Reference number588/W/5
TitleProbate of will dated 1 October 1516 of John Seyntwary, parson of Landbeach.
DescriptionIn which he asks to be buried in his chapel in St Benet's Church, and leaves 13s 4d to repair of St Benet's Church, and 10s to the high altar there, 20s to the parish church of Landbeach, 20s to the parish church of Swaffham Market, 53s 4d to Corpus Christi College, 3s 4d to each of the 4 orders of friars in Cambridge, £5 6s 8d for the priest to sing for him and his friends for a year, a house to be used for the comfort of his soul, 10s to the master of Corpus and 5s to each fellow, a mass book and chalice to John Mares for life, then to Corpus Christi College, his silver spectacles to John Curzon, his 'Catholicon' to Thomas Smart, his short blue gown to John Bryce, 10s to Robert Ince, the house of his late brother, Nicholas, to pay the latter's debts, 40s to each of his executors. Executors: Peter Nobys and John Mareys. (Broken seal of Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University and fragment of seal of Archbishop of Canterbury). (Enclosed: letter from Palmer to Mr Antrobus concerning manuscripts, 3 December 1917).
Date5 April 1517
CreatorNameCotton family of Madingley and Landwade
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives

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