18 May 2020                   

Husband: Peter Gleane
Born: ABT 1564 Christened: 27 Jun 1564 in Norwich St Peter Mancroft, Norfolk 1 Died: 1633 Buried: 10 May 1633 in Norwich St Peter Mancroft, Norfolk 1 (see note 1) Probate: 1633 in Prerogative Court of Canterbury 2 (see note 2) Father: Thomas Gleane ( - 1603) Mother: Alice Wolmer ( - 1596) Notes
Wife: Maud Suckling Also known as: Matilda Suckling 3 Married: 14 Sep 1584 in Norwich St Andrew, Norfolk 1
Born: ABT 1566 Christened: 8 Dec 1566 in Norwich St Andrew, Norfolk 4,1 Father: Robert Suckling (1520 - 1589) Mother: Elizabeth Barwick ( - 1569) Notes
1 F Mary Gleane | Born: 1585 5 sp. William Pettus |Married: 21 Dec 1607 Norwich St Peter Mancroft, Norfolk 5,6,7 Born: ABT 1583 Died: 1648 | Died: 27 Jul 1631 8 | Buried Norwich St Simon and St Jude, Norfolk 6,7,8
2 M Thomas Gleane | Born: 1586 9 sp. Elizabeth Brewse |Married: 23 Sep 1617 Redenhall, Norfolk 5,10,11 Born: ABT 1591 Died: 22 Jul 1636 | sp. Ann Waldegrave |Married: 27 Sep 1638 Hardwick, Norfolk 10,1 | Died: 27 Jan 1660/61 9,5,12 | Buried 31 Jan 1660/61 Hardwick, Norfolk 12,1
3 F Private | Born: sp. Henry Lane |Married: Born: Died: | Died: | Buried
4 M John Gleane | Born: ABT 1592 sp. Easter Lynnett |Married: 13 Feb 1633/34 Norwich St Lawrence, Norfolk 10 Born: Died: 30 Aug 1657 | Died: 11 Feb 1664/65 12,13 | Buried 14 Feb 1664/65 South Elmham St Cross, Suffolk 12,13,1
5 M Leonard Gleane | Born: ABT 1594 14 sp. Anne Puckle |Married: Born: ABT 1595/96 Died: | Died: 26 Oct 1654 9,15,16 | Buried 27 Oct 1654 Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk 17,1
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) Cozens-Hardy B and Kent E A, The Mayors of Norwich 1403 to 1835 (Jarrold & sons, Norwich, 1938) (4) Muskett J J, Suffolk Manorial Families (1900), p 177-208. (5) http://pickpatspage.homestead.com/PerPeople4.html. (6) http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mysouthernfamily/myff/d0090/g0000007.html. (7) . (8) Blomefield, Francis, Essay towards a topographical History of Norfolk, vol 2 p 741. (9) W Rye, Norfolk Families. (10) Campling A, East Anglian Pedigrees Part II (Harleian Society 1945). On CD ROM published by Archive CD Books. (11) On English Origins website. (12) Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses. (13) . (14) . (15) email trackers@bigpond.net.au. (16) Blomefield, Francis, Essay towards a topographical History of Norfolk. (17) Blomefield, Francis, Essay towards a topographical History of Norfolk, vol 3 p 342. Event Notes Note (1) Sr Peter Geane Note (2) In the name of God Amen I Sir Peter Gleane knight being at this present verie sicke of bodie but yet of good and perfect memorie Thanks bee to God and calling to mynd the uncertainetie of this transitorie life doe make this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following .... I comend and comyt my soule into the hands of Allmightie God the father the sonne and the holy Ghost assuredly trusting and beleeving to bee saved by and through the onely meritts of Jesus Christ my onely Savyour and Redeemer And I comitt my bodie to the earth to bee buried in christian buriall according to the ? of my Executors hereafter named And as touching my worldly estate First I give and bequeath unto Thomas Gleane my sonne over and besides the Mannor lands and tenements which I heretofore gave to the said Thomas in marriage with his wife as well my three severall groves of wood lyeing and being in Hardwicke in the Countie of Norffolke whereof one of them is an oak Grove called Gons (?) Grove and another of them is a Grove of Elmes and is called Woodhouse Grove and the third of them is called Axcroft grove with their and everie of their appurtenances As also one meadow called Curr (?) meadowwith thappurtenances lyeing in Hardwicke aforesaid which I bought of Richard Tuthill To have and to hold the said three severall groves and the said meadow with the appurtenances unto the said Thomas Gleane his heires and Assignes for ever Item I give & bequeath unto the said Thomas my bason and Ewer of silver gilt which I had of my brother Charles Suckling and sometyme was Doctor Sucklings late Deane of Norwich To have use and occupie the same for and dureing the terme of the life of him my said sonne Thomas And after his death I give and bequeath the said bason and Ewer unto