Henry Read
(Bef 1528-Bef 1578)
(Bef 1533-Bef 1594)
Henry Read
(Bef 1556-)


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Henry Read 1

  • Born: Bef 1556


Will, Bef 20 Aug 1578, North Frith, Ashes Lane, Tunbridge [now Tonbridge], Kent, TN11 9QU, GB. 1 In the name of God Amen
I Henry Reade of northe ffrithe in the p[ar]isshe of Tunbridge
being sicke in bodye but perfecte in remembrance thanks be to
God doe make this my last will and Testament in manner and forme
following. ffirst I committ my Sowle into the hands of allmighty
God and my bodye to be buryed in the Churchyarde of Tunbridge
ffirst I gyve unto Alexander my eldest Sonne Twentye shillings
in money to be payd at [Bure?] paymente within the yeere after my
deathe and one Cote and [a pair of hose] Item I gyve unto Walter
my Sonne xxs in money to be payd unto him within two yeeres
after my deathe Item I gyve unto Henrye my Sonne a brown
yearlinge [cowe] Bullocke and a brasse caudron. Item I gyve
unto Thomas my Sonne one red and white yearlinge bullocke
and the greatest Iron pott. Item I make Agnes my wife
my whole Executrix of all the rest of my goods seeing my
bodye to be buryed in forme as is aforesayd Witnesses hereunto
John Smythe Humphrey Dixon and Thomas Lamperd


1 Kent, GB, Registered Wills: DRb/Pwr/16.31, Henry Read (?-1578); Kent History and Library Centre, Maidstone.

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