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don deceased was promulgated 16 February 1620 following upon litigation
between Elizabeth Juxon relict and executrix of the one part and Albon
Juxon and Ellias Juxon, sons, and Mary Hobby, Elizabeth Cotten and
Rebecca Fittes, daughters of the deceased, and all others interested.

Dale, 12.

John Ireland citizen and salter of London, 24 September 11 James,
with two codicils bearing date 21 May 1614, 12 James, another dated 22
May, of the same year, proved 27 June 1614. To be buried in the parish
church of St. Mildreds in Bread Street, London. I give and bequeath all
my lands, tenements &c. in Newbury Berks to my Son Thomas Ireland for
and during his natural life, then to the heirs of his body &c. ; and if he
die without issue then the said lands &c. to be sold and the money there-
upon coming to be equally divided amongst such of the children of my
three daughters Elizabeth, Mary and Hester as then shall be living. I
have heretofore advanced my several children, as well sons as daughters,
excepting my said son Thomas whom I have not fully advanced. To him
three hundred and fifty pounds. A provisional bequest to Anne the wife of
the said Thomas Ireland. To my daughter Elizabeth Juxon two hundred
pounds. To my daughter Hester Crispe fifty pounds. To my daughter
Mary Haukinson forty pounds and to my son inlaw Garret Hankinson,her
husband, ten pounds. To my nephew Randall Barnard ten pounds, and
I freely remit unto him the debt that he oweth me. My sons in law
Thomas Juxon, Garret Hankinson and Ellice Crispe. Nicholas Crispe
citizen and skinner of London. My house called the Two Black Boys in
the parish of St. Mildred's, Bread Street. The poor of the Company
of Salters of London. The poor of this parish. The two daughters of
my sou Tobye Ireland deceased at eighteen or marriage. Alice Chapman
the late wife of my son Tobie. My son Ellice Crispe I have found aid-
ing, faithful and helpful to me in all my business. The poor of the town
of Northampton, in the county of Northampton, where I was born, to-
wards a stock for their relief. Sundry Hospitals and Prisons. I would
have no dole or congregating of people together on the day of my funeral.
Forescore poor men and women. To my daughter Elizabeth Juxon the
best chest of linen I have, not to be appraised as any part of my estate,
for her to dispose towards the marriage of her daughters, aud the rest of
my linen to Hester Crispe. Sou in law Ellice Crispe to be sole executor
and my son in law Thomas Juxon and my good friends Nicholas Crispe
and Thomas Edney of London, skinners, and Thomas Ince who married
Ellice Crispe his daughter to be overseers. (The name of Ince afterwards
appears as Iuche.) Randall Barnard's brother's daughter whom I placed
in this town. Mary Blacke wife unto Robert Blacke. Elizabeth Holden
wife of John Holder). Bridget Abdye wife of George Abdye. Mary
Hobbye wife of Richard Hobbye. Elizabeth Cotton wife of Sampson Cot-
ton. Albane Juxon son of my daughter Juxon. Lawe, 59.

Henry Wallkh of the parish of St. Martin in the Fields, Middlesex,
joiner, 19 January 1621, proved 29 January 1621. To be buried in the
parish church there near late wife Anne. The poor of that parish. There
shall not be any blacks given at my funeral nor any banquetting stuff
used, but ouly given to every one which shall accompany my body to the
church some biskett, bread and wine. The poor of Carptmell (Cartmel)


