TitleCopy of the will of Richard Vernon, esquire
Description<head>Scope and Content</head><p>His body is to be buried in the Chancel of St. Peter of Hope (Derbyshire) and he bequeaths money for funeral expenses. He bequeaths 12d. to the monastery of the Blessed Mary at Coventry and 12d to the monastery of St. Cedd at Lichfield. He bequeaths to - 40 sheep, to Elezabeth Ratclyff his daughter 20 sheep, to Katerine Oldfeld 10 sheep. He appoints as executors Godfrey Foliambe, knight, and John Vernon.</p><p>The residue of the estate to Richard, his son.</p><p>Witnesses: William Bagscha, vicar of Hope, Thurstan Townend, chaplain, and William Gudhyn, Chaplain.</p>
Date19 Jun 1525
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