Will of Sir Richard Mansell de Iscoed

Will No: SD/1635/109 W/I at the N.L.W.

16th March Anno Domini 1634

Son Anthony peruse this my intention which I charge you to perform as you love God and regard my blessing your loving father Richard Mansell

A petition of these lands and tenements so as I own & possess so also of all my leases goods and chattles with all debts due to me on and my own to God is charged taken this first of February Anno Domini 1634 as followeth viz. lands in fee simple.

 
Value per annum
pd fee

1. Imprim. one messuage or tenement with the appurtenances in this said all confines of the parishes of St. Ishmaels & Llandevaylog containing about 80 kyvors more or less late the lands of Anthony Morris and purchased from him estimate at

£15-0-0
£240-0-0
2. Item another messuage or tenant in the parish of St. Ishmaels containing about 32 kyvors late the lands of Jenkin Morris & purchased by me of Rowland Vaughan gent. now in the tenance & occupation of John Morris Hugh, Mr Collins, David Gr. ap John and David Gr. William Morris val. per annum

4-6-8

69-6-8
3. Item one messuage or tenement in the said parish called Picton containing about 30 kyvors more or less purchased of Matthew William Thomas and now in the said all occupation of Evan John Goch, Thomas Philip William, Jenkin widow
3-0-0

48-0-0

4. Item a close & 6 perches in the parish of Llandevaylog containing about 13 kyvors late the lands of Griffith William John Goch and purchased from him and now in the said all occupation of widow David Bowen and David John Rees
1-10-0
24-0-0
5. Item 3 parcels and a garden in the said parish of Llandevaylog containing about 4 kyvors being the late lands of one John Griffith and purchased from .... .... John Griffith and George ap Hugh now in the occupation of Walter John David per annum
0-12-0
8-0-0
6. Item 3 parcels in the confines of the parish of St. Ishmaels & Llandevaylog containing about 7 kyvors late the lands of Jenkin Phillip William and purchased from him & now in the tenance & occupation of the said Jenkin & David John Phillip per
1-3-4
28-13-4
7. Item a parcel at a place called Cwm Burry in a close there called Park Coch within the parish of St. Ishmaels containing about a cover purchased of Jenkin Phillip William & now in the hands & occupation of David Phillip per annum
0-5-0
4-0-0
8. Item one ...... and a garden in Hawkinchurch in the parish of St. Ishmaelspurchased of ....... David John and now in the tenance and occupation of Morris Phillip, Mr Collins & their ........
0-10-0
6-0-0

9. Item one other parcel about 2 kyvors at Hawkinchurch aforesaid purchased of Jenkin Thomas Treharne & now in the tenance of Morris Phillip at

0-5-0
4-0-0
10. Item a cottage & a parcel of land at Hawkinchurch late the lands of Treharne ........... & purchased by me of Hugh Morgan & Elizabeth his wife & now in the occupation of the said Hugh Morgan per annum
0-6-8
4-0-0
11. Item a messuage or tenement in the parish of Llangendeirn containing about 40 kyvors sometime the lands of my grandfather Anthony .......... late in the hands of one Morris Bowen ........ & now in the occupation of Thomas John
3-10-0
64-0-0
12. Item a meadow in the parish of Kidwelly at a place there called Monksford containing about 5 kyvors sometime the lands of John Howell and David Mansell and late the lands of Jenkin Lloyd & now in my own occupation val. per annum at
6-0-0
96-0-0
13. Item another parcel in the said parish of Kidwelly at a place there called Almanredyn late the lands of John Howell & now in the occupation of Robert Fisher
0-8-0
6-8-0
14. Item one old wall with a garden thereunto adjoining in the town of Kidwelly at a place there called the Bailey late the lands of William Roger Dyer and purchased of him
0-2-0
1-4-?
15. Item 3 parcels & the moiety of a garden in the confines of the parish of St. Ishmaels and Llandevaylog containing about 8 kyvors being late the lands of one Thomas Phillip & purchased by me of one Thomas Gr. Rees & Jennet his wife and lately in the occupation of David John Richard
1-0-0
26-0-0
16. Item 8 parcels of land at a place called Pen Ha...... .......... & also elsewhere in the parish of St. Ishmaels containing about 20 kyvors sometime the lands of John Prothero ........ and purchased by me of Henry Rees ap Gwyllim & now in the said all occupation of John David ......, Morris Harry .... ...
2-6-0
36-16-?
17. Item certain waste ground at a place called Morfa Bach within the parish of St. Ishmaels containing about 7 kyvors late the lands of Henry Rees ap Gwyllim and Matthew William and purchasedof him & now in my own occupation
2-0-0
32-0-0
18. Item 3 parcels of land at a place called the Iscoed & Allty .......... in the parish of St. Ishmaels late the lands of one David Thom. Prichard and purchased of him containing about 3 kyvors and now in the occupation of Morris David Roger & myself val. per annum at
0-13-4
10-13-?
Total per annum £40-6-0
Sum Total
£689-1-4
Rich: Mansell
 
