Will of John Grene of Wynslow, 1504/5

Herts RO 2AR122

In the name of god amen The xxjth day of Januarye the yere of o(ur) lord a thousand fyve hundred & iiij I John Grene hole of mynde make my testament in this wyse  First I bequethe my soule unto almyghty god & to o(ur) blessed lady saint Marye & to all the holy company of hevyn and my body to be buried in the chirch or chirchyard of saint Laurence in Wynslow.  It(e)m I bequethe to the monasterye of saint Albon iiij d.  Also I bequethe to the high awt(er) for tithes & offeryngs that be forgoten xij d.  Also I bequethe to the rode lofte for the reparacions that be moost nedefull xij d.   Also I bequethe to the torches viij d. Also I bequethe to the bells xij d.  Also I bequeth to my son Will(ia)m a coupull of bulloks.  Also I bequethe to my son Thomas a yong Cow.  The residue of my goods I bequethe & geve to Alice my wyf whom I make myn Executrice she to doo & dispose for my soule.  Also I make John Wrytt ov(er)sear to the same that this my wyll be p(er)formyd.  Witnes hereto Richard Welows Robert Seybroke Will(ia)m Grene w(i)t(h) other mo(re).

[Probate granted to the executrix 13 Feb 1504/5]