Before deleting these from my floppy, I thought I'd post these wills and hope they do somebody some good! : )These are as I got them a couple of years ago.Good Luck!!!
GLASCOCKE, JOHN, of Moreton, Essex, 24 Oct., 1559. To my brother Angell my best coat. To daughters Mary, Joan, and Agnes £6-13-4 each at marriage "and I wyll that the gyft of my brother George Glascocke wch was given to Agnes my daughter shal be part of the £6-13-4." To son Thomas £5 at the age 21. To Katheryne Barlye my servant 20/- at age 23 or marriage.Res. of personal estate to Jone my wife also to her my houses and lands in Moreton until son Thomas is 21. Wife to have tenement called Blackhall in occupation of John Parker, a croft lying at Villgate and a piece of ground called Fakeners for life. Eexecutors my uncle Robert Thurgood of Magdalen Rector of Bobbingworth, 1528-1582, when he resigned. His will was proved March 27, 1585, and will be, I hope, given later in this series. and Thomas Angyll my brother in lawe of Aytroppe Rothinge 3/4 to each of them. Overseer John Glascocke of Stanford The Luther family who were seated at Suttons, a manor near Ongar, and afterwards at Kelvedon and Doddinghurst, bore Argent two bars sable in chief three round buckles azure. I have an unpublished pedigree of them and also copies of inscriptions, etc. Various unsuccessful attempts have been made to associate them with the celebrated Martin Luther. Thomas Luther baptized at Greensted, 20 Sept., 1579, m. Bridget, dau. and heiress of Thomas Glasscock of Doddinghurst. 3/4 to him. Witnesses Robert Throwgood of Magdalen. Thomas Hosgen "clarke wrytar hereof,"His will will follow later on. John Borume, Sir Thomas Glascocke Priest, An administration of the estate of Abraham Gilbert of Corringham, Essex, was granted on 15 Jan., 1583, to his relict Agnes.Wyllyam Kynge and Wyllyam Dowsett.
Debts wch are owing to me. Thomas Kynge of Aslyns 46/8. Wyllyam Dowsett for shepe 55/4. Burrell 16/-. Mr Becoke 13/4. Wyllyam Doughtye 4 marks. John Kynge £6-6-8. Hollgatt of Ongar 22d. Polly of Ongar 23d.
Debts that I owe. To William Dowsett of Magdalen £11-6-8. To my cousin John Lutar Fryer family — I have in my collection of Essex deeds an original indenture dated 1 Jan., 1696, between Andrew ffryer of Bassledon, Co. Essex, gentleman, and Hester, his wife, and Henry Claris of Theobalds, Co. Middlesex, yeoman, of the one part; and William Woodroffe, citizen and brewer of London, of the other part — being a lease for 32 years of premises in Thames Street, London. £5. To Glascocke of Brendishe 23/4. More to sd. Wyllyam Dowsett 6/8.
Pr. at Chipping Ongar, 3 April, 1560. (Arch. Essex. Randoll.)
GLASCOCK, JOHN, of Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, 10 June, 1579. Yeoman. To be buried in churchyard. To poor 10/-. To Nicholas Grene, my daughters son, my tenements in Hatfield where John Bromehead dwells with the shops which "sometyme weare the ould Geldehall." My land called Hales Land (after decease of Katherin my wife) to John Glascock of Roxwell, gent. He to pay my Executors £40. My three daughters viz. Olive Wright, Joan Bate, & Audreye Bromeholl. Brother John Wright. Res: wife. Ex: John Wright of Hatfield and Rychard Pechye of Gelsson Yeoman, 20/- each. Overseers John Wilkenson and Christofer Somner both of White Roding, 10/- each. Wit: Johem Meade, Willm. Lovedaye, John Lovedaie, John Wilkinson, James Thompsatt, John Bromehead. Pr. 19 Oct., 1580. (P.C.C. Arundel, 36.
GLASCOCKE, JOHN, of Stanford Rivers, Essex, 12 March, 1574. To be buried in churchyard. My wife Bennett shall have in satisfaction of her dower or thirde my farm called Bridges for 6 years if she remain unmarried after to Mathew and Laurence my sons they delivering to my wife yearly one quarter each of wheat barley and oats. If both sons die without issue then to my youngest son Richard. If my tenement called Morrells which I have by the will of my father shall happen to come to my son Matthew by or after the death of my son Andrewe without heirs of his body then Laurence to have Bridges aforesaid. My wife to have my tenement and lands called Reydons in Bobbingworth and a yearly rent of £5 out of my tenement called Morrells for life, after to son Richard. To my daughters Maryon and Katherine £20 each at 21 or marriage. My three daughters already married viz. Joane, Ellyne and Clemence. To sons Laurence and Mathewe my lease in Holingesorth Wodde wch. I have by lease from Mr. Ellyot. To dau. Joane, dau. Hogge, and dau. Tanner 3/6/8 each. Res. Andrewe, Laurence and Mathewe my sons. Overseers: — My brother John Glascocke of Roxwell and my Bro-in-law Xpofer Summers. Wit: — William Atkinson, Thomas Glascocke, Richard Glascocke. Proved 19 May, 1575. (Arch. Essex. Gyll.)
GLASCOCK, ROBERT, of Bobbingworth, Essex, 15 Feb., 1636. Singleman. My house in High Laver to my Mother for life after to my sister Joane she to pay brother Richard £20. To brothers John and Bartholomew £3 between them they to pay Joane Glascock our maide 5/-. Ex. mother, Elizabeth Glasscock. Wit: — Richard Chapman, Joane Glascock. Pr. at Romford, 14 January, 1638. (Arch. Essex. Whitehead.)
GLASCOCK, WILLIAM, of Great Dunmow, Essex, 27 Nov., 1579. A number of bequests to the poor of various parishes. My wife Phillippa to have my Park ere called Hatfield park and my lease of the tithes of Hatfield and Dunmow My sons Philip, Richard, Robert, George, Andrew and Charles My daughter Marie. My house wherein I dwell called Mynchons. Tithes of Downhall to son Richard. My brother John Glascock of Rox-well. John, one of the sons of my late brother in law Thomas Everedde deceased My kinsman William Glascock the younger. Overseers: my brother-in-law Mr. John Wyseman and my brother-in-law Mr. Richard Everedde To my mother a ring. To my servant Katherine Glascock 20/-. Ex: wife and brother John Glascoek of Roxwell. No witnesses mentioned in Register. Proved 29 Feb., 1579, by relict, power reserved, etc. (P.C.C. 5 Arundel.)
GLASCOCKE, JOHN, of Rayleigh, Essex, Carpenter, April, 1638 (nuncupative) To his eldest daughter Sara Glascocke £5, her mother's gown and a blue silk girdle. To his daughter Mary Glascocke £3 and a silver spoon. To Jonas his manservant his wearing apparel and tools. Residue to his two sons John and Henry Glascocke. His brother John Hamond of Harlow to have the bringing up of John, and his sister-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth Waylett, to have the bringing up of Henry. Wit: Edward Pond, William Julian. Administration of the above will was granted on 17 July, 1638, at Great Baddow, to Henry Liveing and Henry Barnes, overseers of the poor of the parish of Rayleigh during the minority of John, Sara, Mary and Henry, children of the deceased. (Arch Essex. Whitehead, 16.)
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