18 May 2020                   

Husband: Leonard Gleane
Born: ABT 1594 1 Died: 26 Oct 1654 2,3,4 Buried: 27 Oct 1654 in Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk 5,6 (see note 1) Probate: 1658 in Prerogative Court of Canterbury 7 (see note 2) Father: Peter Gleane (1564 - 1633) Mother: Maud Suckling (1566 - ) Notes
Wife: Anne Puckle 8 Married name: Anne Gleane
Born: ABT 1595/96 Christened: 25 Jan 1595/96 in Lowestoft, Suffolk 9 Probate: 1 Oct 1670 in Norfolk Archdeaconry Court 10 (see note 3) Father: Samuel Puckle (1552 - 1596) Mother: Anne Paine (1565 - )
1 F Maud Gleane | Born: sp. John Sharbery |Married: Born: Died: AFT NOV 1657 | sp. Robert Horner |Married: ABT 1665 11,12 Born: Died: 1687 | Died: 1694 | Buried 31 Dec 1694 13
2 F Elizabeth Gleane | Born: | Died: 1657 11 | Buried
3 F Anne Gleane | Born: sp. Roger Ward |Married: Born: Died: 1658 | sp. William Oldfield |Married: 12 Born: Died: | Died: | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) W Rye, Norfolk Families. (3) email trackers@bigpond.net.au. (4) Blomefield, Francis, Essay towards a topographical History of Norfolk. (5) Blomefield, Francis, Essay towards a topographical History of Norfolk, vol 3 p 342. (6) . (7) . (8) Visitation of Norfolk (Norfolk Record Society) (9) . (10) Campling A, East Anglian Pedigrees Part II (Harleian Society 1945). On CD ROM published by Archive CD Books. (11) . (12) . (13) . Event Notes Note (1) MI at Saxlingham (from Blomefield): Leonard Gleane, Gent, died Oct. 26 1654. 60. Six verses in his commendation, but illegible. Note (2) Will PCC Wotton 571, then of Saxlingham, proved 20 Oct 1658. (Visitation of Norfolk - Norfolk Record Society). In the most holie name of God Almightie Amen The eight and twentieth day of Januarie in the yeare of our Lord God according to the Computacon of the Church of England one thousand six hundred fiftye and three I Leonard Gleane of Saxlingham in the Countie of Norff gent beinge of good and perfect minde and memorie (God Almighty be praised therefore) do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following First I commend and comitt my soule into the merciful hand and tuition of Jesus Christ my onlie Saviour and Redeemer trusting throughe his merritts bitter Death and passion to live with him for ever And my bodye to be buryed in Christian buryall at the Discretion of my Executrix hereafter named Item I will devise and bequeath unto Anne my welbeloved wife all and singular those my mannors of Irsted in Irsted in the said Countie of Norff And all the rents royalties Courts perquisites and proffitts of Courts with all the rightes members priviledges heriditaments and appurtenances and all other thinges unto the said mannors belonging or in any wise appertaining together with all and singular my Messuages houses edifices and buildings, yards, orchards, gardens, landes Tenements, meadowes, marishes, pastures, seedings, Comons and rights of Comonage, woodes, waters, fishinges and royalties of fishinge, profitts, comodityes, emoluments and hereditaments whatsoever unto the same belonginge or in any wise appertayning with the appurtenances situate lyinge and beinge in Irsted aforesaid or in any other Towne or Townes there neare adjoyninge To have and to hould to her and her Assignes during the terme of her naturall life And after the decease of her the said Anne my wife I will give devise and bequeath all and singular the said Mannors messuages landes Tenements and premisses aforesaid whatsoever unto Mawde Gleane my eldest daughter and her assignes for and duringe the terme of her naturall life And after the decease of her the said Mawde my daughter I give and bequeath the same premisses unto the issue males of her bodye lawfullie begotten or to be begotten for ever And for want of such issue males of the bodie of the said Mawde lawfullie begotten or to be begotten then I give and bequeath all and singular the said premisses with all and singular their and every of their appurtenances unto Leonard Gleane the sonne of Thomas Gleane Esq, my eldest brother and Leonard Gleane the sonne of John Gleane, my youngest brother and their heires for ever provided alwaies and upon condition notwithstanding that they the said Mawde, Leonard and Leonard or some or one of them their or some one of their heirs Executors or Assignes which shall happen to have and enjoy the said premisses by forme and effect of this my said last will and testament doe and shall well and truely paie or cause to be paid unto Anne Gleane my daughter her Executors or Assignes the whole and entire summe of one hundred poundes of lawfull English money in or