in Lancashire where I was borne. The church and schoolhouse at Carpt-
nu'll. The Joyners Hall in London. The poor of that Company. The
vestrymen of St. Martin in the Fields for a dinner. My very good frieuds
and neighbors Gabriel Brewer, armorer, and John Snellinge, turner, to
be executors. My gossip Edward Kinge, scrivener, the writer hereof.
My brother in law Thornbury. My nephew Henry Kirrell, grocer. My
late servant Thomas Kinge. William Pierson, joyner, and his wife. My
good friend and countryman Mr. Curwen. My friend Richard Greene.
My neighbor William Emyn, vintner. Neighbor Anthony Hill, chandler.
Mr. Dan son, clarke, vicar of Camberwell. For tokens to buy them
riugs I give to these my friends hereafter named, viz 1 ., James Huckell and
Catherine Huckell his wife, William Hudson and Jane his wife and
Thomas Hudson their son, Andrew Bright and his wife, John Neive, Mr.
William Kerry, Mr. Patchinge his fellow, Mr. Thomas Graves and his
wife Hester Graves, my brother in law John Kirrell and his wife, Anne
the wife of the aforesaid Edward Kinge and Hester daughter of Edward
Hughes (all of them twenty shillings apiece). My nephew Nicholas
Beade. Barbara Baniou widow. Her children. Her late husband Ran-
dall Banion. I give and bequeath unto my said nephew Nicholas Reade,
to my said brother in law Thornbury and to my brother in law Edward
Wyer equally between them all such debts and moneys as are due to me
for work done either by the King's Majesty, the Prince or by any noble
and worshipful personages &c. To my said brother in law John Kirrell
my satin doublet, my velvet hose and my black silk stockings. To my
sister in law Kirrell my late wife's best silk grogram gown and all her
wearing linen, to be disposed of part to herself and the rest among my
kindred and friends as she shall think fit. My sister in law Wyer. My
niece Anne Reade. My said nephew Nicholas Reade and Anne his wife
and their children James, Alice, Anne and Nicholas Reade. My nephew
William Waller, dwelling in St. Clements Danes, and his children. Ri-
chard, John, Margaret and Agnes children of my sister Agues and Wil-
liam Newby her husband. George, Edward, Richard, James and Agnes
children of my late brother Richard Waller. Richard and Elizabeth
children of my late brother Peter. My said eleven nephews and nieces
in the country. Savile, 2.

Matthew Sheppard of London, grocer, the elder, 3 July 1625, proved
11 October 1G25. In the parish of Christ Church in the Ward of Farry-
ton ( Faringdon) within. Brother John Sheppard and his wife. Richard
Sheppard son of my brother Richard deceased. Aunys Sheppard and Rosse
Sheppard at days of marriage. Thomas Boothe. William Boothe and
his wife and her daughter. Henry Shepparde's, especially Matthew, my god-
child. I give unto John Juxon the elder twenty shillings and his wife
twenty shillings and to John Juxon 's children ten shillings apiece. Ri-
chard Bvjjires and his wife and her children. Matthew Whithed and his
good wife Mary. To Rowland Juxon all that debt which he doth owe un-
to me and to his children ten shillings apiece. To Raph Juxon the debt
which he oweth unto me and to his wife ten shillings and to his children
ten shillings apiece. To Arthur Juxon twenty shillings and to his wife
twenty shillings. My sister Smallwood and her children. The parish of
Wyladon where I was born. A gilt to the poor there to be paid at or the
Sunday after St. Matthew's day, being the one aud twentieth of Septem-


ber, which twenty shillings is to go out of the rent of the Fox which
I have set over unto my son Matthew Sheppard for his wife's jointure.
The residue to wife Sara whom I make sole executrix. The overseers I
do intreat to be Richard Bigges and John Juxon and Arthur Juxon if need
require. Clarke, 110.

