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Will of Simon BUSBIE of Clifton, Deddington

Will 3 Dec 1596   Probate 11 Jul 1598

Source: ORO no. 190.298
Contributed by: DBB Go to Translation Go to Transcript
Summary.
I Simon BUSBY sick of body . . . .

NameRelationship[Comments] or Major Bequests
Simon BUSBIE Clifton, Deddington
John BUSBYEldest Son
Margaret BUSBYDaughter-in-lawwife of John
unnamed BUSBYGrandchildrench of John
William BUSBYSon (Exec)
Symon BUSBYGrandsons William
Elizabeth BUSBYGranddaughterd William
Alice RADFORDDaughter
Henry RADFORDSon-in-law
Thomas RADFORDGrandson[under 21]
John RADFORDGrandson
Edmund RADFORDGrandson
George TURNERLegatee
Christopher TURNERLegatee
John HORSEMANOverseer
William SLEAMAKEROverseer
 
William BENETTWitness
George TURNERWitness
Christopher TURNERWitness
 
Probate 11 Jul 1598 .... Executor named ... Inventory value: 86/7/3
Transcriber's Notes
Burial not found.
  Translated and paragraphed.
with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
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I Simon BUSBY sick of body . . . .
  • I give . . . my body to the earth from whence it was taken.
  • I give unto the mother church 2d.
  • I give unto John Busby my eldest son a cow being an heifer of a brown colour.
  • I give to each of his children a sheep apiece.
  • I give unto Margaret Busby the wife of the said John Busby a pair of hempen sheets.
  • These portions I will to be delivered within one year next after my decease.
  • I give unto Alice Radford the wife of Henry Radford my daughter a pair of hempen sheets and a heifer to be delivered within one year next after my decease.
  • I give unto Thomas Radford the son of the said Henry Radford a cow to be delivered unto him? when he shall come to the age of 21 years.
  • I give unto John Radford the son of the said Henry Radford a sheep and unto Edmund Radford the son of the said Henry Radford a sheep to be delivered within one year next after my decease.
  • I give unto the poor of Deddington and Clifton 10/- in money to be disbursed among them at the day of my burial.
  • I give unto the Church of Deddington a bushel of barley to be delivered within one year next after my death.
  • All the residue of my goods, cattell, household stuff whatsoever moveable and unmoveable unbequeathed I do give wholly unto William Busby my son whom I do make and ordain to be the sole and only Executor of this my last will and testament willing and charging him in the name of God that he see these my legacies and debts paid, my funeral discharged revoking all former wills whatsoever.
  • Overseers . . . John Horseman and William Sleamaker to whom I give 12d apiece . . . .

  • Witnesses William Benett, George Turner, Christopher Turner with other men?

  • I give unto George and Christopher Turner 6d apiece and unto Symon and Elizabeth Busby the children of the said William Busby ______ apiece
Probate 11 Jul 1598 .... Executor named ... Inventory value: 86/7/3  
As transcribed from a copy of the original document.
Original line- and page-breaks are preserved as far as possible.
Testamentu' Simonis Busbie
de Clifton poch? de Dadington in com' ________
3 die decembris ano d'ni 1596

In the name of God Amen I Simon
Busby sicke of bodye but of p'fect mind and memory
make and ordaine this my last will and Testam't
in mann' and forme folowinge ffirst I give
and bequeath my soule into the hands of my Re
deemer and my bodye to the earth from whence
it was taken my wordlie goods thus I dispose
ffirst I give untoo the mother church ijd Itm
I give unto John Busby my eldest sonne a cow
beinge an heiffer of a browne collor Itm I give
to each of his children a sheepe a peece to each
of them Itm I give unto Margarett Busby the
wiffe of the said John Busby a paire of hempen
sheets these porcons I will to be deliv'ed w'thin one
yere next after my decease Itm I give unto
Alice Radford the wyffe of Henry Radford my
daughter a paire of hempen sheets and a heiffor
to be deliv'ed w'thin one yere next after my de
cease Itm I give unto Thomas Radford the sonne
of the said Henry Radford a cow to be deliv'ed
unto him? when he shall come to the age of twentie
and one yeres Itm I give unto John Radford
the sonne of the said Henry Radford a sheepe
and unto Edmund Radford the sonne of the said
Henry Radford a sheepe to be deliv'ed w'thin one
yere next after my decease Itm I give unto the
poore of Dadington and Clifton tenn? shillings in money
to be disbursed amonge them at the day of my
buriall Itm I give unto the Church of dadington
a bushell of Barley to be deliv'ed w'thin one yere next
after my death All the residew of my goods Cattell
houshold stuffe whatsoev' moveable and unmoveable
unbequeathed I doe give wholly unto Will'm
Busby my sonne whome I doe make and ordaine
to be the sole and onely Executor of this my last
will and testament willinge and charginge him
in the name of god that he see these my le
gasies and debts paid my funeralle discharged
revokinge all form' wills whatsoev' the ov'seers
of this my last Will I ordaine to be John
Horseman and Will'm Sleamaker to whome
I give xijd a peece to take paines to see this
my will Executed and p'formed dated the day
and yere above written in the presens Will'm

Benett George Turner Christopher Turner
w'th other men? I give unto George and
Christopher Turn' vid apeece and unto
Symon and Elizabeth Busby the Children of
the said Will'm Busby ______ apeece

Probat' erat hoc testamentum coram
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.... apud Oxon viz't undecimo die mensis
Julij An'o d'ni 1598 ............
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............ Execut' in eodem no'i'at
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Inventarium lxxxvj li vijs iijd