Edmund Read, 1563

From the Book, The genealogical history of the Gallup family in the United States, also, biographical sketches of members of the family:

Edmund READE [Parents] was born on 23 May 1563 in Wickford, Wickford, Essex, England. He was christened on 23 May 1563 in Wickford, Essex, England. He died on 1 Dec 1623 in Wickford, Essex, England. He was buried on 1 Dec 1623 in , , England. He married Thomasine WALLENGER on 14 Nov 1592.

Other marriages:

COOKE, Elizabeth

Sir Edmund Reade inherited the estate “if lpsden”?? in 1637, he also had an estate in Meckford, Essex, England. His daughter, Elizabeth married in 1635 to Gov. John Wintroup, first Gov. of Conn., and settled in New London, CT. His son, Thomas was one of the first proprietors of New London, and his son John was at New London in 1651. The land granted to him was forfeited for not being occupied, they probably never settled there. Source: Ancestry of John Lake in New England, NEHGR July 1930.#Ancestry of Bertia Harris; His will dated Nov 1623#Automated Archives CD-ROM #100 1993, Salt Lake City, UT#Suffolk, England Pub Vol 21, page 144 #WFT Ref # 449 Vol 28

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The Ancestry of Bethia Harris,

1748-1833, Wife of Dudley Wildes of Topsfield, Massachusetts,

by Walter Goodwin Davis, was originally published by The

Southworth Press, Portland, Maine, in 1934.

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4. EDMUND4 READE (William3, Roger2, William1) was baptized in Wickford May 23, 1563. He married Thomasine Wallenger, daughter of Thomas Wallenger of Chelmsford, co. Essex, November 14, 1592, and in less than a month, on December 7, she was buried in Wickford. His second marriage, with Elizabeth Cooke, daughter of Thomas Cooke of Pebmarsh, co. Essex, took place about the year

1594.

Children:–

i. EDMUND, bapt. Nov. 6, 1595, at Wickford; buried March 30, 1600, #at North Benfleet. #ii. MARY, b. June 18 and bapt. June 26, 1597, at North Benfleet; #buried April 13, 1602, at North Benfleet. #iii. MARGARET, b. July 11 and bapt. July 16, 1598, at North Benfleet; #m. about 1619 John Lake of Great Fanton Hall, North Benfleet. #(See Lake.) #iv. WILLIAM, b. Oct. 28, 1599, and bapt. Jan. 1, 1599/1600, at North #Benfleet; m. Anne Alleyn, sole daughter and heiress of Thomas #Alleyn of Braughen, co. Herts., who d. Nov. 14, 1639; he d. #April 3, 1659.

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Genealogy Of The Gallup Family

Author: John D. Gallup

Call Number: CS71.G175

WILL OF EDMAND REDE, SON OF WILLIAM AND

FATHER OF MADAME MARGARET LAKE.

Edmand Read’s Last Will and Testament, November ye 20th, 1623.

In ye name of God, Amen; ye 20th daye of November in ye yeare of our Lord, one thousand six hundred and twenty-three. I, Edmand Read, &c.

Item–I give and bequeth unto ye poore of Wickford twenty shillings of lawful english money, to be payd to ym by my executors [sic.] within one month after my dicease.

Item–I give and bequeth unto John Weald, my servant, five pounds of lawfull english money to be payde to him within one yeare after my dicease.

Item–I give and bequeth unto every one of my other servants two shillings a piece to be payde to ym within one moneth after my dicease.

Item–I give and bequeth unto William Reade, my son, and to my daughter

Reade, forty shillings apeece, to bye them rings.

(*)A manor in Nevenden parish near Wickford.