Ellis Crispe citizen and alderman of London (a long will) 27 Au-
gust 1 st Charles, proved 7 November 1625. A copartnership with my sou
Nicholas. Wife Hester Crispe. My children Nicholas, Samuel, and Toby
Crispe and Elizabeth the wife of Roger Charnocke of Gray's Inn, Mid-
dlesex, Esq. The Company of Salter 8 in London whereof I am a mem-
ber. My cousin John Crispe and my Cousin William Crispe, his brother.
Rebecca, one of their sisters. Mary Haucocke, another of their sisters,
and her husband John Hancocke. My brother Nicholas Crispe. The
children of John and Mary Hancocke. Rebecca, the daughter of my said
cousin John Crispe, at twenty one. Rebecca Strowde, Mary Cullum and
Abigail Raynardson, three of the daughters of my said brother Nicholas
Crispe. Every of their husbands. Anne Skelton and Hester Whitakers,
two other of his daughters, and their husbands. Cousin Mr. William
Strowde. Thomas Crispe, son of my brother Nicholas, at twenty one.
Mrs. Anne Pake, widow. My daughters in law Anne and Catherine
Crispe. My sister in law Catherine Crispe widow, and her children. My
grandchild Ellis Crispe, son of my son Nicholas. My grandchild Thomas Ince,
the son of my daughter Elizabeth Charnocke, at twenty one. Robert Char-
nocke, another of her sons. Roger Charnocke, another grandchild. Hester
Crispe, daughter of Nicholas, and Anne Crispe, another. William Crispe,
son of my brother William. Ellis Crispe another. Rebecca and Hester,
daughters of said William my brother. Their mother. Richard Viner and
Alice his wife. My sister Alice Chapman. Elizabeth Ireland, the daugh-
ter of my said sister Alice, which Elizabeth I lmve advanced in marriage.
Mary Ireland another of her daughters, also advanced in marriage. Robert
Chapman and Hester Chapman, two other of her children.

I give to my sister Elizabeth Juxson ten pounds to buy her a ring. To
my sister Elizabeth Pynner twenty pounds to buy her a ring. My brother
Hankinson and my sister Hankinson. To Ellis Juxsou two gilt spoons of
the value of fifteen shillings apiece. George Abdye. My cousin Mr.
Thomas Gattaker, preacher, and his son Charles. Funeral sermon to be
preached in St. Mildred, Bread Street. Sundry preachers (among whom
Mr. Davenport). The poor of Marshfield in Gloucester where I was
born. My cousin Thomas Crispe (there) and my brother in law the afore-
said Richard Vinor (also apparently there). Cousin Elizabeth the wife
of John Halden, cooper. Cousin Martha Burt and her husband. To my
cousin Mary Bowles ten pounds and to her husband thirty shillings. My
cousins John Boxe and Anthony Boxe. Cousin James Crispe of London,
embroiderer. Thomas Crispe, son of my brother Thomas. William Crispe
another of his sons. Nicholas, another. Edward Crispe, my servant, an-
other of the sons of my brother Thomas. Hester, one of his daughters,
and her husband Walter Hurt. Mary Pyne, another daughter of brother
Thomas, and her husband Jermyn Pyne. Mr. Richard Halworthie of
Bristol, merchant. Wife Hester executrix and brother Nicholas Crispe,
Mr. Thomas Gattaker, preacher, good friend Mr. Stephen Woodford,


palter, and cousin Mr. Oeorge Strowde overseers. Messuage called the
Two Black Boys in St. Mildred, Bread Street, which I lately purchased
of John Ireland my father in law. Clarke, 120.

[Ellis Crispe died Nov. 3, 1G25, being then sheriff and alderman of London
e pedigree in Visitation of London, vol. I., p. 201, HarleianSoc. Pub., vol. 15).
He in. Hester, dau. of John Ireland of London, who survived him and m. 2dly
Sir Walter I've, Kt., Attorney of the Court of Wards. Ellis and Hester Crispe
had three sons: 1 Capt. Nicholas. 2 Samuel, 3 Tobias, rector of Brinckworth,
co. Wilts.; and one daughter, Elizabeth, in. 1st Thomas Ince of Lancashire,
and I'd Roger Charnock of Charnock, co. Lauc. -j. w. d.]

