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Heraldry Crests and Coats of Arms / Re: Arms on Seal/Stamp?
« on: Saturday 17 November 18 10:50 GMT (UK)  »
Ah, Thank you very much for this.
I saw that Francis had signed an 'F' but didn't know if he had signed and then Sealed with his Seal.

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Heraldry Crests and Coats of Arms / Arms on Seal/Stamp?
« on: Saturday 17 November 18 10:25 GMT (UK)  »
Hello
Im still on the hunt for origins of the Bent arms and Ive noticed that the Stamp/Seal of the Will of Francis Bent, Gent of Cosby 1623-1686 has a Coat of Arms on it, Not the Bent arms as seen on visitation mind you.
Could anybody make out what the Arms are and attributed to? They may not even be Francis's and could be just used as that was close at hand.

I will attach images below

Ive also attached the Bent arms which are present on the Will of William Bent Esq of Cosby Hall 1677. He is using the Arms which are present on Visitation Pedigree.

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« on: Friday 16 November 18 16:34 GMT (UK)  »
Was that on Thomas's or William's? I hadn't noticed that, I went through the pages but must have missed it or didn't realise it was totals.

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« on: Friday 16 November 18 16:09 GMT (UK)  »
Thank you very much for that. I was wondering why William had a bigger inventory wealth than Thomas until the total was corrected.
Considering the research on the Bent family of Cosby put William as a Small Landowner. Where as When Thomas died in 1555 he was in the possession Cosby Manor and had a 1,221 acre Estate across Cosby and Littlethorpe along with other Messuages/Houses/Orchards etc

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« on: Friday 16 November 18 15:41 GMT (UK)  »
Inventory Totals of Thomas Bent 1555

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« on: Friday 16 November 18 15:31 GMT (UK)  »
This is the Full Inventory of William Bent 1539

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« on: Friday 16 November 18 15:25 GMT (UK)  »
Yes, Ill try and snip the amounts of Williams inventory.

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« on: Friday 16 November 18 15:25 GMT (UK)  »
An example of a backwards c from 1594.

Perhaps the OP needs to roughly add up the inventory, just to get a 'ballpark' result?

I would gladly add up the inventory but I unfortunately cannot read this number script.

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« on: Friday 16 November 18 15:16 GMT (UK)  »
Didn't mean to post 2 Copies.

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