|Submitted by:||Joyce M Oates|
|Date:||23 April 2021|
Archdeacon Will 1669A #094 Andreas will of Isabel Kneale alias Crowe, died 12 January 1669/70: Summary: husband xxxx Kneale is not mentioned, son William Kneale, son John Kneale, dau Isabel Kneale, also: Ann Curghey, executors (children & wife Ann Curghey) of deceased William Crowe (witnesses in a controversy with them: Margaret Craine & Margaret Christian & Ann Christian), Jane Kneale is to bring in the inventory (there was none, the testator was a pauper), witnesses: Sir John Huddlestone & John Lace clerk. Andreas parish register: Isabel Crow buried 13 January 1669/70.
Andreas Jan ye 22d 1669 [The following is crossed out:] This is affirmed to be ye last will & testament of -----[torn] being of good & pfect memorie: first bequeathed -----[torn] soule to God, & her body to X?tian buryall; Itm: she cons-----[torn] & ordained her two sonn Willm & John Kneele execut-----[torn] all her goods, & declared yt there was twentie odd pounds -----[torn] to her from Ann Curghy, & ye executors of Willm: Crow -----[torn] brought
xxxxxx to xxxx xxxxx wch she bequeatheto her execur: It: shee left to Jo: Huddleston 2s & to Jo-----[torn] Lace 1s something she spake of leaveing her cloathes to her daugr Issable, wch we pfectly remember not, but lea-----[torn] it to ye execurs oaths who were prsent testes: Joh: Huddlestone Joh: Lace Jan ye 6th 1669 This is affirmed to be the last will & testament of Issable Cr-----[torn] who ferst commited her soule to God, & her body to Christian bury-----[torn] It: shee left & bequeathed yt there was due to her from the children & wife of Willm Crow the use & benifite of the to-----[torn] twentie one yeeres, & also the crope of the farme the first yeere possest the Lands, all due debt to her as she yt day declared It shee left to her daughter Issable Kneele all the cloaths linnen & woollen; It: shee left to Sr: John Huddlestone -----[torn] It: to John Lace clark 1s; It: she constituted & ordained her to two sons Willm & John Kneele her true & lawfull execrs: The execrs: sworne in form of law testes John Huddlestone pbatum to Solvit 6d John Lace jurati Jaine Kneele sworne to bring in a pfect Invent: & not to detaine penny or peny worth sworne by the execrs yt paup erat et nihil habet but was is exprest in the will [next page] Jan: ye 6th 1669/ This is affirmed to be ye last will & testament of Issable Crow, who first commited her soule to God, & her body to Christian buryall; It: shee left & bequeathed yt there was due to her from the children & wife of Willm: Crow the cos & benefite of the farme twentie one yeeres & allso the crope of the farme the first yeere, they poses-------[torn] the lasds, all due debt to her as shee declared; It: she le-----[torn] to her daughter Issable Kneele all her cloathes linnen & woollen; It: to Sr: John Huddlestone 2s; It: to Joh: Lace Clarke 1s; It: she constituted & ordained her two sons Willm: & Joh: Kneele her true & lawfull execr: The execr sworne in form of law testes J: Huddlestone pbatum et solvit 6d Joh: Lace jurati The execr: hath sworne yt paup erat et nihil habet, but wt is exprest in ye will Examinata p me J Huddlestone Regisr Arcd: Ann Curghy have ys day with lawfull compurgators vizt: (Margt Craine Margt Christian & Ann Christian) deposed that she never knew nor had any benefite or crope, yt was due to Issable Crow, out of ye tenement or farme, but did mantaine & keep her according to her power while shee did stay with her: July ye 7th 1670: J Huddlestone [next page] Anne Churphy is pmitted to goe to the grave of Isabell Crow & there to cleere herselfe wth lawfull Compurtrs: of all such Debts as is chardged upon her & her children in the will of the sd Isabell Crow wthin 14 dayes after the date herof & to give the adverse ptyes notice accordinge to law to bee in place to see her oath taken to object if they can any thing maters ---- to impede, otherwise if they cannot you are to pcede & to certifye what shee deposes & in soe doinge this shalbe yor dischardge Date June 29 - 70 the Ministr of KK Andreas Jo: Harrison is to execute this accordingly July ye 2d 1670 Ann Curghy came ye day with lawfull compurgators to the grave of Issable Crow to cleare herselfe & children of the within willed debt in form of law: & as she was takeing her oath: Willm: Kneele one of the executors tooke the booke away alladginge yt hee has some copp----[?][torn edge] --- --- sh----- tomorrow, yt would hinder her oath: July 2d 1670 J Huddlestone Munday next take the womans oath wth lawfull compurgators, and let thre be noe further delayes unlesse there bee then instan----[?] shewed unto you Dat July 2 - 70 Jo: Harrison
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