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1606 henry shipton shaw brk archd berks will 10432 will of henry shipton if shawe, tanner [no date but filed will 17 march 1606] [register copy] 20 to be employed by my overseers for semons 20s by the year for 2 sermons at shaw in whitsun week at at the feast of st stephen 100 to the children of my brothers and sisters and the children of mr william kedden, late parson of shawe to nicholas froode and his wife 4 to william chuge 4 marks to all my godchildren 5s each for repetition of the principles of religion to the poor of newbury 20s to the poor of speen 10s to the poor of thatcham 10s to the poor of chieveley 10s to grace pocock the daughter of richard pococke of shaw my bigger bible to the members of christ's church to be distributed at the discretion of my overseers 5 to mr stephen batchelor of horell co south 40s to elizabeth shipton daughter of widow shipton 10 to richard heade my late prentice 10s to abraham atkinson schoolmaster in newbury 10s to richard shipton my brother 5 marks i remitt and forgive richard heade of thatcham, john dancastel of bradfield, widow dudman of newbury of that which they owe me for 'lea' there which they recieved of me. i remitt marten morland of 10 he owes me in lieu of his wife's portion sole executor my nephew henrie manfield who is to have the residue of my goods if he die i appoint as executor elizabeth shipton daughter of ellin shipton widiw overseers: mr thomas middleton parson of brightwalton, mr wiliam kedden of newbury and john byrte of greenham. witnesses: abraham atkinson, richard (X) webb, nicholas frowde sum inventory 29-9s-8d probate oxon 24 march 1606 to henry manfield executor named in the will


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