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Item–I give and bequeth unto Elizabeth, my loving wife, all those leases which I have of Mr. Edward Lyliarde and Mr. George White, and alsoe ye messages and tenements or lands thereunto belonging which I lately purchased of Mr. Cockerum, now in tenor and occupation of John Tyle or his assignes, for and during ye terme of her naturall life; and after her dicease I give and bequeth all ye said leases, messages or tenements and ye lands above spesifyed unto William Reade, my son, upon ye condition that he ye said William, my son, shall paye unto my son, Thomas Reade, within foure score dayes after ye dicease of my said loving wife, if he, ye said Thomas, be then living, ye full sum of 240 pounds of lawfull english money; and if my said son William shall refuse to enter into bond to my said son, Thomas Reade, shall presently after ye dicease of my said loving wife, enter into ye aforesaid leases and lands and allsoe into ye aforesaid messages or tenements with ye apertinances and lands theireunto belonging, to have and enjoye to him ye said Thomas Reade or ye eyres of his body lawfully begotten, and for want of such issue yn to remayne to my son William Reade and his eyres for ever. Item–I give and bequeth unto Samuell, my second son, and to ye eyres of of his body lawfully begotten, that my message or teniment with ye appertinances and lands theireunto belonging, called or knowne by ye of name of Sopers or by whatsoever name or names ye same be called or knowne, now in tenor or occupation of George Ballard or his assignes; and if ye said Samuell, my son, shall fortune to depart ye life without eyres of his body lawfully begotten, then my minde and will is that Thomas, my aforesaid son, shall enter into ye messages and lands aforesaid to have and enjoye them, to him or ye eyres of his body lawfully begotten, and for want of such issue unto William Reade, my said son, and to his eyres forever; provided, allwayes that if ye said message or teniment and lands theirunto belonging called Sopers herein and hereby formerly given and bequethed unto Samuell, my son, shall happen to come to William, my son in maner and forme as aforesaide; yn I will yt my said son William shall within one month yn next enter into bond to my executor [sic] herein and hereby nominated (If she be yn living) or otherwise to ye overseers of this my last Will and Testament herein nominated, in ye Penall som of 600œ with condition to paye 300œ lawfull english money in maner and forme following (that is to saye) unto John Lake and Anna Lake, two of my Grand Children, 50œ apiece; and to Daniell Epps and to Elizabeth Epps, two other of my Grand Children, 50œ apieece, and to Elizabeth, my daughter, 100œ of lawfull english money within one yeare next after ye sayd message or teniment and ye land theireunto belonging, called Soppers, shall happen to come to my sd son William, shall refuse to enter bond in maner and forme as aforesaide, then I will yt all those messages lands and teniments called Sopers, shall be and remayne unto my aforesaide Grand Children of all my daughters and to Elizabeth, my youngest daughter, equally, to be devided amongst ym, and if my sd Grand Children shall

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happen to dye before, sd Legacye shall ineur to my two daughters ye mothers, and Provided allso yt if Samuell, my son happen to depart this life without issue of his body lawfully begotten, and that Thomas, my son, enjoye ye sayd lands and teniments aforesaid and to him in and by this my last will and testament bequethed, then my minde and will is that those leases, land and messages with ye lands thereunto belonging, which is before given unto my saide son Thomas, shall presently ineur and come to my saide son William Reade, and to his eyres for ever, without paying ye foresaide son William Reade and to his eyres ye foresaid sum of 240œ unto Thomas Reade, my son, or any part thereof in manner and forme as is aforesaide. Item–I give and bequeth unto my said Loving Wife ye lease of Freame and all ye time and terme to come and unexpired for and towards ye mayntenance and education and bringing up of Thomas, my third son. Item–I give and bequeth unto my son-in-law, John Lake, and to my Daughter Margrett Lake, forty shillings apiece to make ym rings, and to John Lake and Anna Lake, theire children, 20 shillings apiece. Item–I give and bequeth unto Daniel Epps and Martha Epps, my daughter, 40 shillings apeece to make ym rings, and to Elizabeth Epps and Daniell Epps, theire children, 20 shillings apiece. Item–I give and bequeth unto Elizabeth, my Daughter, 200œ of lawfull money of England, to be paide unto her at her full age of 20 yeares. Item–I give and bequeth unto my brother, John Reade, ye sum of five pounds to be payde to him within one whole year next after my dicease. Item–I give and bequeth unto my son, William, my young graye guilding now in ye custodye of my kinsman, John Reede; all ye Resideu of my goods, chattells and moveables whatsoever I giev and bequeath unto Elizabeth, my said Loving Wife, who I make and ordayne my sole executrix of this my last will and testament; and I doe nominate and appoynt James Lawrence of Clifford’s Inn, Gentillman, and John Reade of Pilsage, my kinsman overseers, of this my last will and testament, and doe hereby give ym thre pound six shillings and eight pence, to be payde to ym by my saide executrix, Intreating ym to be ayding and assisting my said loving Wife, to se this my last Will and Testiment duly and truly executed and performed according to my intent and true meaning herein and hereby set downe and declared. In witness, &c., this 20th daye of November, in the 21st yeare of ye King’s Majestye’s raigne, that now is and in Anno Domini, 1623. EDMAND READE.

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WILL OF WILLIAM READ.

Proved at Chelmsford, 26th June, 1534.

In the name of God, Amen, the yere of oure Lord MCCCCCXXXIII, the xvj day of May, I, Wyllaya Rede of Wykford, in the countie otf Essex yoman, make my testament in maner and forme folowing: Fyrst, I bequeth my soule to Almighty God, to oure lady Saynt Mare and to all the holy company of heven, and my body to be burj-ed in the chyrch or chyrche yarde of Wykford.