Peter his sonne my Grandchild & Godsonne for ever And whereas upon the mariage of my said sonne Thomas I did covenant with him to have purchased and given unto him the said Thomas and his heires within certen years after his said marriage twenty pounds a yeare in lands for a further encrease of the revenues of him the said Thomas I doe hereby expresse and declare by this my last Will and Testament that I did afterwards by way of an Agreement with my said sonne Thomas and in discharge of the said twentie pounds a yeare and of my said covenant forbeare to fell cutt downe and take Twelve score of my best oakes then growing in and upon such lands as I had upon the said marriage conveyed to my said sonne and reserved to myself and left them to my said sonne Thomas to take and imploy to his best benefitt Item I give and bequeath unto my said sonne Thomas his Executors and Essignes my three severall licences whereby to sell wyne in Norff vizt Two of them to sell wyne in Disse and the other of them in Harling and all my right and title in and to them and every of them hee paying the arrerages (?) of such rents as are due or unpaid for them or any of them And I will and my mind is That the said Thomas my sonne his heires and assignes in consideration of my said bequests shall permytt and suffer my executors hereafter named to have take and receive towards the performance of this my last Will and Testament to their onely uses for ever All such Fynes amerriaments (?) and arrerages of all such rents and fermes as now are or at the tyme of my death shall bee due payeable or oweing to mee out of or for the said mannors lands and tenements in Hardwicke aforesaid which if hee the said Thomas my sonne his heires or assignes shall refuse to doe then I further will and my mynd is that hee the said Thomas my sonne his heires or assignes shall refuse to doe then I further will and my mynd is that hee the said Thomas his heires Executors or assignes shall not have or take any benefitt in or by this my last Will and Testament Item I give and bequeath unto everie one of the five sonnes of my said son Thomas Tenne pounds to bee paid unto them at such tyme and tymes as they shall severally accomplish and come unto his and their severall age and ages of one and twentie yeares And if any of them shall fortune to depart the present life before such tyme as he or they shall have accomplished his or their age or ages of one and twentie yeares Then I will and my mind is that the legacie and some of money soe to him or them dyeing as aforesaid given and bequeathed shall goe and be equally parted given and devyded unto and amongst such of the said five sonnes as shall bee then surviving and living Item I give unto the wife of my said sonne Thomas one border of gold and Goldsmiths work which was my late wifes and also my said late wifes Gowne of black Flush Item I give and bequeath unto Leonard Gleane my sonne All those my two Mannors of Irstede in Irstede in the Countie of Norffolk with all the lands rightes members and appurtenances thereunto belonging reputed or taken to have and to hold the said Mannors with their appurtenances unto the said Leonard and to the heires males of his bodie lawfully begotten or to be begotten and for want of such issue male of the bodie of the said Leonard To John Gleane my sonne and to the heires male of his bodie lawfully begotten or to be begotten And for want of such issue male of the bodie of the said John unto Thomas Gleane my sonne and to the heires male of his bodie lawfully begotten or to be begotten soe as and upon condition that such issue male of the bodie of my said sonne John or the bodie of my said sonne Thomas as unto whom my said two Mannors with their appurtenances shall come or descend for want of issue male of the bodie of my said sonne Leonard doe pay or cause to bee paid unto the two daughters of my said sonne Leonard Att or in the Guildhall porch of Norwich the some of one Thousand markes of good English money in manner and forme following vizt (?) Unto the older of the said two daughters within two yeares next after such tyme as the said Mannors shall come or descend unto him for want of issue male of the bodie of the said Leonard as aforesaid five hundred marks and unto the other of the said two daughters of the said Leonard within three yeares next after that the said Mannors shall as aforesaid for want of issue male descend or come unto my said sonnes John and Thomas or one of them five hundred markes more And if default shall bee made of the payment of the said some of one Thousand marks or any part thereof contrary to my true meaning hereby expressed Then I will and devise those my said two Mannors with their appurtenances unto the said two daughters of my said sonne Leonard the chayne of gold which was my late wifes Item I give and bequeath unto John Gleane my sonne all those my lands and tenements with their appurtenances in Hardwicke in the Countie of Norfolke which I bought of Raph Nevett gent and of his mother And also all those my lands and tenements in Hardwicke aforesaid with their appurtenances which I bought of Sir Raph Shelton Knight And also all that my Mannor of Barretts in Hardwicke aforesaid with all the rights members and appurtenances thereunto belonging which I likewise bought of the said Sir Ralph Shelton Together with the Advowson of the benefice or . of Hardwicke aforesaid and all that my Close with the appurtenances called Cranes (?) closse lyeing in Shelton in the Countie of Norff which I bought of Raph Dawson and also one meadow with a harrow thereto belonging and with the appurtenances lyeing in Hardwick and Shelton in the Countie of Norfolke or either of them which I bought of Robert Ward and others To have and to hold the said Mannor called Barretts and all other the messuages lands Tenements and hereditaments with their appurtenances before mentioned to be given to my said sonne John To the onely behoose and use of my said sonne John and to his heires and assigns for ever All that my messuage with the yards garden grounds houses buildings and appurtenances in the parish of St Peter of Mancroft in Norwich wherein I now dwell And also all my messuages tenements and hereditaments as well free and chrehold (?) as copy and customarie hold with their and every of their appurtenances situate lyeing or being in Shottisham in the Countie of Norff And all that my Closse called the . closse or yard in Norwich with the rents and appurtenances Item I give and bequeath unto the said John my sonne and to his Executors and Assigns my Lycence which I have to sell wyne by in Norwich and all my right & title in and to the same Item I give unto my said sonne John the wastcoate with skirts and other thyngs thereto belonging wrought in needlework with gold silver and silke which was my late wifes to the end that hee shold bestow it on his wife as my gift when it shall please God that hee bee married Item I give unto my said sonne John all my hangings belonging to or used in or for my greate dyneing chamber and my best Persia Carpett and two smaller Persia Carpetts for . and my brasse . and my bason and ewer of silver and three gilt . and three faire parcell gilt boules of silver with a cover to them and my sugar box of silver and my best bedstead bedding and all the furniture thereto belonging standing or being in my Chamber usually called my Lords Chamber Item I give unto the said John my sonne all my Coppers Fatts Cooler and other brewing vessells used in my brewhouse Item whereas heretofore I purchased of one Thomas Chambers the reversion of certen lands and tenements with their appurtenances lyeing and being in Martham in the Countie of Norffolke and other townes neare thereunto I will give and bequeath all those lands and tenements with their appurtenances unto my said sonne John and to my Cosen Mr Robert Mapes and to their heires and assignes for ever To the end and intent that they shall dispose thereof according to that secret trust which I have reposed in them Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne in law William Pettus five pounds and to his sonne in law Mr Sherwood five pounds To Mr Sherwoods wife five pounds and to Thomas and John the sonnes of the said Mr Sherwood five pounds apeece to bee paid yearely by five pounds a yeare the first thereof to the said William Pettus the two next unto Mr Sherwood and his wife and the other two unto the said two sonnes one yeare successively after another Item I give unto the Parish and Parishioners of St Peter of Mancroft in Norwich that gilt cup or peece of plate with a cover which I bought of the Executors of Sir John Suckling to