John* .Juxox citizen and merchant tailor of London 17 August 1626,
proved 18 September 1626. My body to be decently buried iu the day
time in the church of such parish wherein I shall happen to die. Fifty
poor men may have eleven shillings apiece to provide every of them re-
spectively a good comely gown of black cloth to wear and go with my
body to the grave. Twenty pounds to be expended upon a dinner for such
of the Company of Merchant tailors as be of the livery thereof aud shall
go with my body to the church in the afternoon. And I desire that the
Company's almsmen that be in the house near the hall may there dine with
the said Company and that the said dinner may be served in at one course.
Five pounds to Christ's Hospital to have four score of the boys there to
go with my body to church and they shall also have bread as in such cases
is used. Thirty and five pounds shall be expended upon a dinner for my
kindred aud other my friends that shall be invited to go with my body to
church in the afternoon and to have the dinner served in at one course.
To loving mother Mrs. Sarah Shephard, during her life, twenty pounds per
annum out of the overplus of my rents of my messuage &c. in Moor Lane,
St. Giles without Cripplegate. To my aunt Smallwood five pounds a year
out of the same. Provisions for payment of said overplus, first to son
John, next to daughter Elizabeth Juxon, then to son Thomas, next to
daughter Sara Juxon, next to son Joseph Juxon, and lastly to such child
as my wife shall have by me. But if she shall not bring forth a child liv-
ing that she now goeth withal theu a division to be made amongst my chil-
dren then living. My sister Mrs. Mary Whitehead. House held by lease
in Walbrooke London wherein one Edward Hewlen, shoemaker, now
dwelleth. My brother Raph Juxon. My brother Rowland Juxon. My
five children. My loving friend Mr. Stephen Denyson. My sister Mrs.
Anne Bigge. Her daughter Anne Bigge at the day of her marriage. My
brother Arthur Juxon. My brother Matthew Sheppard. To Richard
Juxon, the son of my said brother Rowland, ten pouuds towards placing
him an apprentice with some honest religious tradesman at the discretion of
my brother Arthur. House held by lease in St. Margaret Moyses Friday
street. The lands and tenements which I bought of Anthony Calcott ah.
Calcocke lying and being iu the parish of Mortlake in the county of Surrey.
(Brother Rowland Juxon's name occurs amongst a lot of goodly ministers
invited to wear mourning gowns and go with the body to the church.) To
Mr. Alderman Raynton and his wife, Mr. William Haynes, my father aud
mother Sheppard, my father and mother Kirrell, to each of these seven
persons four pounds to buy mourning cloth and to go with my body to the
church. Three pounds apiece, for a similar purpose, to brother Bigge and
his wife, brother and sister Whitehead, brother Raph Juxon and his wife,
brother Arthur Juxon aud his wife, brother Matthew Sheppard and his


wife and aunt Smalwood. Mourning for children and servants. My ser-
vant Thomas Warren. A yearly rent charge upon the lands &c. in Mort-
lake to the churchwardens of the parish church there so that they and their
successors forever shall upon the Sabbath day, in every week, in the fore-
noon, after morning prayer or the sermon in the said church ended, pay out
thereof to four poor widows six pence a year which are or shall be placed
to be in four houses or rooms in the said parish now or hereafter to be ap-
pointed by me. Provision made that two of the said widows shall always
be inhabitants of Mortlake and the other two taken out of London, my
own kindred preferred. They to wear gowns of broadcloth with J. J. em-
broidered witji silver thereon, one letter on each side of the breast, to cost
thirty shillings each. Such dress to be furnished every three years. Every
year to have one pair of cloth stockings worth two shillings, one pair of
shoes worth two shillings and one smock worth three shillings. The Hos-
pitals at Hammersmith and at Knightsbridge. Certain lectures in London
churches. Poor scholars in Oxenford and Cambridge. Certain gilt plate
to the Company of Merchant tailors. To wife Judith nine hundred pounds
to be continued in trade in the sugar-house in Walbrooke or elsewhere, in
copartnership with my brother Arthur Juxon ; and she shall have her
dwelling in said sugar-house and shall have the house which I now dwell
in at East Sheene in Surrey for four years if she remain a widow the said
four years. She shall have my messuages &c. in St. Lawrence Pountney
for life. Other gifts to her (including chairs and stools with velvet and
chairs and stools of needlework wrought by herself and her servants).
Portions given to her sons Nicholas Lawrence, Thomas Lawrence and Wil-
liam Lawrence. My sister Anne Raynton at day of her marriage. An
adventure in the East India Company. To son John the great house, now
in the tenure of George Langham, citizen and merchant tailor of London,
and the manors of East Sheene and Westhall, Surrey, purchased of John
Whitfield gen 1 . Provisions for entail. Property left to other children.
(A long will.) Son John to be executor and William Haines, goldsmith,
and Arthur Juxon, his tutors, to be administrators during his minority.

