In dei nome Amen the nynth Daye of
Auguste in the yere of or Lorde god 1552.
I Henrye Voyce of horsham make this my last will & testament
in manr and forme following.
Fyrst I bequethe my soule to allmightye god and my body to the
Erthe and to be buryed wrin the Churche of Horsham aforesaide.
Item I bequethe unto my brother Roger Voyce his
executors an assignes all that the moyte of my lease and terme of
yers yet to run after my Fathers will p'formed in the p'sonage of
Horsham &Warnham and the ferme of Ankestbore.
Item I bequethe unto my brother John Voyce his
executores or assignes my moyte of my lease and terme of yers then
to runne after my fathers will p'formed of my ferme of mylfolde
wtin the forest of Saynt Leonard.
Item I bequethe unto my brother Bryan all that
my moyte of my lease and terme of yers yet to runne after my fathers
will p'formed in the ferme called Bullands wch I have of Mr Bartlet
Item I will to Jane Raynescroft my mother one
whyt bull one quarter of wheat & iii busshells of otes for the
wch she was indetted unto me.
Item I gyve unto my syster Elizabeth at the daye
of her marage or at suche tyme as she shalbe of thage of xxi yers
Item I will to John a Godsalve & his wyffe
Item I bequethe to Richarde Bysshope & his
Item to my brother Craye & his wyffe xs.
Item to eny p'son in my cosyn Avery Mychells house
at warnham xiid.
Item to John Eqell iiis iiiid.
Item to the poore mens boxe of warnham iis.
And as towching the dysposition of my lands I will to be in manr
and forme following.
Ffyrst I gyve and bequethe to Annys my welbeloved
wyffe all thes my tenemente caled hygh lands frome the lane goinge
towards the forest of the northe p'te and the lands called Bullands
on the southe p'te and the forest of Saynt Leonards of thest p'te
And the heythe of Horsham on the west p'te and thos my lands called
Bullands & ffrahole now or late in the terme of Richarde Jupe
all that my lands called pyllings al's woolers medes my lands late
called John Nyes my lands called fulling myll land/lands and burgescrofte
And my lands called Tythery in the p'ish of Horsham in the Cownttye
To have and to hold all the forsaid lands tenements & herydytaments
unto the aforsaid Annys & her assignes duryng her naturall lyffe
in full reopence of her hole Imit and dowry. Provided allwayes and
I will that yf yt fortune my said wyffe to marye and her husband
not to dwell and be resydente hereafter appon my howse st hyghland
and my wyffe and her said husbande shall refuse to make unto my
said brother Roger a good assurans of all the p'mysses in manr &
forme as ys above mencyoned Than I gyve and bequethe unto my said
brother Roger xxL in monye to be payed to the said Roger his executors
or assignes wtin one monethe next after suche refusall of conveyhance
Item I gyve and bequethe unto my brother John
Voyce and his heyrs forer one mede at Roughhe in the p'ish of horsham
late Skytte in the terme of John Dugett.
Item the resydew of my goods rattalls moveable
& unmoveable my detts & legaces payed and my fueralls p'formed
I will and bequethe them to Annes my wellbelovede wyffe whom I ordayne
& make to be the sole executrix of this my last will & testament
And I ordayne and make my wellbeloved ffrynds John Ede of Warnham
and Avery Mychell my ov'seers And I gyve to either of them for ther
paynes twentye shyllinges
Wytnes to the premysses Avery Mychell Marian Mychell Jane Ravynscrofte