• Will, 9 Oct 1588. 1 In the name of God amen: The ninth daye of October 1588 I Henry Plumer of the p[ar]ishe of Saincte Michells in the towne of Lewes Sadler beinge sicke in bodye but whole in mynde and of a good and p[er]fecte memorye doe make my last will & Testamentt in ma[n]ner and forme Followinge: First I bequeath my soule to Almightye god beinge assured to be Redeemed by the precious bloud of my Lorde and Savio[u]r Jesus Christe And my bodye be buryed in the Churchyarde of St. Michell beinge the usiall place of buriall Item I geve unto my wife Julian Plumer my best Fetherbed & all things belonginge unto yt Allsoe I geve unto her iiij payre of the best Sheetes yt I have Item I give more unto my wiffe Julian Plumer tenne quarters of malt Allsoe I give unto my said wiffe one silver spoone Item I give unto Harrye Plommer the sonne of James Plomer of Brighthelmeston one Fetherbed and all things p[er]tayninge unto the same Alsoe to the said Harrye Plomer two paire of sheetes Item I give unto him iij Silver spoones Allsoe I give unto the said Harrye Plumer one Cuppberd standinge in the parlour and a great longe chest standinge in the …. …….. Allso I geve to the said Harrye Plomer two litle Chestes standinge in my Chamber Item I geve also unto the said Harry Plomer a great Cawldron and a table Item I give also unto the said Harrye Plomer a xxti quarters of mawlt and a Fowlinge peece all whych I will to be delyvered unto the use of the said Harrye Plomer within one halfe yeare after my decease Item I give unto my sonne James Plomer a nett com[m]only called a tramell Item I also give unto my said sonne James Plomer all such debtes as shalbe dewe unto me at the daye of departinge out of this worlde soe that hee the said James shall paye all such debtes as shalbe owinge by me at that tyme of my departure out of this worlde Item I give unto James Plomer the sonne of James Plomer one Fetherbed Item unto James Plomer also the sonne of James Plomer I give one Quarter of malt Item I give unto Robert Plomer the sonne also of James Plomer two Quarters of mawlt Item I give unto Agnes Plomer the daughter of James Plomer two quarters of malt Item I give unto Elizabeth Plumer One quarter of malt Item I give unto Marye Plomer one quarter of malte Item I give unto Joane Plomer one quarter of malte to be paide to them everye of them within one quarter of a yeare after my decease Item I give unto James Stoneham the sonne of Richard Stoneham one quarter of mawlt to be paide allso within one quarter of a yeare Item I gyve to Wylliam Plumer of Rodmyll my best Coate Item I give to my brother Auger my best gowne Item I gyve unto my man Willm Carter on quarter of mawlt I gyve unto my mayde Katherine Diplocke halfe a quarter of mawlt Item I give unto my mayde Alise Mathewe halfe a quarter of mawlt Item I give unto the poore of the p[ar]ishe of St. Michells in Lewes vis viiid Item I give unto Mr Weston our mynistere vis viiid desyringe him to make a sermon upon the daye of my buryall for the edifyinge of the congregacon then p[re]sente Item I give alsoe unto my wiffe Julian Plumer all the rest of my goodes chattles and moveables whatsoever is unbequeathed And also I make the said Julian Plumer my wiffe my full lawfull and sole Executrixe of this my last Will and testmament And alsoe I make Lawrence Newton of Lewes Ralphe Howe of Iffielde and Edwarde Stone pf Lewes myne Overseers of this my Last Will & Testament and give unto everye one of them for their paynes therein to be taken iiis iiijd In Witnesse hereof I have sett to myne owne hande with the testimonye of those here under named the date first abovewritten Lawrence Newton Willm Auger Christopher Weston writer hereof.
• Probate, 13 Mar 1588/89, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7, GB. 1 Probatum fuit huisi Testamenti Suprascripta coram mag[ist]ro Christopherus Weston C…… substituto … xiij° die mense martij An[n]o d[o]m[ini] 1588 … p[er] e….. et subs…. Sus appb…. Commisa.. fuit ad .. Juliane Plomer Relicte et Executrix… Jurat
Julian married Henry Plumer. (Henry Plumer died between 9 Oct 1588 and 13 Mar 1588/89 and was buried before 13 Mar 1588/89 in St. Michael's Church, High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XU, GB.)
1 Archdeaconry of Lewes, GB, Pre-1858; East Sussex Record Office, Brighton.
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