4 September 1520 Will of Humphrey Brown of Bristol, merchant (proved 1 March 1520)

Source: TNA, PROB 11/20

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In the name of god Amen in the iiiith Day of September the yere of or lord god
m??xx I Humfrey Browne of Bristoll marchannte beyng of good and PERfytte mynde laude
and praysenge be unto almyghty god ordeyn and make this my last will and testament ???
thie maner and forme folowynge that is to saye First I bequeth my soulle unto Almyghty
god my maker to or blessed lady virgyn and to all the saints in hevyn my body to be
buried wtn the churche of saint Stephyn in Bristoll after the dyscression of my wif
Itm I bequeth to my Mother Church of Worcetr xii d Itm to my Curat of saint Stephyn forti???
wt holden and forgotten b Item to the curat of saint phelipp within Bristoll to pray for me
my Father and mother ?? Item I bequeth unto my daughter Kateryn the value of xx? nobles
in plate and howse hold Itm I will that yf my wyff be savely delyvred of childe wherwith
she goyth and that the said Childe lyve I will that the halff PARte in plate and howsehold
whiche ys bequethed unto my daughter Kateryn aforesaid be equally devided and to
remayne to the Survivor of them both Item I bequeth unto my Brother Thoms Brown
ii of my worst dobeletts ii of my worste cooves ii of my worste gownes and all my
weryng hoses and Capps Item I bequeth to my Sister Johane my lyned b???t gowne 
Item I bequeth to my Brother John Rowlands my violett gowne grayned Furred wt blak
boge my bess doblett and my best cote of worsted Itm I bequeth unto my brother Thoms
Rowland a violet gown grayned Furred wt blak lambe my next best dobelet and my
chamlet cote Itm I bequeth to my Sister Dau Joan Rowlande to pray for me and golde ringe
after my wiffs discression Itm I bequeth unto my wiffe Alys whome I make and ordeyne 
myn Executrix sole a howse wt a gardeyn adyoynyng to the same int he PARyshe of saint
phelipp wtn Bristoll and a howse wt a gardeyn sett and lying in marstret in the PARyshe
of saynt Stephyn wtn Bristoll To have and to holde the said ii howses wt the ii gardens 
to the aforesaid Alys my wyff durynge the terme of her lyff and after her decease 
to remayne unto the heires of my body lawfully begotten Itm I bequeth unto mr John Rovland
my Father in lawe whome I make ovrseer unto this my last will & for his labr I geve and
bequeth my best ring of gold weying i ounce & my best skarlet gown furred wt foynes In witnes
hereof I have subs??bed my name & putte my seale wt my ??? hand the day & yer above written

Probatum fuit ... apud Lambithe
[this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 1 March 1520]
PRImo die mens Marcii
Anno dni myllimo quingentesimo xx 
Alicie Relicte et executric

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