Will of Robert Maynwaring of Granborough, 1694 (proved 1695)

Herts RO 10AR75

In the name of God Amen the 22d day of October 1694. I Robert Maynwaring of Granborough in the County of Bucks Do make this my last Will and Testam(en)t. first & principally I com(m)end my Soule into the hands of Almighty God and my Body to be buryed at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter named and concer(n)ing that port(i)on of worldly wealth w(hi)ch it hath pleased God to bless me w(i)thall I give all my Moveable Goods whatsoever and all my Chattells whatsoever to me belonging or in any wise appertaineing I give to my Wife Mary whom I make Sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testamt. In Witness whereof I have Sett to my hand and Seale the day and yeare first above written Robert Maynwaring [signature] In the p(re)sence of John Bowden [signature] John Stevens [signature]

[Proved on 9 June 1695 before John Croft M.A., clerk, surrogate of Dr William Oldys, on the oath of Mary Maynwaring, widow and executrix.]


Robert Maynwaring (b.1626) was the son of Robert Maynwaring the vicar of Winslow (1570-1650) by his second wife Denise. He was buried at Granborough on 25 Oct 1694.

Robert was probably set up as a farmer at Granborough by his father and/or through a marriage settlement. He and his wife Mary had these children baptised there:

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