The rents per annum
Lease for year & lives
£-s-d
£140
1. Imprim the rectory of Laugharne held from Sir Robert Mansell there being unexpired of this term one year from August Ann. Dmi. 1635 val at
40-0-0
£80
2. Item one lease of 99 years depending upon 3 leases from ....... ....... £10 of the rectory of St. Ishmaels at £80 per annum paid the ....... . at
200-0-0
40s
3. Item another lease of 99 years whereof unexpired about 95 years held from ....... ........ .......... & Sir John ........... Baronet of a cellar & garden in Carmarthen
20-0-0
£25
4. Item a lease from Sir Walter Mansell Baronet of certain lands in St. Ishmaels called Maessor Patrie held together with certain part therein by ..... for ... term in being whereof about 12 years unexpired
50-0-0
£6
5. Item another lease held from him of a tenance of lands in Killa for 40 years ..... expired about 38 years
30-0-0
20s
6. Item one other lease from him of a close or park of lands ..... of the ...... of Clygyn ...... ....... Brenin for the term in being whereof unexpired about 20 years
0-5-0
30s
7. Item another lease from the said Sir Walter Mansell of 3 parcels of lands at a place called Panteg in the parish of Llandevaylog for 21 years
2-0-0
20s
8. Item a grant from Aubrey Bevan esq. for ( ) years of 3 parcels of land
0-6-8
Sum Total
342-11-8
   
Rich: Mansell
     
An estimate of the goods and chattles
£-s-d
Impr. of sundries in the house of ....... ........
39-7-4
Item bedding with other things as carpets & cushions
41-5-3
Item of linen & .......... old & new
11-17-6
Item iron instruments of ...... all sorts
3-5-8
Item ......... vessels & other things
3-13-0
Item instruments for husbandry & provision of timber for the same
9-11-3
Item books, timber & ..... other things as appeareth by the ...........
27-13-4
Item arms, armour & apparel
30-1-8
Item diverse things of sundry kinds as appeareth by the p...........
32-10-10
Item more not mentioned in these estimates
10-0-0
 
Sum Total
209-15-10
     
 

Item new linen cloth of ......... all sorts

13-5-5

 

Item new cloth and stuff

3-0-4

  Item plates brass & petwer old & new
49-12-9
  Item meat sheep horse swine & poultry
300-0-0
  Item money due before Michaelmas 1634 as appeareth by ........ taken 3 Febr. 1634, ....... ......... .......... £130 the most part ........ ......
160-0-0
  Item money due by specialty & exercise for the ......... of the Rectory of Laugharne and St. Ishmaels besides ... &
244-0-0
  Item money due by specialty & otherwise ......... Michaelmas 1634
50-0-0
  Item money due for corn sold since ......... 1634
28-0-0
  Item corn and grain to be sold and......... ......
190-0-0
  Item corn and grain ......... & ready to be ...........
50-0-0
  Item boating with provision of timber & ..... ...........
30-0-0
  Item ready money in the house this 5th Febr. 1634
40-0-0
 
Sum Total
1077-18-6
   
Rich: Mansell
     
Debts due to be paid and satisfied due at St ........ day or before the first of November 1635  
Debts due as followeth  
Impr. to Hugh Lloyd to the use of his son
20-0-0

Item to my vassal John Bowen borr. of him in January 1634

6-0-0

Item to Rees David partly by bill unpaid of £6 due to him by bill

4-4-0

Item to Henry Rees William borrowed of him in January 1634
3-0-0
Item to Mr Owens ..... St. Ishmaels 25 July 1635
80-0-0
 
......... ........ ... ..... ..... Anthonius Mansell de Iscoed in county Carmarthen gen. et Edward Davidson Edwardes de Rodgerston in county Carmarthen generosus
 
..... latin text ....
 
The condition of the above written obligation is such that if the above bounden Anthony Mansell late of Iscoed do ......& well & truly administer all the goods & chattles by paying his debts & legacies ....... in the said will as found ...... goods and chattells ..... ....... and the law charge him. And also ..... make a true and perfect inventory and ........ .... of all the said goods & chattles if the said do then he shall be called ...... ..... then the said obligation to be void or else to stand in .........
Sealed & delivered in the presence of    
Roger .........

