The will of Edward Holcot, proved 1510




The will of his wife, Margaret, confirms that Edward was buried in the Lady Chapel of St Michael's church, Coventry.




In the name of god amen. The 26th day of October In the yeare of our lord god 1510 I Edward Holcot of goode remembrance make my last Will in this manner.


First I bequeth my soule to almighty god And my body to be buried in our Lady Chapell within the church of seynt myghells in Coventre.


Also I bequeth to the high aulter of the same churche 20d.


And to the masse of [?] 12d.


To the aulter of seynt Anne 8d.


Also to our Lady aulter 12d.


To seynt Lawrence aulter 8d.


And further more to the Smyths aulter 4d.


And to the churche work I bequeth 6s.8d. for that entent I may have my sepulture in the place before named.


The Residue of my goods, my debts thereof fully paid I give and bequeth to Margaret my Wife and to John and Thomas my sonnes, whom I make myne executors by the oversight of Edmond Hadley and William Carver and I will that everyone of theym have for his labour 6s.8d.


In witness whereof Sir Thomas Grene Roger Spoone and John Porter The day before rehersed.




Granted on 9 December 1510 to John Holcot, Margaret and Thomas Holcot.


Transcribed by Francis Howcutt from a scanned image of the enrolled copy.