Peter Brown Family History

Will of William Daniel 1540


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
William Daniel Horsham, Sx 22/02/1540 1540 Chichester STC I/2/208 Others: henry patchyng (executor), Rychard Penet of London & Rychard Daniel of Steyning
Witnesses: John Draper hys mke, john bechett


The following is a transcription of the will provided to me and made by John F Howes - March 2013
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

In the name of god amen the xxij of februari the yere of or lorde m ccccc xl I willim Danell of horsham in the dios of chychester of good remembrance god be thanked ordaine & make this my testament & last will as followeth; first I bequeath my soule to almighty god & lady seynte mary & to be p’taker wt al the hevenly company & my body to be buryed in ye churchyerd of Horsham beforesaid;
al my worldy goods & detts I bequeath to henry patchyng whome I make myn executor he ther wl  to paye ye detts yt I do ow & to si my body honist beryd & by also yt Rychard Penet of London & Rychard Daniel of Steyning for paiement on halfe of my detts yt I do ow them to have it other halfe therefor --- yt is my goods to more they my detts it ye shal have & betwene them;
ther witnesses John Draper hys mke, john bechett;


The following is a copy of the original 'Will' I obtained from the Chichester Will Microfilm