Will of John Eversdon of Shipton, 1478

Herts RO 2AR28

[Translated from Latin]

In etc. 4 June AD 1478 I John Eversdon of Schyton of the parish of Wynselowe sound of mind etc., and my body to be buried in the churchyard of the parish church of Wynselowe aforesaid. Item I bequeath to the high altar 2 bushels of barley and to the other altars in the church 4 bushels of barley. Item to light of the holy cross 2 bushels of barley. Item to the repair of the torches 2 bushels of barley. Item to the common maintenance of the bells 40d. The residue etc. I give and bequeath to my executors. And I ordain, make and appoint Isabella my wife and Richard Nasche my brother[?] [frm'], and William Jenkyn the supervisor to dispose for the salvation etc. Given etc.

Probate on 23 June etc. and they were discharged.


John Eversdon took over his father William's messuage and virgate in Shipton in 1460 under a maintenance agreement with his father (Winslow Manor Court Books, p.708). William did not die until 1479.


Copyright 1 December, 2016