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1445 will translation from Latin - part 3
« on: Friday 12 April 19 15:01 BST (UK) »
Part 3
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Re: 1445 will translation from Latin - part 3
« Reply #1 on: Friday 12 April 19 17:06 BST (UK) »
... Carmelite brothers that are in Ipswich, to each house 22 shillings. Item I leave to the Augustinian brothers of Clare 10 shillings. Item I leave to the aforementioned brothers of Sudbury 10 shillings. Item I leave for one suitable chaplain to go across to the Scala Celi in Rome to pray and celebrate Mass for my soul and for all faithful souls for one entire year, 20 marks. I leave to Master Walter, my son, Rector of Livermere aforesaid, 20 pounds. Item I leave to Walter my brother 5 pounds. Item I leave to Richard my brother 5 marks. Item I leave to John Coket of Bury 40 shillings. I will that ...

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Re: 1445 will translation from Latin - part 3
« Reply #2 on: Friday 12 April 19 17:16 BST (UK) »
Thanks

"Item I leave for one suitable chaplain to go across to the Scala Celi in Rome to pray and celebrate Mass for my soul and for all faithful souls for one entire year, 20 marks. "

I found this quite astonishing
Scott - Lincolnshire
Jobson - Lincolnshire, Suffolk
Needham - Lincolnshire
Wayet - Lincolnshire

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Re: 1445 will translation from Latin - part 3
« Reply #3 on: Friday 12 April 19 17:23 BST (UK) »
"Item I leave for one suitable chaplain to go across to the Scala Celi in Rome to pray and celebrate Mass for my soul and for all faithful souls for one entire year, 20 marks. "

I found this quite astonishing

It isn't all that unusual in pre-Reformation wills of the wealthy. A web-search may find some others.

I need to stop now but will try to come back to it later.

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Re: 1445 will translation from Latin - part 3
« Reply #4 on: Friday 12 April 19 17:30 BST (UK) »
Thanks again.

I am very grateful

Edward
Scott - Lincolnshire
Jobson - Lincolnshire, Suffolk
Needham - Lincolnshire
Wayet - Lincolnshire

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