Summary of Will of Thomas Brynssemede (1546)
[O.M Coll. 8/36, West Country Studies Library, Exeter]
Provided by Christine Gibbins
BRYNSSEMEDE, Thomas of Fenyton
Date of will 5 Feb. 1546
To be buried in ch. yd. of Fenyton
To church of Fenyton a cow.
To Peter Sherford my godson 6s 8d.
To Agnes Waye 3s 4d.
To Agnes Brynssemed's children household goods.
My will is to have 6 priests to my burying and to have penny dole at my burying for men, women and children.
At my months mind after my departing to have 6 priests to pray for me.
Residue to Sir John Prynge parson of Fenyton and to John Moore, executors.
Witnesses: Thomas Swayne, John Salter, Herry Peasse, Henry Camell.
Debts owing to testator by John Sherford, Elys Forde, John Baker, John Moore, William Tryckeye, Christopher Tyle, John Colbear, William Chowne, Agnes Greyn at Talenton, John Taylor of Talyton, Robert Heymon, John Koude, John Golde, Alice Skynner, widow, Ellys Forde for cloth and wood and for a sythe, axe and schoole, Henry Peasse.
Total of possessions £15 8s and 3 keyn.
Adm. committed to John More 19 Apr. 1547.
Invent sum blank