Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: Will and Probate, 1626-1634, of Richard Lake [Leaks?]

Identifier: 
exwsms136_bk
Manuscript Identifier: 
MS 136
Title: 
Will and Probate, 1626-1634, of Richard Lake [Leaks?]
Alternative Title: 
MS 136
Incipit: 
In the name of God Amen. The thirtieth day of December in the year of our Lord god one thousand six hundred and five on the first year of the reigne of our soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of god
Origin Date: 
1626 and 1634
Origin Location: 
Essex (England)
Description: 
Will of Richard Lake of Theydon Garnon, Essex, yeoman and probate grown. Signed and delievered in the presence of the clerk Nicholas Wright, Thomas Lake, and John Windfrey. The Probate, dated 1634, in Latin, attached as an additional sheet and signed by notary Williams Whetston.
Provenance: 
Written in Essex, England, and dated 30 December 1 Charles I (1626) and 1634. Inscriptions in an near-contemporary hand on lower middle portion of dorse: “30 Dec 1625 Richard Leaks Will Essex___5”. Gift of Western Michigan University Department of History to Special Collections in 1999.
Explicit: 
Memorandum. That in this month April Anno domini 1634
Secundo Folio: 
Tenore praesentium nos Samuel Harvey
Extent: 
1 sheet with tag
Subject: 
Manuscripts, English
Subject: 
Great Britain--History--17th century--Sources
Subject: 
Essex (England)--History--17th century--Sources
Subject: 
Probate records--England--17th century
Subject: 
wills 
Subject: 
Documentary scripts
Language: 
eng
Language: 
lat
Dimensions: 
294 x 452 mm; attached parchment sheet: 125 x 150 mm
Material: 
parchment
Binding: 
Folded five times. Additional parchment sheet attached by parchment tag, missing seal.
Description of Hands: 
Written in a light English secretary script. The additional sheet written in a hurried secretary script in darker ink. Inscriptions in a near-contemporary hand on lower middle portion of dorse: “30 Dec 1625 Richard Leaks Will Essex___5”; followed by “Essex | II” in pencil.
Is Part Of: 
Medieval Document Collection
Is Part Of: 
Manuscript 136, Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2019
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/jp2
Rights: 
Copyright 2019 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries.