William Lace 1670

Submitted by: Joyce M Oates
Date: 15 October 2017
Original: 0106202

023 Archdeacon Will 1670A #003 Braddan, of William Lace, dated 27 March 1670: 
Summary:  Mr Lowcay, son David Lace, dau Joan Lace, dau Esther (of Douglas in 1700), dau Ann, son Mungo (died at 
sea before May 1700, had been living in Liverpool, died before his mother), wife Margaret Scott, cousin John Lace
 of Ballavoddan, Andreas
Braddan parish register:   William Lace     buried    28 March 1670
Braddan parish register: Magt Lace als Scott     buried    26 February 1706
Braddan parish register:   David Lace     buried     21 April 1692
?Braddan parish register:   John Lase    buried    13 Jun 1695
See ArWills 1665: Margaret Lace als Scott and her husband William Lace depose that John Lewney was left legasies by 
his wife Alice Lewney alias Scott alias Christian, dead by early 1665, Braddan Parish, Alice is mother of Margaret
see also: ArWills 1672 Court Braddan Parish, dated 6 November, Christopher Stole/Stowell agrees to support his 
illegitimate child by Margaret Scott, who was living in England in September 1673
See will of ma: ArW 1665A #012 Braddan, of Alice Lewney alias Scott alias Christian, died 25 March 1663, husband 
1) xxxx Scott, and 2) John Lewney who is alive:  Summary: husb John Lewney, dau Margaret Scott
See also ArW 1628A #51 Jurby: Mungo Scott mentioned (merchant of Douglas, he is owed money) in will of Joney Kewn 
See also ArW 1628A #43 Jurby: Mungo Scott mentioned (of Douglas, merchant, entered a claim) in will of William Kewn senior 
See also ArW 1631A #15 Braddan: Mungo Scott witness to will of Isabel Kermode alias xxxx 
See also ArW 1631A #16 Braddan: Mungo Scott witness to will of Robert Quayle 
See also ArW 1632A #02 Braddan: Mungo Scott pledge for the inventoried goods of Callum Corlett of Douglas 

March 27, 1670 In the name of God, Amen. I Will: Lace sick in body but -----[torn] & perfect in minde & memory, blessed be God, make this my last will & testament in form & manner following: first I commit my precious Soul into ye hands of Christ Jesus my bles-----[torn] Savior & my body to Christian buriall It: I leave & bequeath five shillings to ye poore of Douglas It: I leave five shillings to Mr Lowcay It: I leave my dwelling house & garden, after the decease of my wife to my son Dav: Lace to wch ye wife gave then consent to her pt, and affo-----[torn] bedd It: I leave ye House wch my mother in law lately possessed, to my daughter Joan It: I leave five pounds to my two youngest daughters Joane & He-----[torn] to be paid out of my Land at Ramsey It: I leave five pounds to my daughter Anne It: I leave my deare wife Marg: Lace whole executrix of all my goods moveable & unmoveable It: I leave the Lands at Ramsey to my sone Mungoe, the 5£ above menconed bequeathed to -----[torn] daughters to be paid by him, at entering therupon, wch said Lands hee is to enjoy wholy by wives consent, after her own Decease Witnesses hereof pbatum et solvit xijd Tho: Kelly } Esable Jute } jurati The contrary hand writeing inserted was don in Cort, and dep-----[torn] to be also a pt of ye testatr will Due to me from Joh: Carran in Maroone 28s - 0d Due from Joh: Christian of ye said pish.... 40s - 0d [next page] To the Rever: Mr Sammuell Wattleworth & Robt: Parr Viccar Generalls of this Isle the humble petition of Joane Lace and Ester Lace of Duglas humbly sheweth that yor petitionrs ffather departed this Life in ye yeare 1670 and left five pounds Legasie joynt between your petitionrs and Lickwise left his lands at Ramsay to his sone Mungoe Lase: Late of Leverpoole out of which Lands yor petitionrs five pounds was to be pd according to ye purport of theire fathers will: but one of yor petitionrs being for severall yeares out of the Isle and hearing of the miscariag of her above brother by sea: who was to pay her the sd Legasie shee came for the Isle to seeke ye same: and shee finds that her Brother: had taken ye sume of five pounds ----- upon the sd Lands from Capt: Wattleworth of Ramsay and noe care taken to discharge the Legasies thereon incumbent by ye testament of the father The premises considdered yor petitioners humbly begs with ye consent of there mother who is ould and feeble: yt you would be pleased to grand and order for the saile of the sd Lands yt there= by they may be pd there Legasies accord =ing, as it was left them, they not know= ing otherwise how to be releived there aboute, there brother that was to pay ym being dead: and what ever plush the sd Lands will amount two: to be reserved for ye children of ther sd Brother all which granted yor petitioners shall as in Dutie bound, ever pray Where as it was Exprest in my husbands will that my sone Mungoe Lace should have nothing to do with the Land in Ramsay till after my Death yett I formerly gave him Libertie to take ye summe of five pounds upon ye same thinking hee would have discharged his sisters leggasies before now but since hee did not I lickwise give my free consent ----[torn] my two daughters Joane and Ester take ----[torn] more upon ye old ------ for there father----- ----[torn] ---- ----- ----[torn] ----- ----nd this ------ ----- wittness prsent David Corlett my marke ----[torn] Willm: Fflexney [next page] Att a Court held in Duglas May 20th 1700 Margt Lace haveing consented that the Legacy left to the pet= conrs, should be payd in her life time out of the Lands left to her son Mongo, at Ramsey; we think fit and so do order that the said peticonrs, may take upon the said Lands the summe of five pounds, the Legacy left them in the ffathers will, there be= ing no other effects of the said Mongo Lace deceased, in this Island, that will answer the paymt of the foresaid Legacy Sam: Watleworth Robert Parr [next page] Know all men by theise prsente yt I John Lace off KK Andrewes: ffor divers good causes and considrations me ther----[torn] unto movinge, but espetially ffor & in considration off ye Summ----[torn] of 14 of Lawfull moneys, due dept ffrom me ye said John Lace unto my coozin Willm: Lace off ---- Douglas: have granted and given unto ye foresaid Willm: Lace as a pledge for ye foresaid sume of 14 the one quarter of my Myle----[torn] called by ye name of Lenmors Myle, from ye day of the date heareof unto ye said Willm:, his heyres executors & assignes untill ye foresd sume of 14 be fully compleated & paid furthr itt is to be undr stoode, yt I ye foresaid John Lace doe pmise and graunt, to pay in considration of ye foresd sume of 24s yearly from ye day of ye date heareof unto ye fforesd Willm: Lace, his heyres, executors or assignes and for ye true pformance off ye prmises; I ye said John wth my wife Margery & my sonn John Lace doth binde our selves joyntly & severally, for ye true paymt of ye foresaid sume of 14 as also for ye 24s wch is allow ed in considration as a fforesaid, to all wch we subscribe our names and sett to or hands this first of November 1665 John Lace Wittnesses Margery Lace her marke X Sam: Wattleworth John Lace Arthur Cesar March the 24th 1667 John Lace Senior in the behalfe of himselfe and his wife and John Lace his sonn came this day before me and acknowledged the afore ------- of morgage to be theire voluntarie act and deed and desired my allowance and confirmation thereof wth accordingely is granted by me Will: Cotter X John Christian Thomas Lace X Aprill the 15th 1668 Margery the wife of the wthin -----e, came this day in pson -----e and acknowledged ----n bargaine, to be her act and deed. John Christian [next page] Att Duglas the seventh of Ffebr: 1669 The within Deemster Christian haveing attested the within acknowledgment as therein is specifyed, we further give one approbacon, and confirmacon thereunto provided that if the within John Lace or his heyres doe soe, fall into povertie that they will not be in a condicon to discharge our honorable lords rents and dues dureing the time of this morgage that in such a case the benefit of the pmesis shall be lyable for to satisfy the said brents and dues in such maner as if this confirmacon had not beene granted by us Rich: Stevenson Rich: Tyldesley Tho: Norris When[?] a second agreement made betwixt Tho: Lace at KK Bryde & Richard Lawson miller for & in the behalfe of John Lace of Ballavoddan for the sume of fifteen pounds as appeare by bill hereunto annexed wch is to be of full force & vectue[?] from ye prsent day, & the former, or within anenconed[?] bond of 14 with the full interest to bee invalid & of noe force in law, & the said agreement beareing dage the 28th of Octor 1670 to stand authentick & firme in law, & for better assurance (is desired t---- be recorded) to the executors of Willm: Lace deceased & wife: wherein the said Tho: Lace & Ricd Lawson have bound themselves their heires, executors Administrators & assignes joyntly & severally for the true & faithfull payment of the full sume of fifteene shillings & ys agreement was made before me: Richard Ffox & John Huddlestone: & to y---ud recorded [next page:] October ye 28th 1670 Whereas John Lace of Ballvoddan in KK Andrews was indebted unto Wilm: Lace of Douglasse the summe of ffourteen pounds sterl: as appeares by Bill, and for ye assureance of ye payment of which a quarter part of the Miln of Lanemore was viz morgage or pawn And wheras God hath beene pleased to call for ye sd Willm: Lace, and his executrs and wife psecuteing for ye sd moneys, wch now with ye Interest due, amounts to ye summe of ffiftene pounds sterl: now know yee that wee Thomas Lace of KK Bride and Richard Lawson of KK Andrews Milnr, doe by these prsents bind orselves or heyres executrs and assignes jointly & severally to pay unto ye executrs and wife of ye sd William Lace decreased the foresaid summe of fifteen pounds in ---e and equall payments, that is to say a third part of or next Lady day, a third part at or upon Lamas day next following after, and the last paymt upon this day twelve montly wthout trouble or mollestration in wittnesse wherof wee have subscribed ornames the day and yeare above written, desireing this to be of fforce, and the other for ye 14 cancelled, wch is accepted of by the wife in ye prsence of the wittnesses following wittnesses Thomas Lace his mark T J Huddlestone Rich Lawson his marke R Joh: Watleworth Richd Ffoxe ---tor 25 This day the above said Margt Lace alis Scott came to me & tould mee 1672 that Tho: Lace had paide her the above said bond of fifteen pounds fully & doth acquit & discharge him the said Tho: his heires execr administr: & assignes for ever before me J Huddlestone [next page] July ye 15th 1670 It is hereby ordered that ye one moitie of xiiij£ due to ye Executrs: of ------[torn] Lace from of Douglasse from John Lace of KK Andrews as appeares by ------[torn] xxx hereby or decree that John Lace shalbe pay the sd moitie bring that deads pt within ------[torn] whole month rent after ye date hereof; otherwise the pporconable pt o------[torn] miln morgaged yr pfitts of Lanemore Miln morgaged, to be by ye sd ex------[torn] {from ye expiracon of ye sd month) enter upon and enjoyed peacably w------[torn] quire an Exuct[?] pformance of this order, as yt pties to meind will answer ------[torn] juris [next page]: October the 20th 1672 These are to certifie whome it may concerne that I Margaret Lace alias Scote of Duglas doe by these prsents acknoweledge & confesse my selfe to have received from and atthe hands of my well beloved friend Thomas Lace of KK Bryde the full & juste summe of fifteene poundes I doe by these binde my selfe my heirs executors or any maner of persone in my behalfe to trouble or moleste him the said Tho: Lace his heires executors or assigns forever heareafter I say received by mee Margaret Lace alias Scotte fifteen pounds M witnesses Donll: Lace Joh Ratcliffe Joh: Lace [2 pages later:] A perfect Inventory of Willm Lace goods priced by ffour sworne men Willm Corlett, Thomas Kelley, Richard Taggard and Gilb Caine as ffolloweth £ Inprimis 3 ffeather beds dj priced, 3 bouster .................. 1 - 0 - 0 Item 4 paire of blancket dj priced ............................. 0 - 18 - 0 Itt: 4 yeards of white cloath dj priced ........................ 0 - 2 - 0 Itt: in ffleither and coverlett 6 dj priced .................... 0 - 9 - 0 Itt: in Russett cloath 6 yeards dj priced ...................... 0 - 3 - 0 Itt: 3 yeards laisgow cloath dj priced ......................... 0 - 2 - 3 Ittt: 2 pillow dj priced ....................................... 0 - 0 - 8 Itt: 2 paire of new netts dj priced ............................ 0 - 5 - 0 Itt: 1 smaile prest dj priced ................................. 0 - 2 - 6 Itt: 4 bed steeds dj priced .................................... 0 - 5 - 0 Itt: 1 bould of wheate dj priced ............................... 0 - 4 - 0 Itt: 2 sackes dj priced ........................................ 0 - 0 - 9 Itt: 1 little table jd priced .................................. 0 - 1 - 0 Itt: 2 heran rops dj priced .................................... 