m. ca 1533
m. bef 1581
Facts and Events
WILL OF EDWARD MARVIN OF MUCHE BENTLEY
In the name of God amen the xiiith Daye of November 1615 I Edward marvin of Muche Bentley in the County of Essex & dewysces of London beinge sicke in bodey but yet of good & perfette Remembranc thanckes be to Almighty god do ordaine & make this my presente testament & Laste wille in manor & forme following furste & above all I Comette my Sowle into the hands of Allmightey god by the merettes of Jesseus Criste & my bodey to be bered in the Church yard of the parishe of muche Bentley
Imprimes I geve & bequethe unto the pore people of the parishe of muche Bentley the sume of xxs to be payed unto theme by my executor the daye of my bereaile & to be destrebbett equalley unto theme as by the desstrection of my executor & Superovicer it shall be thowght fette
Item I geve & bequethe unto Edward my sonne all my howses & Landes free & Copey Lying in Wrabnes & Wickes to heme & to his heires for ever all so I geve unto the fornamed Edward my sonne five Powndes of good & Lawffull money of England to be paye unto heme by my Executor wthin on quartor of a yere next after my decesse
Item I geve & bequethe unto Thomas my sonne five powndes of good and lawffull money of England to be payed unto heme by my Executors wthin on quartor of a yere after my Decesse all so I do acknowleg that the saied Thomas my sonne have performed all condections acording to a cartain surrender wch I have made unto hem of one tenemente & cartain Landes lying in Ramssey
Item I geve & bequethe unto Richard my sonne five powndes of good & Lawffull money of England to be payed unto heme wthin on quartor of a yere nexte after my dessece by my Executor All so I do acknowleg that the said Richard my sonne have performed all Condictions acording to a cartain Surrender wch I made unto heme of on tenemente Called moye howsse & cartain Lande parsell of moysses
Item I geve & bequethe unto Robart my sonne all my free Landes Leienge in ffratting as it is nowe in the Teneor & ocipaction of Richard Barnes or his Assignes To heme & to his heires for ever
Item I geve & bequethe unt Renowld Marvin my sonne all my Landes medowes woodes & pasters Called Moyses nowe in the tenower & ocipaction of me to heme & to his heiers for ever upon Condection that the fornamed Renowld my sonne his heiers executors Admenestrattors or Assignes shall paye or Causse to be payed unto margrette my wiffe or here assignes yerly and everey yere dureing here nattrall Liffe the Sume of Sexe Powndes of good & Lawffull money of England at two ussail tarmes of the yere that is to saie at the feste Daye of the blessed virgen St marey & St Michell the arkangell beinge Lawffully demanded by even & equall portchons
Item I geve & bequethe unto Mathewe my sonne my howsse that I nowe dweile in wth all the Landes thare unto belonging Called Edons alles Dreybrockes & ij Croftes of Land called Harttes & Brocken Heddes to heme & to his heires for ever up on Condiction that the fornamed mathewe my sonne his heires executors Admenestrators or assigns shall paye or Cause to be payed unto Margrett my wiffe or to heier assignes yerely & everey yere deuringe heire nattrall Liffe the fulle sume of Sexe Powndes of good and Lawffull money of England at two ussall tarmes of the yere that is to saie at the feste Daye of the Blessed virgen St Marey & St Micheil the arkangeil beinge Lawffully demanded by even & equail Portchons at the mentchon howse called Edons alles Dreybrocks Provided thate if mathewe my sonne or his heiers executors Admenestrators ar assigns shalle & doe note paye or Causse to be payed unto the fornamed margrett my wiffe or to heier assigns in manor & fforme above declared that then I weil that this presente gefte of all my fornamed Howsses & Lands called Edons alles Draybrocks & ij Croftes of Land called Harttes & Brockenheddes to be utterley voyde & of none effect to heme & to his heiers But then I welle & bequethe all my fornamed Howsses and Landes unto Renowlde my sonne & to his heiers & he & his heiers or assignes to perfforme this my gefte of Sexe powndes yerley unto margrett my wiffe out of Edons alles Dreybrockes Harttes & Brockenheddes acording to the trewe mening of this my will & furder I do apoynt by this my will that upon Recaving of aney money every halfe yere Margrett my wiffe shall make eaithere of my sonnes an Aquettanc for such sumes as she or heir assignes shall Recave
I geve & bequethe unto Margrett my wiffe thre Cowes or nette or tenn ewes & x wthers of the beste of my fflocke & more over I geve & bequethe unto the fornamed margrett my wiffe all my Howssold stofe being wth the howsses Item I geve & bequethe unto John Bishop the sonne of Zackerey Bishop vjs viijd to be payed unto heme by my executor Item I make this my Laste welle for executor John Hayes my sonne in Lawe Item I make & ordain to this my will Thomas Marvin my sonne to be my Superovicer
All the Reste of my goodes & Chattells unbequethed I holley geve & bequethe unto my wiffe & my fower Children Robart Renowld Mathewe & Elizabeth to be equaley Divided betwene them.
I wettnes whare of I have to this my presente testament & Laste well Sette to my Hand & seile geven the Daye & yere furst above wrettin & in the presentes of us whosse names are here under wretten.
Stephen Cole sener his marke.