Commission issued (at above date) to Arthur Juxon tutor &c. during
minority of executor.

Probate granted 27 November 1635 to John Juxon the executor &c.
he having come of full age. Hele, 112.

John Kirrill of East Sheene in parish of Mortlake, Surrey, gen f ., 16
April 1631, proved 2 May 1631. After debts paid and funeral charges
satisfied or deducted and allowed my goods &c. shall be cast up and divided
into three equal parts according to the ancient and laudable Custom of the
City of London, one full part whereof I give to wife Elizabeth. I have
already fully advanced my two sons Henry and John with sufficient and
competent portions to the uttermost of that which may in any wise grow
or become due unto them out of my said goods &c. by and according to the
said Custom. Have given twelve hundred pounds to Henry and thirteen
hundred pounds to John. To either of them five pounds for a remem-
brance and token of my love and good will. Grandchild Elizabeth Githen
wife of Morris Githen, draper. My kinswoman Margaret Norden to be
placed in some service and brought up to learning. Her mother Mary
Norden. My cousin John Standon the younger at twenty one. Elizabeth
Githen daughter of my said grandchild Elizabeth Githen. The other chil-


dren of the said Morrice and Elizabeth Githen. My kinsman Joseph Kir-
rill. Others named. Wife Elizabeth to be executrix. To my said wife
my tenement called Luke als. Lake Farm and the lands, meadows, pas-
tures, woods &c. appertaining, iu Horley Surrey, to hold for life and after
her death I give the said messuage and lands to my grandchild John Juxon,
with remainder to my sou John, theu to my cousin Joseph Kirrill. Other
real estate in Surrey. St. John, 52.

Richard Bigge, citizen and merchant tailor of London, 12 April 1632,
proved 1 May 1632. Debts to be paid. Remainder of personal estate to
be divided into three equal parts, according to the laudable use and Custom
of the City of Loudon. One part to wife Anne, as appertaining to her
by the said Custom. One other third to my children unadvanced, equally
amongst them to be divided according to the same Custom. The other
third I reserve to myself to pay and perform legacies and bequests &c.
Portions for such of my daughters as shall be unmarried or unadvanced at
the time of my decease. Eldest son Richard. Four other sous, Robert
(second), Francis (third), Matthew (fourth) and Edward (fifth). Doctor
Mauwaringe parson of the parish of St. Giles in the Fields iu the county
of Middlesex, wherein I dwell, and Mr. Sheppard, reader there. Money
borrowed for the building, or the repairing and beautifying of the church
of St. Giles. My sister's son William Stampe and his sister Anne. My
great messuage or brewhouse, called the Vine, in the parish of St. Giles,
wherein I now dwell, and the messuage called the White Bear, adjoining
to the east side of the gate or gateway leading into the aforesaid great mes-
suage or brewhouse. The great messuage &c. called the Bell iu Walling-
ford Berks which I sold to my cousin Thomas Freeman and afterwards
purchased the same of him again. Other real estate. A suit in chancery
between me and one Richard Perryman and his late widow Mrs. Lyde and
her now husband. Messuage &c. wherein John Kyrrell the elder, grocer,
late dwelt, at or near Queenhithe Gate in the parish of St. Michael at
Queenhithe in London. Wife Anne to be full and sole executrix and guar-
dian to my children, and my loving brothers in law Mr. Arthur Juxon and
Mr. Matthew Sheppard to be overseers. Audley, 52.

William Hatnes of All Hallowes Lombard Street, London, citizen
and goldsmith of London, 15 February 1631, proved 20 April 1632. To
be buried in the church of All Hallows &c. near the place where my late
wife was interred, if I die in London, or elsewhere it shall please God to
appoiut. Three score and ten poor men, whereof the eighteen almsmen
of the Company of the Goldsmiths to be of the number (and others
named) and one for a poor man to be named by Mr. Alderman Whitmore
and one other for a poor man to be named by Mr. Alderman Mouldson.
Gifts to Mr. Alderman Rayuton and his wife. My cousin Ferris and his
wife. My cousin Humfries and his son and daughter. My cousin Taylor
and his wife. My cousin Clarke and his wife. My cousin Russell's wife.
My cousin Cheyney and his wife. My cousin Woodhouse and his wife.
My cousin Juxon. My beloved friend Mr. Alderman Mowlson and his
wife. Mr. Aldersey and his wife. Mr. Turner and his wife. My cousin
Stevens and his wife. Mr. Buuberry and his wife. My brother Mr. Tho-
mas Raynton. My brother Matthew Graves. My cousin Wimbish.
My god daughter Mary Wimbish aud the two other children of my cousin


