Description Will of Robert Stap, Merchant Haberdasher of
In the name of God Amen. The ... day of the month of January in
the yeare of o'r lord .. .. .. I Robert Stap of the countie of
Bucke merchant haberdasher of London dwelling in the borough of
... ... of hole .. and .. ... ... .. ordayne and make this my ..
.. in this .. following first I bequeath my Soule unto ... god
and to our lady Saint Mary and att the blessed saynte in heven
my body to be buried in the parish ... before Saint John baptist
before the alter? of Saynt Jesus? ... as it shall please god. I
bequeath to the church of .. ... .. I bequeath to the .. ... ...
.. And to .. .. the said .. .. .. I bequath unto my ...
Elizabeth Stap ... money the chamber and the sellar that she ..
.. duryng her life naturall and after her decease Immediately I
will that ... Stap my godson shall ... and ejoye the said
chamber sellar and shoppe ... half and acre of meadow ... in the
long shute to hym and to his heirs. Also I bequeath to my moder
... Stap my second? violet? furred? ... .. lambe? and my money
... .. I bequeath to my brother Richard Stap my belt .. .. ..I
bequeath unto my brother Cristofer Stap my .. .. .. Also I
bequath unto my sister Johane Arthur a .. .. in money. Also I
bequeath unto my sister Alice Martfoy a .. .. .. in money. ... I
will that my executornow name shall pay or doe to be paid all my
debts proved of .. according to reson and conscience ... I will
that Margaret my ... shall have and ... my house in the ... I
dwell ... att the .. thereto belongin me all my leasyes and
purchased land that I have .. any place during her life naturall
except only half an acre grove? ... .. afore ... And after the
decease of my ... Margaret Stap I will that Johane my daughter
have the saide ... and lands to her to her heyres of her body
lawfully lawfully (sic) begoten. And if the said Johane ... ...
... then I will that Rowland Stap my godson shall have and
enjoye all the said lands ... afore rehersed and to his heyres
of his body lawfully begoten. And if the said Rowland dye ... ..
then I ... all the saide lands and ... shall remayne and retane?
holly to the heyret male of the Stap* (symbol behind the word,
looks like another p, but could mean "...Stap *family*...") for
... The ... of all my goodes not bequeathed nor given I give
freely to Margaret Stap my ... and Richard Stap my brother whom
I make and ordayne my ... and faithfull executors that they
dispose and ordeyne for the ... of my ... ... they s.. left to
be done and god to be pleased that ... .. .. Ingeland? ... of ..
..ondfore & John Malfoy & Multrus? Robynt and Hugh Starky ... at
the .. and s... lord? ... henry the ... and .. .. the day and
yere above rehersed.