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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #9 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:09 GMT (UK) »
On further looking, I believe this has been mistranscribed and the 'Holl' isn't a location. I think it actually reads 'William Bent of Cosby, Holl in mynde' (Whole in Mind) etc etc

It could do.  We would need to see more of the text to comment, of course.

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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #10 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:15 GMT (UK) »
An example of a backwards c from 1594.

Thanks for that, but I'm not wholly convinced. If the apparent tail is attached to the R in the line below, as you suggest, I note that the initial letters R of Rog' and of Ryc' don't have such tails.

I do wonder if he wrote x and then attempted to erase it?

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

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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #11 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:16 GMT (UK) »
This is the line  :)
Dudley of Cosby, Odstone and Swepstone, Leicestershire.
Richard Dudley, Gent 1681-1746. Son of Richard Dudley, Gent 1655-1710. Son of Henry Dudley, Esq 1620-1688.  Son of Thomas Dudley, Gent & Vintner 1589-1660. Member of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

Bent of Cosby & Littlethorpe, Leicestershire.
George Bent, Gent of Cosby 1620-1693. Grt Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor 1514-1555
John Bent, Labourer of Cosby 1701-1765. 4th Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor.

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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #12 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:16 GMT (UK) »
Didn't mean to post 2 Copies.
Dudley of Cosby, Odstone and Swepstone, Leicestershire.
Richard Dudley, Gent 1681-1746. Son of Richard Dudley, Gent 1655-1710. Son of Henry Dudley, Esq 1620-1688.  Son of Thomas Dudley, Gent & Vintner 1589-1660. Member of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

Bent of Cosby & Littlethorpe, Leicestershire.
George Bent, Gent of Cosby 1620-1693. Grt Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor 1514-1555
John Bent, Labourer of Cosby 1701-1765. 4th Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor.

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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #13 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:24 GMT (UK) »
Yes MrD, I agree with your reading:

...off cosby holl In mynd and w(i)t(h) a p(er)fett...

To confirm the total of the inventory - as per Bookbox's suggestion - can you add the individual amounts (or post images of the amounts)?


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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #14 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.
Dudley of Cosby, Odstone and Swepstone, Leicestershire.
Richard Dudley, Gent 1681-1746. Son of Richard Dudley, Gent 1655-1710. Son of Henry Dudley, Esq 1620-1688.  Son of Thomas Dudley, Gent & Vintner 1589-1660. Member of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

Bent of Cosby & Littlethorpe, Leicestershire.
George Bent, Gent of Cosby 1620-1693. Grt Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor 1514-1555
John Bent, Labourer of Cosby 1701-1765. 4th Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor.

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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #15 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:25 GMT (UK) »
Yes, Ill try and snip the amounts of Williams inventory.
Dudley of Cosby, Odstone and Swepstone, Leicestershire.
Richard Dudley, Gent 1681-1746. Son of Richard Dudley, Gent 1655-1710. Son of Henry Dudley, Esq 1620-1688.  Son of Thomas Dudley, Gent & Vintner 1589-1660. Member of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

Bent of Cosby & Littlethorpe, Leicestershire.
George Bent, Gent of Cosby 1620-1693. Grt Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor 1514-1555
John Bent, Labourer of Cosby 1701-1765. 4th Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor.

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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #16 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:31 GMT (UK) »
This is the Full Inventory of William Bent 1539
Dudley of Cosby, Odstone and Swepstone, Leicestershire.
Richard Dudley, Gent 1681-1746. Son of Richard Dudley, Gent 1655-1710. Son of Henry Dudley, Esq 1620-1688.  Son of Thomas Dudley, Gent & Vintner 1589-1660. Member of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

Bent of Cosby & Littlethorpe, Leicestershire.
George Bent, Gent of Cosby 1620-1693. Grt Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor 1514-1555
John Bent, Labourer of Cosby 1701-1765. 4th Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor.

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Re: William and Thomas Bent of Cosby
« Reply #17 on: Friday 16 November 18 15:41 GMT (UK) »
Inventory Totals of Thomas Bent 1555
Dudley of Cosby, Odstone and Swepstone, Leicestershire.
Richard Dudley, Gent 1681-1746. Son of Richard Dudley, Gent 1655-1710. Son of Henry Dudley, Esq 1620-1688.  Son of Thomas Dudley, Gent & Vintner 1589-1660. Member of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

Bent of Cosby & Littlethorpe, Leicestershire.
George Bent, Gent of Cosby 1620-1693. Grt Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor 1514-1555
John Bent, Labourer of Cosby 1701-1765. 4th Grt Grandson of Thomas Bent, Esq of Cosby Manor.