0 - 0 - 4 Itt: 3 cussens dj priced ....................................... 0 - 0 - 6 Itt: 6 paire of course sheets dj priced ........................ 0 - 12 - 0 Itt: 6 paire used sheets and one sheet dj priced ............... 0 - 19 - 0 Itt: 12 course napkins dj priced ............................... 0 - 1 - 6 Itt: 10 ffine napkins dj priced ................................ 0 - 1 - 8 Itt: 3 table cloathes dj priced ................................ 0 - 2 - 3 Itt: 4 towells dj priced ....................................... 0 - 1 - 9 Itt: 1 paire of curtaines dj priced ............................ 0 - 2 - 0 Itt: 1 cheist dj priced ........................................ 0 - 2 - 6 Itt: 2 smaile cheistes dj priced ............................... 0 - 1 - 6 Itt: in pewder dishes 11 weighinge 22£ dj priced ............... 0 - 7 - 6 Itt: in hallow weare 12 dj priced .............................. 0 - 5 - 0 Itt: in lay neettle 6£ dj priced ............................... 0 - 1 - 6 Itt: in brass 2 skalotts 2 stimer 1 ladle and 1 candlestickes ............................................ 0 - 1 - 6 Itt: 2 iron potts 2 iron panes dj priced ..................... 0 - 5 - 9 Itt: 1 cubboard dj priced ...................................... 0 - 10 - 0 Itt: in panne 10lb dj priced ................................... 0 - 1 - 8 Itt: 2lb of fflax dj priced .................................... 0 - 0 - 6 Itt: 3lb of woollen yarne dj priced ............................ 0 - 0 - 9 Itt: 4 muggs dj priced ......................................... 0 - 0 - 6 Itt: 12 pickenger 4 pailles 6 cans dj priced ................ 0 - 1 - 6 Itt: 5 barells 3 stickins 1 ffirlett dj ffirlett dj priced .. 0 - 4 - 6 Itt: 4 wheells dj priced ....................................... 0 - 2 - 0 Itt: 3 ould barrells 2 tresses 1 cheire 4 ffirkins dj priced ............................................... 0 - 4 - 6 Itt: 1 brueinge pann dj priced ................................ 0 - 15 - 0 Itt: 2 lathers dj priced ....................................... 0 - 0 - 6 Itt: in course cloath 15 yeards dj priced ...................... 0 - 3 - 9 Itt: in smaile clooath 8 yeards dj priced ...................... 0 - 3 - 6 Itt: 5 barrells dj priced ...................................... 0 - 10 - 6 [next page] Itt: 3 cowes dj priced ......................................... 1 - 4 - 0 Itt: younge heffers dj priced .................................. 0 - 10 - 0 Itt: ould maire 1 ffoule and dj coult dj priced ............... 0 - 11 - 0 Itt: 1 little table dj priced and strawe dj priced ............. 0 - 0 - 6 Itt: in sheeps and muttons 14 dj priced at ..................... 0 - 10 - 6 summa total 12£ - 16s - 9d The goods in ye custody of the mother & hath given pledges secunda forman legis David Murrey & Tho: Kelly
[Found amongst the Episcopal Wills, after will of Captain Charles Stanley:] Episcopal Wills 1670E Petition of John Lace, regarding a debt he owed William Lace, now dead, that he is commited to pay and cannot pay it currently, dated August 1670: Braddan parish register: William Lace buried 28 March 1670 will of cousin: ArW 1670A #003 Braddan, of William Lace of Douglas, dated 27 March 1670: John Lace cousin (of Ballavoddan, Andreas owes William 14£ per will, put up his mill, Lenmores Mill, as collateral, his wife is Margery & son John) To the Revernd: Parson Joh: Harrison Vicar Generall The humble petition of Jo: Lace Shewinge, yt wheras yor petitior: stands commited for a debt claimed by the executors of Willm: Lace (by yor power) & under reformacone concurringe: that this day of payment is not yet expired before Allhallotide next, & the Dym= ster allso granting his authoritie (upon the same accoumt for the liveings part: not seeinge yor petitor: bond which is to yt effort Therefore yor poore petitior: maks his humble appeal to the worshipfull Governor for releif, against all orders & censures passed against yor petitior: & humbly craveth the acceptance of this, his appeale, & shall pray This appeale is humbly accepted off and tyme given to the appealer to make good his complaynt within xx[20] dayes after the date herof & to ret----ne the worspfull govr pleasure to us wthin the same tyme, or otherwise to bee committed into St Germaynes prison until he doe submit to lawe; Augt: 21, 70 Joh: Harrison

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