The Woodforde Family

A History of the Woodforde Family from 1300


NORTHAMPTONSHIRE PEDIGREE
 

 

The Will of John Woodford of Scaldwell

NRO: R (K).470/1) Northants Archdeaconry Wills. 1st series Book A.  P148

IN DIE NOMINE AMEN. ANNO DOMINI MILLESIMP QUINCENESIMO DECIMO TERTIO ET DIE MENSIS APRILIS OCTAVO ESO JOHANNES WODFFORD (DE SKALDWELL) COMPAS MENTIS ET SANE MEMORIE EXISTENS CONDO TESTAMENTUM MEUM IN HUNC MODUM IN PRIMIS (LEGO) ANIMAM MEAM DEO OMNIPOTENTI BEATE MARIE VIRGINIS ET OMNIBUS SANCTIS ELIUS CORPUSQUE MEUM SEPELIENDUM (IN ECCLESIA) APOSTOLURUM PETRI AND PAULI DE SKALDWELL PREDICTA. ITEM LEGO NOMINE PRINCIPALIS MEI ID QUOD IUSTUM FUERT. (I(TEM LEGO) SUMMO ALTARI PRO DECIMUS NON BENEDECIMATUS DUAS OVES. ITEM LEGO HIMINI BEATE MARIE VIIPINIS (ITEM) LEGO HIMINI SEPULCRE DUA OVES. ITEM LEGO LUMINI SURNMI CRUCIFIXI DUAS OVES MATRICES ITEM, LEGO (  ) BAPTISTE DUAS OVES.  ITEM LEGO LUMINI SANCT EDMUNDI REGIS ET MARTIRIS UNAM OVEM. ITEM LEGO AD (   ) REPARACIONEM CAMPANARUM ECCLESIE ANTEDICTE IJ OVES ET DIMIDIAMAORUAM FRUMENTI. ITEM LEGO ECCLESIE LINC’ MEC MAT … ITEM LEGO ROBERTO WOODFORD FRATTI MEO UNAM VACCAM ET OCTO OVES. ITEM LEGO EUSEBIO FILIO MEO … O(VES) ITEM LEO KATERINE FILIE MEE UNAM IUVENEM .. BONICULO ET QUIQUE OVIS. ITEM LEGO ELIZBAETH MA(   ) ET ALICIA FILIABUS MEIS DUODECIM OVES ITEM LEGO EUILIBET FILOLURUM MEORUM NAM RESIDUUM VERO (OMNIUM) BONOUUM MEORUM SUPERIUS NON LEGATORUM POST DEBITA SOLU.A VA ET LEGO AGNETI UXORI MEE (QUAM) FACIO ET ORDINO EXECUTOICUM MEAM … IPSA DISPONAT PRO SALUTE ANIML’ MEE ET ANIMABUS OMNIUM ANTE (CESORUM MEORUM) PROM EI VIDEBIT MELIUS EXPEDIRI ET CONSTOTUO THOMAM MAYN(I) ET JOHANNEM SKALDWELL SUPER (VIGORES)  HIIS TESTIBUS WILLIAM GOUDFELOW, JOHANNE COSEN, IST j… PALMER. ET ALLIS. 

(The legatees are John Woodford’s brother Robert, his son Eusebius, and daughters Katherine, Elizabeth, Ma(ry) and Alice, and his wife Agnes).



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The Northamptonshire Pedigree

 

Robert = Elizabeth Wymond

d.1574 (Old)                  d.1576 (Old)

 Edward = Marjorie Ragdale

d.7 October 1604 (Old)         d.29 November 1616 (Old)

 Robert = Jane Dexter

d.1564 (Old)           l.1636 (Old)

 Robert = Hannah Haunch

3 April 1606-1654                           1617-1698


Extract from the Will of Elizabeth Wymond

“every one of my son Richard Woodforde’s children a share, whose names be Ambrose Woodford, Marjorie Woodford, Isabell Woodford, _______ Woodford. Item: I give to John Chapman’s children of Maidwell every one a ___ share whose names be Thomas Chapman, Elizabeth Chapman, Agnes Chapman.  Item: I give to Robert Woodforde and William Woodford each of them a share, the sonnes of William Woodforde.  Item: I give to Robert Arnold a share _____ ……”

Dated 20 December 1576 at Old, Northants.