The fourthe Day of November Anno Domini a thousand fyve hundred nynety and one.
I Gawin Barry of North Goreley in the parrishe of Fordingbridge
in the county of Southton and Diocces of Winchester beinge sicke in body but of
Good and perfect remembrance thanks be given to God do ordayne and make this my
last will and testament in manner and forme followinge that is to say first I
give and bequeath my soule to Almighty God my maker and redeemer of whom I
first hadye and my body to be buried in the Churche yard of Fordingbridge
Item: I give to the poore monie boxe of Fordingbridge three
Shillings foure pence.
Item: I give to the mother church in Winchester foure pence.
Item: I give to the recpardron of my parish Church of
Fordingbridge three shilling and foure pence. And to the recpardron of the
great bridge there foure pence and to the Leache bridge two pence.
Item: I give to every of my Godchildren foure pence a piece
Item: I give to Edith my mayde servant one heyfer bullocke of
two yeares age to be payed or delivered her at her age of Twenty and one
Item: I give to every of the children of my Daughter Katherine
Rede and my Daughter Anne Marshall one bestall a poece and to Jane Rede my
goddaughter the daughter of the said Katherins two ewes.
Also I give to the said Katherine Rede toror which is in the handes of John Rede
Also I give to Barnabie Marshall one yoke of oxen and to Anne his wife one mare
and a cotte norse in his handes and to every of the children of the said Anne
one erot thread a piece.
Item: I give to Margery Marshall two beeftalles or Standerly of
Item: I give to Rauffe Barry my eldest brother one browne mare
and all my wearinge apparell. Also I give to the said Rauffe and the said Edith
three bee stalles betweene them.
Also I do give to my brother Richard Barrie one bay mare and all of such debts
as he oweth to me. Also to his son Gawin Barry tenne shillinges which is in his
handes and to his sonne Roger Barry tenne shillinge.
Item: I give to the children of John Elder ofEdmondham my half
or parte of one beeftall and to either of them two ewes and to his wife two
Also I give to my cozen John Barrie Junior, the sonne of Thomas Barry one heyfer
with calf or a calf by herside and all such debtes as yo between him and me.
Also I give to the said John Barry all the cropp of corne nowe sowen or herafter
to be sowen upon his tenement by me or my executors to his owne -ose and all
the said cropp to be cut and carried into his barne by my executors at their
charges and in consideration thereof the said John shall serve my said
Executors till Michaelmas next not taking anie wages of theam and shall suffer
my said Executors to have the herbage of his barkeside till Michaelmas next
without paymese any thinge for the same.
Item: Whereas John Rede of Sturton my sonne in lawe as he
payeth is nowe lyke to buy the tenementof his landlord to his wife and his
childe and therefore towards the buyinge therof as aforesaid I give and
bequeath tenne pounds of currante englishe money to be payed by my Executors
presently after ach agreement and ffull bargaine as aforesaid with his said
Landlord to the say John to healpe him to pay his fyne for his said tenement.
And yf he cannot buy the said tenement then I will my executors to keepe the
said tenne pounds in their handes untill the decease of the said John and then
to pay yt to his wife and Children after his Decease towards theeir findinge
Item: I give to Robert Barry my sonne Thirtie pounds of
currante englishe money of which I will that fyve pounds thereof shall be
presently Delyvered to his uncle that he nowe dwelleth with and the other fyve
and twenty poundes to be putt ot his use by my Executors within one year after
my decease till he come to the age of one and twenty years
Item: I give to Marry Barry my daughter one featherbed with all
thinges belonginge to yt one brasse pasme one brasse pott fyve platters foure
porrengers two sowters and fyve coffers to be delyvered to her at her Daye of
her marriage and also thirtie pounds of currante englishe money to be putt to
herself within fyve monethes after my decease
Item: I Give to Francis Barry my sonne the cupboard in the hall
the seelinge over the bench and the table board now standing in the henole but
the same not to be removed from my wife during her lyfe yf she do not marry and
got from hentt
Also my will is that yf Katherine my wife so or shall refute or be otherwise
evicted from her widow ---- of this tenement any wayes whereby she shall not
enjoy her quiet possession during her widowed state that then Francis my sonne
shall presently give and paye unto the said Katherine my wife out of his parte
of my goodes the somme of twenty pounds of currante englishe money.
Also my will ys that the said Francis shall presently have all the right tytle
and inheritance of the said tenement from my said brother Rauffe Barry which he
hath uppon trust to have to him the said Francis and his heires forever.
The residerst of all my goodes and cattells moveable and unmoveable not given
nor bequeathed the one moytie or halfs thereof I give and bequeath to Katherine
my Wife and the other moytie or half I give to Francis Barry my sonne whom with
the said Katherine I make joyntly my whole Executors of this my last will and
testament prayinge my brother Richard Barry Rauffe Barry and Rauffe Barry
Junior my brother to be my Overseers of this my last will and testament giving
every one of them fyve shillinges for their paines.
Theise beinge witnessed John Tripporde John Barry J Glover John Barry Jun Rauffe
Barry fend with the said Richard Barry and Rauffe noing.
And further my will ys that the said Robert my sonne shall happen to decease
before he shall come to the age of one and twenty yeares or br marryed that
then the said Legacie before to him given to remayne and come to Mary my
Daughter happen the said Mary my daughter to decease before the tyme and terme
before mentioned that then the Legacie to her bequeathed to remayne and come to
the said Robert and yf both of them do happen to decease before they shall
accomplish the said ages or be marryed as aforesaid then the said legacies
shall remayne and come to the said Francis Barry, Katheren Rede and Anne
Marshall equally to be divided between them