Reference numberTR324/3
TitlePhotostat of will of John Warde, parson of Snailwell (modern copy)
DescriptionBody to be buried before image of Saint Paul at the altar's end in chancel of Snailwell church. A Priest, preferably Maister Brannesby or his brother, to sing Mass at Cambridge for his soul for nine years. Dousehows Meadowe to John Hilles. Bequests to John Huntingdon, nephew, for a priest at Sawston to sing Mass for his father and mother, his nephew's father and mother, and for Richard Warde, his uncle. Bequests to nuns of Swaffham Bulbeck, eldest son of Roger Warde,his nephew, Martyn Anderson, Henry Russell, William Wekilsworth Jane, his niece, wife of William. Freelands in fields of Burwell to the said William and Jane, for life, and then to Luke Cotton of Swaffham Bulbeck, gentleman, provided he maintains an exhibition for a poor scholar at Saint John's College, Cambridge, for seven years, and maintains an anniversary in Swaffham Church for souls of Roger and Margaret Warde, testator's father and mother, and William Warde, his brother. House and copyhold land at Burwell to William Wekilsworth. Bequests to Robert Parys, his godson. Charitable bequest to Kenwik church where his father and mother are buried. Bequest to eldest son of his niece, Elizabeth, at Cambridge. Bequest of half cost of new revestre at Saint Peter's church, Duxford. Bequest to Lockington, Yorkshire, to Sir John, priest of Duxford Peter, Sir Robert of Chippenham, Master Vicar of Ickleton, and Roger Warde, his nephew. Executors: Philipp Parys, Esq., John Huntyngton, gentleman, Sir William Ridmer, Vicar of Exning. Witnesses: Luke Cotton, gentleman, Sir John Eger, priest, William Wikilsworth. Proved in Commissary Court of London, 26 June 1526.
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