Will of Simon BUSBY of Clifton, Deddington
Will 13 Aug 1690 Probate 23 Sep 1690
Burial 17 Aug 1690 Deddington: Symon BUSBY|
The unnamed MAYNARD sister is probably Ann, wife of Samuel (witnesses)
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with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
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I Simon Busby of Clifton . . . glazier . . .
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Busby Simon de Clifton par' Dadington|
In the name of God Amen The thirteenth day of August
in the second year of ye Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord & Lady William & Mary
of England, Scotland, ffrance & Ireland, King & Queen defenders of ye faith &c Annoq' D'ni
1690 I Simon Busby of Clifton in ye p'sh of Dadington in the County of Oxon
Glasier being of p'fect memory & remembrance praised be God do make & ordaine
this my last will & Testam't in manner & forme following &c ffirst I bequeath
my soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping that through the
meritorious deat & passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour & Redeemer
to receive free pardon & forgiveness of all my sins And as for my body to
be buried in Christian buriall att ye discretion of my Ex'tor hereafter named
Imp'is I give unto my Godson Simon Busby all my parcell of land
lying & being in ye feilds of Adderbury for him & his heirs for ever Item
I give unto my Brother Roberts three Sons Robert Thomas & William ye
sume of three shillings a peice Item I give unto my Sister Maynards
Bignall all lying & being in ye feilds of Hempton ye sd daughters names are
Sarah Catherine & Hannah & I give the said land unto them to be
equally divided as share & share alike for them & their heirs for ever Item
I give unto my kinsman Joseph Lovedren ye sume of twenty shillings Item
I give unto my Brother William Busby the sume of five shillings Item I give unto
my kinsman Abraham Plumpton ye sume of four pounds of good & lawfull
money of England to be paid unto him w'thin one yeare after my decease Item
I give unto my kinsman Mosis Plumpton ye sume of six pounds of good
& lawfull money of England to be paid unto him w'thin one yeare after my
decease Item all the rest of my goods & chattles I give unto my Brother
Robert Busby upon Condition that he shall pay all my debts & Legacies and
make him whole & sole Ex'tor of this my last will & Testam't In Witness
whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale ye day & year first above
written Simon Busby sealed & delivered published & declared in ye p'ence
of Samuell Maynard Ann Mainard her marke Jo Kempster
Probat' &c apud Chip-norton in Visi' ......
Oxon 23 Sep'bris Anno D'ni 1690 habita coram ...
Busby Fratris def'ti et Ex'toris ............