Will of William Thomlyns, 1486

Herts RO 2AR50v

[translated from Latin]

In the name of God amen.  On 6 October AD 1485 I William Thomlyns of Wynselow sound of mind etc. make my will etc., and my body to be buried in the churchyard of the parish church of Wynselow aforesaid.  Item I bequeath to the high altar for 10 oblations 1 bushel of wheat, 1 bushel of barley and 1 bushel of beans, and to the other altars in the church 4 bushels of barley.  Item to the mother church of St Albans 4d.  Item to the torches 2 bushels of barley.  Item to the repair of the bells 2 bushels of barley.  Item I bequeath a trental to be celebrated for my soul.  The residue indeed etc. I give and bequeath to my executrix, and Katherine my wife I ordain, make and appoint my executrix to dispose etc.

[Probate 8 July 1486]


It is unclear which branch of the Tomlyns this William belonged to.


Copyright 3 July, 2012