Peter Brown Family History

Will of Richard Browne 1593

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Name Place Date
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Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
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Richard Brown Warbleton, Sx 25/01/1593
(Note: 'Will' shows 1592)
x/02/1593 LEWES A9.P114 Wife: Mary (executor)
Brother: William
Sons: Richard (eldest, under 21), Calebe (2nd-under 22), Nicholas (under 22), Henry (under 22)
Daughter: Mary (under 18)
Witnesses: Richard a Reed  Ambrose Zeeds
BrH1510 Transcript

The following is a transcription of the will provided from the SFHG library

In the name of god amen I Richard Browne of Warbleton being sick in body but of perfect mind thanks be unto God do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following.
First I give unto the poor of the parish  3/4
Item  I will unto Richard Browne my eldest son £50 of lawful money to be paid unto the overseers hands the 25 day of March next to be put out unto the most profit until he comes of full age of 21 years
Item  I will unto Calebe my second son £10 of legal money to be paid unto  the overseers hands the 25th day of March next coming to be put out unto the most profit to the use and behalf of the said Calebe until he come unto the age of 22 years
Item  I will unto Nicholas Browne and Henrye Browne my two other sons ten pounds apiece of legal money to be paid unto the overseers hands the 25th day of March next coming until they or either of them do accomplish the age of 22 years.
Item  I will unto my daughter Mary £10 of lawful money to be paid unto my Overseers on the 25th day of March next to be put out unto  the most profit until she do accomplish the age of 18 years.
Item  my very will and meaning is that if either of my sons or daughter do decease before they accomplish their several years that then they that shall  then be alive to  divide the other portions equally among the rest.
Item  I will that Mary my wife shall be my executrix and have all the rest of my goods my debts paid my children brought up and my will well fulfilled provided always and my very meaning and will is of this my last will that if my said wife do not prove my will within 60 days after my decease then I will that William Browne my brother to be my executor of trust and to prove my will and he to have for his trouble 6/8 and be my overseer of this my will written 25th day of January 1592.  Richard Browne
Witness  Richard a Reed  Ambrose Zeeds

Probate  ultimo Feb1592/3

Buried 29.1.92/3   a married man