bee by the said Parish and Parishioners used and enjoyed as a Communion Cup there for ever And whereas I was in the life tyme of my late loving wife by her often and earnestly intreated to cause to be made and erected in the said Parish Church, a convenient faire Tombe or monument as a memorie of the interring of her and mee and of my late father and mother deceased Now my will and mynd is in accomplishment of her said desire that the same shall be made accordingly by my Executors And to the end that the same may bee fairely and comely done and made and for the better performance of this my last Will and Testament and my debts and funerall rights and Charges born and paid I doe hereby constitute and make my said two sonnes Leonard and John Executors of this my last Will and Testament and doe give to them all my personall estate unbequeathed And they to receive my debts and pay my debts and to see my bodie reverently brought to the earth and herewithall also I doe hereby declare and expresse that I have a likeing that the said Tombe bee placed to the wall of the North end of the South Ile of St Peters Church aforesaid Item I give and bequeath unto the S.eyors of the Hospitall of St Giles in Norwich to the use of the poore people therein being for . and . Twentie pounds to bee paid within two yeares next after my death Item I give and bequeath unto Doctor Hassall Deane of the Cathedrall Church of Norwich twenty shillings therewith to make him a ring with a Deaths head thereon to weare in remembrance of mee And unto Mr Carter Mr Chappell Mr Ward Mr Bridges Mr Furnace and to Mr George Cock* Preachers (?) twenty shillings apeece to the like purpose Item I give and bequeath unto everie one of the children of my daughter Lane Twentie pounds apeece to bee paid unto them at the tyme and tymes as they shall severally accomplish his and their severall ages of one and twentie yeares Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne in law Mr Lane and to his wife to either of them Twentie pounds to bee paid unto them as soon as conveniently may bee And whereas my said sonne in law did late move mee to persuade my sonne Leonard to deale fairely and friendly with him touching a . debt of a hundred pounds due for many yeares past unto my said sonne Leonard from the said Mr Lane with whom I have prevailed that if the said Mr Lane shall within sixe months next after my death pay unto my said sonne Leonard the said some of one hundred pounds and then acquite and release my Executors for all demands till my death That then the said obligation entered by the said Mr Lane to my said sonne Leonard for the said hundred pounds shall bee declared out to bee cancelled But if my said sonne in law Mr Lane shall not bee herewith content and release my Executors as aforesaid Then I will and my mynd is that none of all the aforesaid severall legacies or somes of money given to the said Mr Lane and his wife and to his children as aforesaid shall bee paid nor my Executors therewithall charged or chargeable Item I give to my good friend Mr Alderman Rosse for his paynes taken with mee in the tyme of this my sicknes and about this will writing fortie shillings and for a further expression of my love to him fortie shillings more And finally I doe humbly entreate the right honourable Sir Robert Heath Knight Lord chiefe Justice of his Majesties Court of Comon Pleas at Westminster and Sir John Hobert Knight Baronett to bee the Supervisors of this my last Will and Testament and to be aydeing unto my weake (?) Executors in whatsoever shall concerne this my last will and to bee pleased to vouchsafe to accept at a small remembrance of five pounds apeece which I will that my Executors shall pay and deliver to them by two small diamond rings of those valewes In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the seaventh daie of May in the yeare of our Lord one thousand six hundred and three and thirtie Peter Gleane In the presence of Richard Wenman John Kitchingman John Stallworthy And mee Richard Rosse In Probatum . . . London . . . 8 February 1633/34. See media files for original. * A George Cock was installed as Rector of Barsham, Suffolk, in 1636 (patron Sir John Suckling junior), and married Anne Suckling, Sir Peter's wife Maud's niece. For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index