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1550 john clydesdale hungerford brk PCC will 6516
Will of john clydesdale alias hydden
To ursula my dau and the child the which my wife elizabeth now goeth withall the lands and tenements which my son george had in possession in hungerford for 21 years. If a man child to have the same after the end of the 21 years. If a maid child then only for 21 years, and after the 21 years to revert to george my son and his heirs male, and if no heirs male then to the next heir. To thomas my oldest son all my lands and tenements in oxfordshire on condition that he pay john my son £3-6s-8d per annum until edward my son be 21 years old, and the same john to pay £2-0s-0d per annum out of the £3-6s-8d to catherine hull during her lifetime. When edward reaches 21 years thomas is to pay him £3-6s-8d for life, and after his death to his heirs male if he have any and if not the annuity to revert to john and his heirs. If the annuity is not paid then john is to have the lands. If john should have the lands at the age of 21 years to pay edward £3-6s-8d for life and after his death to his heirs male if he have any and if not the annuity to revert to john. Thomas to give the profits of all my lands in oxforth for 4 years after my death to my executors and then to enjoy them as aforesaid. To thomas my son my house at soley in which he now dwells for the life of him and his wife and after the death of thomas and his wife to his eldest son john and after the death of john to thomas brother of the said john for the term of my lease on condition that thomas my eldest son pay £2-0s-0d per annum to his younger brother thomas and after the death of thomas the younger the same £2-0s-0d to be paid to the manor of edyng. Also thomas to live in the house at soley and not sell it. To george alden and elizabeth his wife and johane his daughter the house in which he now dwells in chilton parish for the term of my lease paying 2s per annum to the manor of hidden and one of them to dwell in it. To george my son my farm called little hidden ( which sometime wm lovelock did hold) for the term of my lease paying £3-6s-8d per annum to the manor of hidden and if george die without male heirs then to revert to thomas the elder. To anthony my son my farm of hiden and hiddington at the age of 23 years during my lease and half my household stuff. Also at the same time 200 sheep 12 oxen 8 bulls 6 bacon hogs 2 sows a boar 20 acres of wheat 20 acres of barley 4 acres of fetches 3 acres of oats [etc]. If anthony die before the age of 21 years or die without male heirs the above to revert to john and if john die without heirs [etc]. To john the manor of hidden immediately after my death until anthony reaches the age of 23. To elizabeth my wife £40 and our bed and if she remain within the manor of hidden free meat drink and bedding and if not then 3s-4d per week during her widowhood. To dorothy my daughter by jane my wife £4. To johane my daughter by jane my wife £10. To jane my daughter by jane my wife £4. To bridget my daughter £6-8s-4d. To elizabeth my daughter by ellen my wife £6-8s-4d. To catherine my daughter £6-8s-4d promised for her marriage day. To dorothy my daughter by my first wife £3-6s-8d. To robert hidden £3-6s-8d. To elizabeth alden £2-0s-0d. To sybil bocher my daughter 30 sheep. To elizabeth garrett £2-0s-0d. To 4 poor people 2 coats of black and 2 smocks. To john my son the residue and to be sole executor. Overseers richard briges and henry clifford esquires and john wilmot yeoman
[also confimation of the copyhold of named tenants of the manor of hidden].
Signed and sealed (?). Dated 10 aug 1549. Wit: eles woldridge, thomas hoddage,george lovelack, willm reynold, richard flagatt, willm walker, thomas hewett, with others.
Probate granted 2 may 1550 at london to johannis clydesdale als hidden the executor named in the will
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