||16 Sep 1582
||St. Dunstan's, Canterbury, Kent, England
||Young Family Kent Ancestry
||24 Mar 2005 01:14:23 |
||Margaret CARTER, b. Abt 1520  |
||5 May 1572
||St Dunstan, Canterbury, Kent, England [2, 3]
- [S56] Will, Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Archives, (U.S.A., Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah), 67:175:, 2 Jan 1548/1549.
11234. John13 Porredge
Elizabeth French, "Genealogical Research in England - Porredge," 67:175: The Will of John Porredge of Westgate Court in the County of Kent near without the walls of the City of Canterbury, 27 July 1582.
[The entire first page of this will is a religious exhortation and confession, concluding" I make one faggott and bundall of all my offences present past and for to come and geve them to Christ."]
To be buried in the churchyard of St. Dunstans near Canterbury.
To wife Margarett £30, furniture, brass, and household goods. To daughter Elizabeth £50 in three months. To daughter Suzan £50, a caldron which I had of Thomas Heathe, and a feather bed and bolster, at the age of twenty-one years or day of marriage. To son Henry Porredge £20 in one year. All linen and linen yarn, except cloth not cut out, to be divided into three parts, one part each to wife and son Edward and the third to son Henry and daughters Elizabeth, Thomazine, and Susan. All linen and woolen yarn and linen and woolen cloth not cut out to wife and son Edward, equally divided. To my daughters a dozen of pewter platters, pewter porringers, and pewter dishes, and half a dozen pieces of brass. The residue of all my goods to my son Edward, whom I make my sole executor. To my son-in-law Thomas Ruck one half my lease of lands called Denly in Herne Hill held of Mr. Parker. My wife to have one of the new chambers in the tenement where I now dwell and sufficient meat and drink, fire and washing allowed by my son Edward during her widowhood, if my lease continue so long. Daughter Elizabeth to be likewise maintained by son Edward until she be married, and also daughter Suzan "if she will tarry with him so long." To my wife's son Arthur Rucke 40s. at twenty-one years, and son Edward to support him until the end of his apprenticeship with Fante of Christ Church. To wife's son Richard Ruck £5 in one year. To servants William Sharpe, Thomas May, Jane Showell, Mary Lopham, and John Drincker 5s. each. To servants Michael Pickle, William Taylor, Ralf Slyter, and Margaret Carter 10s. each. To my boy Richard Tillett 20s. at twenty years. To my servant Elizabeth Wyck 40s. at twenty years or marriage. Money to be distributed to each poor household of the parish of St. Dunstans.
My last will concerning all my lands and tenements. To son Edward Porredge and his heirs forever my lands and tenements in Herne Hill and Boughton under Bleane, in fee simple. My wife's son Thomas Ruck to occupy for ten years my tenement and lands in Herne Hill and Boughton under Bleane which I purchased of one Frognall, paying to my son Edward £10 a year. To wife Margaret an annuity of £8 for life. To son Henry Porredge and his heirs forever all my lands in Wickhambreux which I purchased of Griffith Jones, now in the occupation of one Rayner of Stodmershe, in fee simple, and half of a tenement and lands in Ashford bought of one Morley and Dorothy his wife and in the occupation of Thomas Vsborne. To wife Margaret for life my tenement and ground in St. Dunstans in the occupation of Bartholomes Rowell, with revision to her son Richard Ruck, said tenant to pay but 20s. a year rent.
[Signed] John Porredge
Witnesses: John Edward, Notarye, Bartholomew Rowell, and Thomas Fawsett.
proved 7 October 1582 by Edward Porredge, executor named in the will. Inventory £1100. 32s. 8d.
- [S20] Will, Consistory Court of Canterbury, Consistory Court of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Archives, (U.S.A., Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah), LDS Film #0188847, 1572-1579, 27 Feb 1572/1573.
Will of John Rucke, of Boughton-under-Blean.
- [S57] Archdeacon's Transcript, Church of England, Canterbury Cathedral Archives, (U.S.A., Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah), LDS Film #1751624, 5 May 1572.