Item—I bequeth to the hygh aut* thy thys, neclygently forgotten xx”.

Item—I bequeth to the same chyrch iij» iiij’^.

Item—I bequeth to a pryst to syng for my sowle and all crysten sowles the space of half a yer in the parrishe chyrch of Wykford. iij ‘ vj’ viiij”. High Authorities.

WILL OF ROGER REDE, SON OF WILLIAM REDE.

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In the name of God, Amen ; the Xth day of December in the vere of our Lord God, 1557, etc. I, Roger Rede, of Wyckford, make this my last will and testament:

First, I bequethe mj- soull to Allmyghty God, and my bodye to be burved.

Also I give and bequeathe unto Elizabethe, my wyf, and to her assvnes xivj-* xiij” iiij** of good and lawful! money of England. Also I gave unto Elizabethe, my wif, two kyne a blacke and a branded. ALso I geve unto Elizabethe, ray wif, all such houshold [stuff] and plate as she had when and at such tyme as we were marryed, upon condycion hereafter

IfoUoweying: That is to saye, I will that Elizabethe, mv w)-f, shall release and yeld unto John and Willm, my sones, accordyne to my will within one monthe next after my decease, all that her ryght, tytill and intrest of dowrye of all those my tenements and lands, which tenements and lands I was seased of at the daye and tyme of our spousage. Aimi I will that Elizabeth, my wif, shall delvy or cause to be delvyed, a certayne bill of conveyance made betwene me and my wif before our spousage. And in case that Elizabethe, my wif, doe refuse to yelde up and release all her right, tytill and intrest of dowyre of all my tenemer.tand lands as before is sayd, as also to delyver or cause to be delyvcl unto my executor the byll or elles to make a suffycyent quyttance and dyscharge for the said byll or any thyng therein contayned, then I will that Elizabethe, my wyf, shall have np pte of the legacies to her here in my will before bequethed.

Also, I geve unto sayd Elizabethe xxvj’ viij” for a bed and the new cupboard in the p’lor. Also I will that my executor hereafter named, shall paye or cause to be payed unto the saide Elizabethe, my wyi. within one monthe next after my decease, xxvj-^ xiij* iiij’^ of the aforesaid legacye.

Also I will that Elizabethe, my wife, shall make, release of all her right, tytill and interest of her dowrye and of the bill of covenants between I us made at the days of our spousage as before is said. And in so doynge the other xx-^ to be payd to her within one yere and a half next after my decease. Also I will that Eliziibethe, my wyf, and Roger, my sone, shall be here in the house with my two sones, John and Willyame untill my monethes days. And furthermore, I will my executor shall

‘ *Daughter’s.

tSister.

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keape Roger, my sone, at there charges with suffyeyent apparrell and

in otherwise. Also I geve unto Roger, my sone, at the age of xxj

years, xi’^ of good lawfull money of England, to be payd by the hands

of mj’ne executors or there assygnes.

Also I will that my said executors or there assygnes shall bye the said

Roger a fetherbed and all thpigs to yt belonging, or els xi» for the bed.

Also I geve and bequethe to Byttrys Hastier xx” and a petycoote to be

payde to her within one yere next after my decease.

Item—I geve and bequethe to Avys Hastier xx^ iiij” ewe shepe to be payde

by the hands ot my executors or there assygnes to her within ij yeres

next after my decease. Also I geve and bequethe to Agnys, my daughter,

the wyf of Henry Dowe, xxvj* viij’*, and that yt be payde imedyatlye

after my decease by the hands of myne executors. Also I geve

John Rede, my sone, all my tenements and lands, called greate Amys

and littill Amys, with all the apptennes thereto, belonging to him and

his heires assygnes for ever, lyinge and beynge \\-ithin the pyshe of

Wyckford.

Item—Also I geve unto Willm Rede, my sone, and to the heires of his bodye

lawfully begotten, a certej-ne tent called felds and all the land with the

apptennes thereto belonging; and a certayne parcell of land called Helman’s

croft, lyinge and beynge in the pysche of Wyckford. Also that

I will that yf God call Willm, my sone, to his mcye, without ys.sew of

his bodye lawfully begotten, then I will his legacye of land remayne to

Roger, my sone, and to his heires of his body lawfully begotten.

The residew of all my goods unbequethed with a leasse of a pece of land

called Rosses, my debts beynge payde, my bodye honestly buryed, my

funeralls done and this my present testament beyng pformed and fulfilled,

I give wholy to John Rede and William Rede, my sones, pte and

parte, lykewhith, John Rede and Willm I constitute ordeyne and make

my executors of this my present testament and’last will.

