Document ReferenceBn 2
TitleWill and probate (Latin, 27 May 1584) of Hugh Levis of Pentrich, Derbyshire; 1584
27 May 1584
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionTestator: Hugh Levis of Pentrich, Derbyshire.

Bequests legacies to Alice Dobbes and Margery Levis, daughters-in-law, Jonne [Joan?] Bonyngton, Margery Bonyngton and Alice Bonyngton and Margery Smyth; Francis Levis son of William Levis, and Francis Walker son of Thomas Walker of Wollaton.

Leaves the residue of his goods after payment of legacies and funeral expenses to Richard Levis son of Edward Levis of Pentrich [deceased] provided that Edward Levis of Beeston, yeoman, shall have the keeping of the goods until Richard is 21 years old, and then goods to be bestowed to the poorest of his [Hugh Levis's] kindred at the discretion of Edward Levis.

Executor: Edward Levis

Overseer: Richard Levis

Witnesses: Thruston Donycliff, Thomas Walker, John Warberton and others.

Additional inscription states 'Executor said on oath that his wife Alice should have the third part of his goods and the residue to be employed according to the will because the will was made before he married.

Probate granted to the executor 27 May, 26 Elizabeth, 1584.
Termlegal business, wills, Hugh Levis 1584
legal business, wills, probate
Physical DescriptionSeal: fragment only, tag.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA77959Levis; Hugh (fl 1584); of Pentrich, Derbyshirefl 1584
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