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Will of William Kellowe or William Webbe , Mercer or Merchant of Salisbury, Wiltshire 1523

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The National Archives Prob 11/21/199
Will of William Kellow alias William Webbe
Probate date 14 August 1523
transcribed from image on ancestry.co.uk by Helen Ford

In the name of the Fader the sonne and of the holy gosst Amen for asmuche I Willam Kellowe or William Webbe of the Citie of New Sarm (Sarum ie Salisbury) mercer or merchant by the great grace of god hath called me to remembrance of the unstedfastness of this wreched world that there is noo cereyntie of lyfe and that I must redyt dye when hit please almighty god make my testament in this maner of fourme that followeth
First I bequeth my soule to the crist that redeymd hit and to his blessed moder our Lady Saint Mary and to all the blessed company of hevyn And my wretched body to be buried within the parish Church of Saint Thomas Bishop and martir under a stone of marbill which I late bought where under lyeth Johane, Edith and Johane my wyves befor the Crucifix
Item I bequeth to the high awter of Saint Thomas Church beforesaid for tithes nethgently forgotten [xii L?] viijs iiijd
Item I bequeth to the repa’con of Saint Thomas Church to be putt in the silver boke and to be perpetually praid for [xijL?] xiijs iiijd
Item I bequeth to the brotherhede of John in th said Church iij s iiijd Item to the blak freres in Fissherton iijs iiijd Item to the gray freres in sarum [ ] Item to the church werks of Saint Edmunds church in sarum iijs iiijd Item to the Church werkeof Saint Martyn in Sarum viijd Item to the brederhede of lights whereof I am a broder in Sarum xvd
Item to evyeth of my god chilfren xvd
Item to evy [may’?]woman and childe that cometh to my burying a penny and at my monthes mynde a[ ] bred Item to have [ ] the Church of Saint Thomas beforesaid during the month after my dep’tinf by preests w’th the parishe prst and the Deken and the sexten requiem masse and dirige every day by note and eny of them to have iiij a day and the sexton to ringe the great bell both at dirige and at masse during the month and he to have for his labour vi s viiid [?]
Item to theparish of Saint Laurence in Shaftesbury wherein I was cristend to be perpetually praid for xL .
Item to the parish Church of West Lavvyington to be putt in the [Bredewll]vj viijd
Item I bequeth to the a said [h__st] prest to pray for my soule within the parishe Church of Saint Thomas beforsaid by the tearme of fyve yeares to have yearly [ ] bred wyne and [ ]
Item I bequeathto Will’m my sonne and heire all that my place wherein I nowe dwell w’th all the implements in every shopp warehouse and sellers and all other other implements within the said place And also fyve tenements by the Waterlane in Castelstreete w’thin the citie of Sarum beforesaid w’the implements of the dye house and all other houses to him and to his heires of his body lawfully comying And all other my landes rents and tenements whereforever they be and for lack of heires of the said Will’m of his body lawfully comying I give and bequeth the said place landes tenements rents and all other implements as it before rehersedto Cecile Whight my daughter the wife of Thomas of Pole merchant and to hir heires of hir body lawfully comyng
Item I bequeth to Thomas Whight the sonne of the said Cecily and to Edith and Johane Whight hir daughters to every of them tenn pounds sterlinge or the value thereof in plate to be delivered to them when they com to lawful age by myne executors or by his executors And yf one of them shuld dye the two lyving to have the said some of xxxL And two of theym shulde dye the thirde to have the hole dome of thirty pounds Any yf god sende for them all then I will the said some of money of xxxL or the value thereof to be bestowed in merytonent[?]dedes to the pleasure of God and the welth of my soule by the advise of my executour or by his executours.
Item I bequeth to Margarett Morgan that was Edith my wyffs daughter to her marriage in money or in plate to the value thereof fourty pounds and hir apparell connveniently and a fetherbed and all things thereto belonging.
Item I bequeth to her broder Thomas Morgan scoler of the [ ] college of Oxford to pray for me __L xiij iijd
Item to his broder Thomas Morgan taill’r in London fyve pounds to be deliverd to him whne he shalbe of lawful age
Item to every maiden servant that I have xxs over and above their wage
Item I bequeth to Robert Longe Edith my wyffs sonn of Whaddon the detts that he oweth me by obligation which obligation I will shalbe delivered him
Item I bequeth to Water Longe his brother of {Stepull?]& Shoton __ in money.
Item to my daughter Cecily Whight of Pole and to her two daughters ther the best {yardells?] or dymytes that I have in my house and ther the best paire of beads and almaner of gownes that longe to women
Item' I bequeth to Thomas Stone [ ] whyte silver pers that were Johane my first wyfe whereof one of them is gravyn Thomas in the botom
Item I bequeth to my sonne in lawe John Stone fyve pounds.
Item to Thomas my sonne in lawe of poll tenne pounds therto forto be supervisour and to se my will performed And the rest of all my goods I give and bequeath to Willm my sonne to do for my soule as his will is.The which I make sole myn executour And for lack of him Cecily White my daughter of Pole and for lack of hir Thomas hir son
And in witness that this is my last will.I renounce and forsake all other wills made before the date of this And that I have writen this w’ting in owne hande witnessed my goostly father Sir Thomas Kyng curat of Saint Thomas beforesaid,master Robert Pole Chantry prest, Willm Pole Chapleyn to the Marre of Sarum W’th others[ ] The date the xiij day of July Anno D’y xv v xxiij :

Probate granted to Williiam Webbe executor, 14 August 1523

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