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Wills (PROB11/17/11 Jn de Vere Earl of Oxford 1512 1513 part transcript only)

1.9.1512 (Wednesday 1 September 1512)

document 2301340

Jn de Vere earl of Oxford made 1.9.4Hen8 revoke other wills except testament concerning my bequest and other things compared and declared in the same dated 10.4.24Hen7 also codicil I will shall stand and I will that my said my most loving wife be living the time of my decease that then sir Rich Fitzlowes knight Rich Walgrave knight Robt Drury knight Robt Lovell knight Roger Wentworth knight Robt Morton knight Robt Payton knight Wm Clopton knight Jn Grene knight Robt Wentworth knight Giles Alyngton knight Jn Broughton esq Jn Fitzlowes esq Thos Tyrell esq Geo Waldegue esq Jeff Gate esq Thos Brewes esq Thos Tay esq Wm Pirton esq Jn Josselyn gent Jn Aspelton gent Wm Ayloff gent Humph Wingfeld gent Jn Dayell gent and Wm Okley gent which with others now deceased have recovered against me the manors of Hormede Barbury Rokay and Newsellis in the county of Hertford and the manors of Tilbury nigh Clare with Stayns Brayes Nortoft Crustwichs Much Okeley Skighall Penner Peppart Fingrith Dodnigherst Astonhall Erles Fee Bures Gifford Harwich with Dovorcourt and Battellishall in the county of Essex to those of me and of mine heirs and to and for the performance of this my last will and of my said testament and codicil and also that the said sir Rich Fitzlowes knight with the others above named which stand and be enfeoffed of and in the manors of Wynentis# Battelliswike Cokens Moor and Litell Okeley in the said county of Essex to like use and intent shall suffer my said wife during her life natural to take and perceive the issues revenues and profits as well of the said manors lands and tenements and of every parcel of them so received as of the said manors lands and tenements so being in feoffment and in all and every parcel of the same shall stand and be seised to the use of my said wife during her natural life according to such covenants as are thereof expressed and comprised in certain indentures made between me on the one part and Ralph Scrope doctor of divinity sir Roger Wentwirth knight and sir Rich Wentworth knight on the other part containing the marriage had between me and my said wife as in the same indentures it doth more plainly appear and after the death of my said wife if she die within twenty years spare next after my death that then the issues and profits of all the manors before rehearsed shall be received by mine executors from the time of her death unto the end of the said twenty years so next following my death to the execution and performance of this my said last will and of my said testament and codicil annexed together and after the death of my said wife and the said twenty years expired I will that then all my said recoveries of the foresaid manors shall stand and be seised of the same manors to the use of the heirs of my body lawfully begotten and for default of such issue to the use of my nephew Jn Veer son and heir of my brother Geo Veer knight and of the heirs males of his body lawfully begotten and for default of such issue to the use of my cousin Jn Veer cousin and heir to mine uncle sir Robt Veer knight and to the heirs males of his body lawfully begotten and for lack of such issue male the said recoverers and feoffees shall stand and be seised of the lands manors of Hormede Astonhall Harwich with Dovercourt Erles Fee in Buris Gifford Tilbury nigh Clare with Nortofts Brayes Skays Peners Peppars Dodingherst and Fingrith with their appurtenances to the use of the heirs of the body of my lord my grandfather lawfully begotten and to the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten and for default of such issue to the use of my right heirs and of the said manors of Barkwey Rokay and Newrellis Crustwich Skighalls Battellishall Much Okeley Wynenhoo Batelliswike Cokyns Moot and Litell Okeley to those of the heirs of the body of my lady my mother lawfully begotten and for default of such issue to the use of the heirs of my lady my mother forever and I will that my said manors of Wynenlip# Battelleswike Cokyns Moor and Litel Okeley with the appurtenances be received in michaelmas term next following the date of this my said will according to such note and knowledge as I made thereof lately unto sir Robt Reed knight chief justice of common pleas at his last being with me and that such persons as are appointed and named in the said note to receive the said manors after the same reckoned and executed shall stand reckoners and be seised of the same manors of Wynenlis Batelliswike Cokyns Moor and Litel Okeley with their appurtenances to like use and intent in all things as of and upon the same manors it is above remembered and expressed also I will that my said wife immediately after my decease if she then be living have and enjoy my manors of East Bergholt with the appurtenances in the county of Suffolk and my manor of Wyeting with the appurtenances in the county of Norfolk for term of her life upon like condition and for like intent as of and upon the same manors of Est Bergholt and Wyeting in certain indentures being dated the 15.4.3Hen8 made by me on the one part and Thos earl of Surrey on the other part be contained and expressed and after the decease of my said wife I will that my feoffees of and in the said manor of Estbergholt and Wieting which then shall be living shall stand seised of the same with their appurtenances to those of the performance and execution of this my said last will and of my said testament and codicil for the said term of twenty years next after my decease and that my said feoffees of and in the said manors of Estbergholt and Wyeting after the decease of my said wife shall suffer mine executors to take and perceive the issues profits and revenues of the same manors with their appurtenances during the residue of the said twenty years to the intent that they with the same shall perform and execute my said testament and codicil and after the said twenty years ended and expired then I will that the said feoffees shall stand be seised of and in the said manors of Estbergholt and Wyeting with the appurtenances to those of the heirs of my body lawfully begotten and for default of such issue to those of my said nephew Jn Veer and of the heirs males of his body lawfully begotten and for default of such issue male to those of my said cousin Jn Veer and of the heirs males of his body lawfully begotten and for default of such issue male to the heirs of the body of my said lady mother lawfully begotten and the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten and for default of such issue to those of the heirs of my lady mother and their heirs forever also where that sir Edw Howarde sir Wm Waldegrue sir Thos Knyvett sir Robt Drury sir Thos Boleyn sir Phil Calthorp sir Rich Wentworth sir Robt Lovell sir Phil Tilney and sir Thos Wyndham kts and Thos Tyrell Geo Waldergue Thos Blanerhassett Humph Wingfeld and Jn Danyell esquires have received against me mine honour and manor of Whitchurche and my manors of Alconsamford Calnerton and Stratford in the county of Buckingham with all their members and appurtenances my manor of Hawkeston in the county of Cambridge and my manors of the Flete and Badlemer in the county of Kent my manor of Wyngeston in the county of Leicester my manor of Chelleworth in the county of Suffolk and my manor of Knapton and Titleshall in the county of Norfolk which manors be of mine old inheritance and I thereof at the time of the said recovery was sole seised to me and to the heirs males of my body lawfully begotten as by old gifts thereof made to mine ancestors manifestly doth appear I will that the said sir Edw Howarde and the other recoverers before named immediately after my decease shall stand and be seised of the said honour and manors of Whitchurche Alconsamford Calnerton Stratford Hawkeston Flete Badlesmere Wigeston Chellisworth Knapton and Titleshall with their appurtenances to those of my said nephew (no witnesses) Oxinford