Reference number588/W/7
TitleProbate of will dated 10 May 1542 of Dame Alyce Cotton, widow of Sir Robert Cotton.
DescriptionLeaving to Landwade Chapel the blue vestments used in her chapel, and 40s for a tabernacle and various sums for dirges, gilt goblet to her son, Sir Thomas Gryffyn, with 2 gilt basins and a black bed to his wife, a gilt pott to Ann Gryffyn, her daughter, and 2 white spoons to Brygitt Gryffyn, and a gilt goblet to Frances Gryffyn, a gilt bowl to her son Cotton and other plate and furnishings, to her daughter Cotton a white amber bed, various items of plate to her daughter Birgitte Huddleston and her husband, bedding to her daughter Alice Pemerton, black cloth to Fr Young, a hermit, and Dorothy Smith, a nun, various small bequests, and property in Cheveley to her son, Edward Gryffyn and his heirs. Executors: sons John Cotton and John Huddilston [Huddleston]. (Calendared by W.M. Palmer, no. 62, 'Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society', xxxviii, pp. 41-42).
Date24 April 1543
CreatorNameCotton family of Madingley and Landwade
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives

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