye to be buryed in the parryshe church yeard of Stone neare wheare as my father lyeth: also I geve and bequethe to the poore of the towne of Stone xx s. whych my father comanned me to geve to them to be dystrybuted as my executours shall se cause: and I also geve to sayd poore of the sayd towne of Stone one bushell of rye to be bacun in bread as my executours shall see good also I geve to John Badnoll my sonne and to Elizabeth my daughter eyther of them one fetherbed: also when my dettes be payed my funeral expences dyscharged I wyll that all the rest of my goodes dettes and cattell to be devyded in ij partes the one halfe to my wyfe and the other halfe to my ii[i] chyldren to be devyded equally amongest them so that Robart Fynney my executour to have iijs. iiijd. to be good unto my wyfe and chyldren and my wyfe so long as she doth kepe my name to have my howse and all the goodes to reare up my chyldren with all tyll the come to yeares of dyscretyon and yf my sayd wyfe do marrye then I wyll that my chyldren shall have theyr goodes answered of hym that doeth marrye my sayd wyfe when the come to yeares of dyscrecyon also I ordayen costytue and make my my truae and lawfull executours Isabell Badnall my wyfe and Robart Fynney to see thys my last wyll and testament fulfylled and doen and Thomas Beche of the towne of Beche my avers ear to see thys my last wyll fulfylled and kept

Dettes whyche be owyng unto me

 

Dettes whych I do owe

 

Imprimis Sampson Walkeden

iiij  Li.

Imprimis to Elizabeth Hall

vij s.

Wyllyam Emerys

xxj s.

It to Alys Fenton

v s.  sj d.

Homfrey Wryght

vij s. viij d.

It to John Barber

v s.

Wyllm Morrey of Alton

xxv s.

It to maystres Rathbon

ix s.

It Henry Stedman and Maynshew suertyes for Jamys Abbot

x s.

It to Robart Ashe

xj s.

Richard Doodye executour to my wyves mother owyth me fyve marks wych she promysed and moore the [..] that I had of my wyves father at the daye of my marryage

 

John to John Bourne

xij s.

Gregory Gorton

11j s. iiij d.

It to my brother Thomas Beeche

xvij s.  iiij d.

Wyllam Whyte

iiij s.

It to Wyllm Whyte

v s.

 

 

It to Rafe Baylye

xj d.

 

 

Some     iij Li.  Xij s. ix d.

Lichfield Joint Record Office B/C/11 Probate


THE INVENTORY OF ROBERT BADNALL OF STONE, 
STAFFORDSHIRE  1579

Thys ys the true Inventorye of the goodes and cattell of Robert Badnoll of Stone deceased and the names of the praysers therof Wyllm. Beech  John Whyttakers Thomas Cockswyche

Imprimis thre fetherbeddes  iij matteres  vj coverlettes  iiij boulsters iiij wyndowshetes one blanket

 

xL s.

 

It iij payre of flaxen shetes and vij canvas shetes

 

xix s.

 

It iiij tableclothes viij towels viij tablenapkys and iiij pyllowbeares

 

xj s.

 

It one caudron ii lyttyll kettyls

 

xij s

 

It iij pottes iij posenettes

 

xxx s.

 

It ij fzyyngpanes one drepyngpane

 

ij s.

viij d.

it ij iron brochs one payre of cobertes

 

.ij s.

iiij d.

It one styddye with implements therto belongyng

 

xxx s.

 

It ij payre of potthokes and one payre of potcheynes

 

 

viij d.

It a payre of tonges and a fyre shuel

 

 

vj d.

It iiij candelstycks and a plate of brasse

 

iij s.

iiij d.

It a lyttyll skellet and a brasen ladell

 

 

vj d.

It one voyder iij chargers ix pottyrigers fyve sacers one puter canne one puter bason ij saltes

 

viij s.

 

It vj coffers

 

vj s.

 

It boardes fourmes and tressels

 

v s.

 

It fyve cheares with ij lyttyll stoles

 

ij s.

 

It vj quysshens

 

 

iij d.

It paynted clothes in the howse and in the chambers with other hangynges about beddes

 

vj s.

viij d.

It vj payre of bedstockys

 

iij s.

 

It one axe a byl a hatchet a blacke byll

 

ij s.

 

It one great cowpe

 

iij s.

 

It ii,j turnels

 

 

xx d.

It ij lyttyll barrels and fyve loomes

 

ij s.

iiij d.

It one chafyng dyshe

 

 

vj d.

It iiij silver spones

 

vj s.

viij d.

It xj puter spones

 

 

iiij d.

It v dyshes and one dosen trenchers

 

 

iij d.

It one bowke ii gallons a pyggen a churns a closebowke a meele

 

 

xviij d.

It one twggen basket

 

 

iiij d.

It one loode of hay

 

v s.

 

It one thrane of rye and tenne sheves

 

iij s.

 

It one mare

 

xx s.

 

Some totales

xj

xij

iij

Lichfield Joint Record Office B/C/11 Probate

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