Wimbish not named in this my will. Nicholas Ranyton, my brother
George Ray n ton's son and every one of my brother George his children.
My cousin Cooke and his son. My brother Mowlson in Cheshire and his
wife. John Taylor, that sometimes was my servant, and his wife. Nicholas
Raynton the son of my brother Thomas Rayuton and Hammond Rayuton
and every one of my brother Thomas Raynton's children not named. My
cousin Mr. Doctor Barker and his wife. Andrewe Barker my godson and
Mary Barker his sister. Every one of the other children of my said
cousin Barker not named in this my will. My loving cousin Mr. William
Raynton late of Bybury and his wife. My cousin Judith Hall, Mr. Hall's
wife. My cousin Spencer als. Orchard. A number of parsons named.
Certain hospitals and prisons. William Kirkland the sou of John Kirke-
land, towards his schooling. Margaret Kirkeland his mother (John's ?).
My sister Nortridge and her four daughters. My cousin Robinson the
wife of Christopher Robinson of Ware in Herts. Richard Silvester and
William his brother. Joane Wood, widow, and my god daughter Susan
Wood. The children of my cousin Susan Wood. My cousin Taylor.
My cousin Stich. My cousin Rebecca Marsh. My godson Thomas Law-
rence. My godson Nicholas .Juxon. Other godchildren uamed. My
Aunt Copley. Peter Mulcaster. My godson Richard Mulcaster. To the
parson and churchwardens of said parish of All Hallows twenty pounds to
buy a clock to be set in the steeple of the same parish church, if they
think good, otherwise towards the maintenance of a lecture there. The
poor of St. Sepulchres. The poor of Staudon where I was born. Wil-
liam Humi'reys the son of my cousin Hugh Humfries. Mary Humfreis
daughter of the said Hugh. Mr. Pickmore and his sons Thomas and John.
Cousin Richard Archer's five children Richard, William, Thomas, Eliza-
beth and Mary. Cousin Thomas Archer. John and Judith the two chil-
dren of my cousin John Greene of Broffine. My cousin Haines of Dover
and my cousin Mary his daughter. My cousin Smartfoote sons, the one
a comfitmaker and the other a girdler. My loving friends Mr. Haines
dwelling in Barkshire and his wife. My sister Greenleafe's children. The
children of my sister Mills which shall have most need. Two of the chil-
dren of Anne Greene of Stondon aforesaid, viz'., Andrewe Foster and Agnes
Foster. My cousin Stephen Harwood of Little Munden Herts. William
and Joane Harwood, two of his children. His other children. My cousin
Anne Wimbush the daughter of my sister Alice Wimbishe. Mr. Rogers,
Compti oiler of the Mint. My cousin Mary Walker and every one of her
own children. My cousin John Turner. My godson John Turner and
Anne Turner his sister. Mrs. Johnson and Aune Guy her daughter. Mrs.
Rawlins. Mrs. Morris of St. Katherines. My late cousin John Ho-
nicks* son of Colchester and his sister. John White a poor scholar
in Trinity College, Cambridge, who was sent from our parish. Loving
friend Raphe Egcrton. My partner George Snell aud his wife. My good
friend Henry White. All the servants living with Mr. Alderman Rayn-
ton at the time of my decease. Loving cousin Rebecca Mowldson. My
brother Clarke of Kithermister in Worcestershire. My cousin Russell's chil-
dren not named in this will. My cousin Woodhouse's children not named
&c. Loving brother in law Mr. Alderman Raynton. Cousin Ferris his

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