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John Fiske (abt. 1465 - abt. 1504)

John Fiske
Born about in Laxfield, Co. Suffolk, Englandmap
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Died about at about age 39 in Laxfield, Co. Suffolk, Englandmap
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16. JOHN, b. in England[1]


ABT 1535, Laxfield, Co. Suffolk, England[2]


Title: Master


Type: Biography
Note: 'Master John, priest, b. about 1465; living 25 June 1505, when he was named as supervisor of the will of his brother Simon (Will No. 8). On 13 May 1504, as residuary legatee and an executor o the wills of his father and his mother, he proved both wills. Possibly he was the testator of 2 Oct. 1535 (Will No. 18.)'[3]


Note: '18. The Will of Sir John Fyske of Laxfeld [Laxfield, co. Suffolk], dated 2 October 1535. To be buried in the churchyard there by [the side of] my mother. To Master Vycary of the same church, to pray for me, 3s. 4d. To th e repairs of the same church 3s. 4d. To the four orders of friars 3s. 4d. To Brasyerd [Bruisyard] Abbey 6s. 8d. To John Fyske of Est Derham [East Dereham, co. Norfolk] 6s. 8d. To the repairs of Est Derham church three obligations of 33s. 4d. which I have delivered to Master Vycary of the same town, witness[es] Rychard Perry [or Percy] and John Fyske of Est Derham. To William Fyske of Est Derham 20s. of the L5 now remaining in the hands of Wm Peyntor of Est Derham, the residue, L4, to be paid to me or my executors. I forgive L6 that Thos. Fyske of Leystofte owes to me. A penny dole at my burial, and to every priest there 4d. A priest to sing for me in Laxfield church for one year, if it may be borne. Residue to Jaffrey Fyske the Elder [of] Laxfyld and to John Fiske, his son, executors, and to each 20s. John Fyske, son of Symond Fyske, is to make surrender to my executors of the house I dwell in. Witnesses: Master Roger Balkewell, clerk, Richard Perce of North Elmham [co. Norfolk], John Fyske of Est Derham. Proved in 1536 by the executors. (Consistory Court of Norwich [Norwich, co. Norfolk], Register Godsalve, fo.105.'[4]


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  • Source: S54 Title: New England Historical and Genealogical Register Abbreviation: NEHGR Publication: Boston, MA
  1. Fiske and Fisk family : being the record of the descendants of Symond Fiske, lord of the manor of Stadhaugh, Suffolk County, England, from the time of Henry IV to date, including all the American members of the family (1896) p.36
  2. Source: #S54 Page: v.88; G. Andrews Moriarty; 1934; p.414-415
  3. Source: #S54 Page: v.88; G. Andrews Moriarty; 1934; p.370
  4. Source: #S54 Page: v.88; G. Andrews Moriarty; 1934; p.414-415

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