Peter Brown Family History

Will of Edward Payne 1559


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Edward Payne
(of Lodge House)
Ardingly, Sx 06/03/1559
(Note: 'Will' shows 1558)
12/06/1566   Sons: John, Thomas (executor)
Other: Roger Charcroft, George Willard, Richard Infield
Witnesses: John Payne of ...., Thomas Comstock?
PyR1470 Transcript (part)

The following is a transcription of the will provided from the SFHG library - Transcribed by Dave Woolven September 2008
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

In the name of God Amen the vith day of Marche the yere of o’r Lord God 1558 I Edward Payne of Ardynglygh in the County of Sussex husbandman beynge sycke in bodye but of pfyct remembrannce thancks be unto God doe ordayne and make this my last will and Testament in man’ and forme folowinge. 
First I bequeth my sowle to Almighty God my maker and redemer and my bodye to be buryed in the church yard of Ardynglygh.  Itm I gyve to the hygh alter there for my tythes forgotten iiiid. 
Itm ... the poore people of the same pishe vid. 
Itm I geve and bequeth to John Payne my sonne all my interest and terme of yeres wch I have to come in my farme called Lodge Howsse with all the lands to the same belongynge to be had to hym and to his assygnes ..... iii quarters of otes vi bushels of wheate one fetherbed with all things thereto belongyngs & one payer of shetes. 
Itm ... bequeth to Roger Charcroft?................  The residew of all my goods not bequethed my detts ..... legaces payde and this  my last will pformed
I gyve and bequeth to Thomas Payne my sone whome I make my sole exor for the pformance of this my last will. 
Itm I make John Payne of .... ov’seare of this my last will and Testament.  And he to have for his paynes takynge ....  these? beynge witnesse  John Payne of ....;  Thomas Comstock?

Sum of inventory  xxiiil  viiis
Edward Payne  ..................... Thomas Payne named in the Will  ................... John Payne the natural son of the deceased
George Willard;  Richard Infeld husbandmen ................
.......  parish .............. 12 June 1566 administration ...........

NOTE:  I cannot tell if it is due to the age of the document or an appalling copy but much of the text is unreadable including some of the personal names.  DW
Transcribed from a photocopy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales.   NP20 6LB    Tel 01633 858 359          21 September 2008
Transcribed for Brenda Joyce, 17 Peterhouse St, Tawa, Wellington, 5028, NZ