Anth. Mansell

David Edwardes

   

Item to Sir Robert Mansell the 7th of August 1635

140-0-0
Memorand that I am to satisfy Sir Walter Mansell for 10 ..... and 4 oxen at the end of the term with item of Meassor Patrie viz 33s 2d for each cow and £10 for the oxen and some other small debts I ..... not amounting this 5th March 1634 to £6 in all
255-4-0
The lands valued at 16 years purchase
689-1-4
lease valued to 60 sold
342-11-8
The goods & chattles valued at
1287-14-4
Sum Total
2319-7-4
...... ......... of the goods taken in November & December anno 1635 as also of all debts due on me and to ... me from others
Total of the debts due
255-4-0
 
Rem. Clear
2064-3-4
   
Rich: Mansell
 
Quinto die ....... March Anno Domini 1634
1. Memorand that my intention (God permitting) it so charge the aforesaid lands and tenements with the sum of £400 to be paid and satisfied by my son and heir unto his two sisters Dorothy and Anne with £200 to each of them together with their wedding apparel, the lands mentioned to be in the parish of Llangendeirn only excepted which I intend to give unto Francis Mansell my second son in performance of his mother desire.
2. Item out of my personal estate I propose (God permitting me) to leave to give unto my said son Francis one lease which I hold from Sir Walter Mansell of a close of land in Clygyn called Park y Brenin and to the said Francis and all the rest of my younger sons namely Walter, John, Richard, Edward and Robert the sum of £600 viz £200 to each of them to be paid by my executor within a year after my decease.
3. Item I do further resolve (God assisting me) to give unto my said five younger sons viz Walter, John, Richard, Edward and Robert the sum of £30 apiece to be paid to them by my executor when they shall attain to the age of 21 years and if any one or more of them die in the interim his part so dying equally to be divided between the rest of the brothers.
4. Finally I am resolved if please the Almighty to nominate and appoint my son Anthony to be executor of this my intended will to whom I propose to leave all the residue of my goods and chattles amounting as appeareth by this particular to the sum of £700 or thereabouts all debts and legacies discharged
5. Item if it happen that my said son Anthony should die before the accomplishing of this my intended will and without issue then my intention is that my son Francis shall be my executor as formerly, saving that his part and portion in the lands only given him excepted shall equally be divided between his brothers and sisters.
6. Item if it happen that any of my said children either son or daughter should decease before the time of payment to them to be made of their said portion, that then the part and portion of so many of them so dying shall be equally divided amongst those there surviving my executor only excepted from having any part thereof.
 
Rich: Mansell

 
Quinto die ........ March Anno Domini 1634
Memorand if it please God to take me into his mercy before I have time to perfect this my intended Will then my desire and will is that my son and heir shall with the advise of my several good brothers and cousins Sir Walter Mansell baronet, Sir Anthony Mansell knight, Francis Mansell doctor in divinity, Thomas Vaughan, John Gwyn, John Mansel esq,. Rowland Vaughan and Edward Lloyd gent. or by the consent of the greater number of them perform this my intention as if it were fully performed and asserted by myself. And if my said son and heir shall refuse to perform the same then my desire and will is that my son Francis shall be my executor and also ........ his part of the part portion of any of his brothers and sisters if any of them happen to die before the time that the same ought to be paid. In witness of this my firm intention and desire I have hereunto subscribed my hand and set my seal the day and year above said viz. quinto die ......... March Anno Domini 1634.
Rich: Mansell
Legacies which I intend to give
Imprimis to Jenkin David Morris to be paid him in 5 years after my decease

£10-0-0

Item towards the repair of the church of St. Ishmaels

40s

Item to the poor of the same

40s

Item to Richard William Griffith ...... .......

13s 4d

Item to the poor of Laugharne parish

20s

Item to Kiffig

20s

Item to ......

10s

Item to .... .... ....... et Supra

50s

Item to the church of Kidwelly

20s

Item to the poor there

20s

Item to the church of Llandevaylog

10s

Item to the poor there

20s

Item to the Cathedral Church of St. Davids
20s
Item to Catherine Howell
40s
Item to Jennett Herbert
40s
Item to Agnes Thomas
10s
Item to Jennet Griffith
10s

Item to Rees David

20s

Item to Evan John Prees

20s

Item to Jenkin John Gower

20s

Item to Jenkin Nicholas

40s

Item to Sir Walter Morris

0-0-0

Item to Mrs R.N. Toby for a ring

£10-0-0
 

Rich: Mansell

 

Son Anthony, this my intention I have proposed this fourth of January Anno Domini 1635. And do propose with all expedition to have the same perfected. But if it shall please God to take me into his mercy in the interim, then I charge you to perform the said as if it were asserted and as you love God and regard the will of him who was your careful loving father.

Rich: Mansell

 

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