Somerset Medieval Wills: 1383-1500

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Frederic William Weaver
subscribers only, 1905 - Wills
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Page xxii - God commanded, upon superstitious uses, now they ought at this time to be much more ready to help the poor and needy...
Page 70 - He orders his body to be buried in the chancel of the parish church of St.
Page xxi - In the name of God amen. The 1 st day of September in the 36th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Henry VIII by the grace of God King of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith and of the church of England and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head, and in the year of our Lord God 1544.
Page 231 - NED gives grograine as a form of grogram, a coarse fabric of silk of mohair and wool, or of these mixed with silk, often stiffened with gum.
Page 228 - ... or any other two honest men, to be appointed by the parish from year to year. Which chest you shall set and fasten near unto the high altar, to the intent the parishioners should put into it their oblation and alms for their poor neighbours.
Page xxi - ... having three keys ; of which one shall remain in the custody of the parson, vicar, or curate, and the other two in the custody of the churchwardens for the time being : which chest they shall set and fasten in the most convenient place...
Page 229 - Curate shall diligently, from time to time, and especially when men make their testaments, call upon, exhort, and move their neighbours to confer and give, as they may well spare, to the said Chest; declaring unto them...
Page xv - BH, 13, Queen Square, Bath. WEAVER, REV. FW, FSA, Milton Vicarage, Evercreech, Bath. WELLS, The Cathedral Library, Somerset. WELLS, The Theological College Library, Somerset. WERE, F., Gratwicke Hall, Barrow Gurney, Flax Bourton, RSO WILLS, SIR WH, BART., Blagdon, Somerset.
Page 139 - Walter and the heirs of his body, and for default of such issue to the use of...
Page 36 - To be buried in the churchyard of the parish church of St.

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