In witness unto this my present testament and last will I have my marke

with myne owne hand

Wytness hereunto:

Willm Stamer,

Thoms Deryvall,

Edward SxANrER,

and others.

WILL OF WILLIAM READ, SON OF ROGER.

In the name of God, Amen. The iijrd day of July in the yeare of our Lord

ifi03. I, William Rede of Wickford, in the county of Essex, yeoman,

(beinge in pcriect mynd and memory lawdc and prayse therefore m<<>te

heartily I give unto God) doe ordayne, make and constitute this my

presedt testament, contayning therein my last will in manner and forme

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followinge, that is to say, f\Tst and principally, I give and bequeathe my

soule to AUmightv God, my Maker, Redeemer and Saviour, Jesus

Christe, bv whose death and passion I trust to be saved, and by no

other meanes. and my body to be buryed in the church of Wickford.

whensoever the same shall fortune to departe this life.

Item—I give and bequeathe to the poore of “Wickford three pounds, to lie

payed yearely xx« ; the first xx* to be payd presently after my death.

Item—I give to the poore of Rayley xx’.

Item—I give to the poore of Rawreth xx*.

Item—I give to the poore of Xevington xx’.

Item—I give to the poore of Runnwell xx».

Item—I ^ve and bequeathe to my cozen, Roger Reade, the some of eight

poundes, to be payd unto him by forty shillings a yeare.

Item—I give to every one of my household servants x* a piece.

Item—I give and bequeathe to Mary, my well beloved wife, one hundred

poundes of good lawfuU money of England, to be payd unto her within

half a yeare after my decease, upon this condicion hereafter mentioned,

that is to say that she, the sayd Mary, shall accept and take twenty

poundes a yeare of my son, Edmund Reade, his heyres or assignes, for

her do^^^•ye or third, which she is to have out of my landes. And if

that the sayd Mary, my wife, do refuse to yeeld up and release all her

right, title and interest of dowrj-e or third of all my sayd lands, (my

sayd Sonne beinge bounde to pay her quarterly, that is to say v^ every

quarter so long as she shall live), then my will and meanings is that

Man,-, my wife, shall not have any part of this legacy of one hundred

poundes to her given by my will before bequeathed.

Item—I give and bequeath to the sayd Man,’, my wife, all such household

sttrffs and plate as she had when and at such tyme as we were marr\-ed

except suche household as she hath given since to her children, or is

othennse worne, altered or decayed, which my will and meaninge is

that my executor hereafter mentioned shall not be charged withall.

Item—I give and bequeathe to the said Mary, mv loving wife, six kyne, to

be delivered by my executour out of my stock here in Wickford within

one moneth after my decease.

Item—I give and bequeath to my sayd wife my baye trotting geldinge.

Item—My mind and will is that my sayd wife shall have her dwellinge and

entertaynement in all honest and comely manner for herself and he

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mayde in my nowe dwellinge house, for the terme of one whole yeare

next after my decease, if she will so long there continue and abyde.

Item—I give and bequeath to my sonne, John Reade, three hundred pounds

of lawful! English money, to be payd within one yeare aftermydecea.se.

Item—I give and bequeath to my brother, Edmund Churche, the some “f

vj^ xiij’ iiij”, to be payd unto him within one ‘[uarter of a year after my

decease.

Item—I give and bequeath to my sonne, Edmund Rede, and to the heyres

of his body lawfully begotten, all my landes and tenements whatsoever.

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and for want of such he\Tes my will and meaninge is that all the said

landes and tenements shall descend and come to my sonne, John Rede,

before mentioned, and to his heyres forever.

Item—I give and bequeath to my sayd sonne, Edmund, my lease of

Fr\-earne” and the lease which I bought of my brother Edmund Churche.

The residue of all my goods and chattells whatsoever unbequeathed.

my funerall charges discharged, and this my present testament and last

wiU performed and fultiUed, I give and bequeath to my sayd sonne,

Edmund, whome I doe institute, ordayne and make my sole executour

of this my present testament and last will, and I doeappo\-nt my cozen,

Edmund Thorneton, and my cozen, Richard Dowe, to be myne overseers,

and I doe give to either of them xx* apiece to make them a ringe

in recompence of there paynes and token of my good ^^-ill.

In wittness whereof unto this my present testament and last \vi\l, I have sett

my hand and seale the daye and yeare above wrytten.

The mark x of the sayd William Reade, the testator, and his seale.

Sealed and subscribed, ‘ ratified, acknowledged and delivered by the sayd

William Reade, the testator, for his last will and testament in the presence

of us,

William Harries and

Thomas Meredythe.

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Pedigree of Edmund Read, from Ancestry.com:

Edmund Read Pedigree

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