upon the thursdaie next ensueing after the end of one whole year next after the decease of me the said Leonard Gleane and Anne my said wife at or in the porch of the parish church of Irsted aforesaid And if it shall happen the said Mawde Gleane my daughter or the said Leonard and Leonard Gleane my nephews or which of them shall soe enjoy the said premisses as aforesaid their heires Executors and Assignes and everie of them to make default in payment of the said one hundred pounds or any part or parcell thereof in manner and forme aforesaid contrarie to the true intent and meaninge of this my said last will and testament That then and from thenceforth it shall and may be lawfull to and for the said Anne Gleane my daughter her Executors and Assignes into all and singular the said devised premisses and into everie or any part or parcell thereof to enter, and the same and every or any part or parcell thereof to have hold occupie possesse and enjoy untill she the said Anne my Daughter her Executors or Assignes of the said one hundred pounds and every part and parcell thereof be fully contented and satisfied together with all such costs and damages as shee the said Anne her Executors or Assignes shall be at, or in any wise expend or sustayne by reason of the non payment thereof as aforesaid Item I give and bequeath unto the said Mawde my daughter All and singular those my landes tenements meadowes marishes pastures and seedings whatsoever called or knowne by the name of Northgate House, or by whatsoever other name or names the same be called or knowne now in the farme use or occupation of George Secker (?) gent his Assigne or Assignes lyeinge and beinge in Warham in the said Countie of Norff or in any other Towne or Townes there neare adjoyninge contiguinge by estimation fortye and sixe acres be they more or less with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertayninge to have and to hould all and singular the said Landes tenements and premisses herein last before recited unto the saide Mawde Gleane my daughter and her assignes for and dureinge the terme of the naturall life of the said Anne my wife And after the Decease of the said Anne my wife I give and bequeath all and singular the said landes and premisses herein before last recited unto the said Anne my daughter and her heires for ever Item I give will devise and bequeath unto the said Anne my daughter and her heires forever All and singular those my messuages or tenements, landes, meadowes pastures, seedings, comons waies hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonginge or in any wise appertayninge situate lyinge and beinge in Fritton in the said Countye of Norff or in any other Towne or Townes there neare adjoyninge with all and singular their and everie of their appurtenences nowe in the farme use or occupation of Gregorie Rixe and Thomas Adowes or one of them their or one of their Assigne or Assignes Item I give and bequeath unto the said Anne my wife my deske my Clocke my match and biggest peece of goulde, my biggest and best silver and guilt beere boule one silver beere boule and one silver wyne cupp to be taken by her at her owne free choice and elecion after my decease And to the said Mawde and Anne my daughters and to each of them a twoe and twentie shillinges peece of gould Item I give and bequeath unto the said Mawde my daughter the picture called my Mothers picture And to my daughter Anne my picture Item I give and bequeath unto the said Thomas Gleane and John Gleane my brothers the sume of three pounds apiene of Lawful English money to buy each of them a Ringe withall to weare in remembrance of me And unto the said Leonard Gleane the sonne of the said Thomas Gleane and Leonard the sonne of the said John Gleane my brothers and to each of them the like sume of three pounds of like lawfull English money to be paid unto them within sixe months after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my brother in law Richard Puckell And unto my loveing friend Robert Ward of Hardwicke and to either of them the summe of fortie shillinges of like lawfull English money Item I give and bequeath unto the said Mawde and Anne my daughters and to either of them one silver and guilt beere boule, and one silver wyne cupp to be delivered unto them and either of them by my executrix presentlie after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto Roger Warde of Stokesbie in the said countie of Norff gent the Sume of three poundes of like lawfull English money Item I give and bequeath unto the poor people of the parish of Hardwicke the sume of fortye shillinges And to the poor people of the parish of Shelton Twenty shillinges And unto the poor people of Fritton aforesaid twentie shillinges And to the poor people of Saxlingham aforesaid Twentie shillinges And to the poor people of the parishe of St Margaretts in Norwich Twentie shillinges All which last recited several sumes of money I will shall be paid by my Executrix hereafter named into the handes of the Churchwardens and Overseers of each severall parishe or to some of them to be respectively distributed to the poore of each severall parishe as aforesaid where most need shall be to their severall knowledges Item I will give and bequeath unto the said Anne my wife and her Assignes dureinge the terme of her naturall life All and singular those my messuages edifices buildings, landes, Tenements, meadowes, pastures, seedings, woods underwoodes, waies, comons and hereditaments whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertayning which I lately purchased of Robert Mellinge gent and others situate lyeing and beinge in Saxlingham in the said Countye of Norff with all and singular their and every of their appurtenences now in the tenure use and occupation of me the said Leonard my farmer or farmers And after the decease of her the said Anne my wife I will give and devise and bequeath all and singular the said last recited premisses with all and singular their and everie of their appurtenances unto Elizabeth my daughter and her heires for ever Item I give and bequeath unto the said Elizabeth my daughter a Twoe and twentie shillings peece of gold Item All and singular other my moveable goodes rights Creditts cuttells chattells, bills, bondes, plate, readie money, jewells houshold stuffe, utensills of houshold, debtes, coine, Cattell alle whatsoever not heretofore by this my last Will and Testament given and bequeathed I doe give and bequeath the same unto the said Anne my welbeloved wife whom I make and ordaine to be sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament To the intent that she the said Anne my wife (my debtes, legacies, funerall expenses and the charge of the probate of this my said last Will and testament first being deducted) shall presentlie after my decease without any manner of imbedselment be Inventoried and apprised, and then devided into foure equall partes and shares. The one whereof to be and remaine unto the only sole and proper benefitt, use and behoose of her the said Anne my wife and her assignes for ever And the other three shares and partes thereof to be by her my said Executrix delivered unto them the said Mawde Anne and Elizabeth my said daughters to and for the benefitt use and behoose of them their Executors and Assignes for ever Item I doe request and desire her the said Anne my wife that she will buy and cause to be layd upon my grave a perspicuant gravestone with some inscription thereupon And I doe nominate and appoint the said Roger Warde to be Supervisor of this my last Will and Testament Desireinge him to be aydeinge and assisteinge unto my said Executrix in all thinges concerninge the due execution and performance of this my said will accordinge to the true intent and meaninge herein expressed Item whereas I have heretofore by this my said last Will and Testament given and bequeathed unto the said Mawde my daughter All and singulars my Mannors of Irsted in Irstead aforesaid with all the rents, royalties, members priviledges hereditaments and appurtenances therewith belonginge together with all and singular the messuages, houses, landes tenements appertayninge whatsoever as they be herein formerly expressed after the decease of the said Anne my said wife To hold to her and her assignes Dureinge the terme of her life, and after her decease, then to the issue males of the bodye of her the said Mawde lawfully begotten or to be begotten And for want of such issue male, then to Leonard Gleane and Leonard Gleane my said nephewes and to their heires Nowe my true intent and meaninge is that if the said Mawde my daughter shall happen to depart this world without issue male as aforesaid leavinge issue female, that all and singular the said landes and premisses by this my last Will and Testament soe unto her the said Mawde given as aforesaid shall be and remaine unto such the issue female of her the said Mawde and to their Assignes for and during the whole time and terme of seaven yeares And in writing that this is my last Will and Testament revoakinge all and singular other wills and testaments by me herebefore made I have ratified and confirmed the same by fixinge thereunto my seale and subscribinge unto every sheete thereof my hand the day and yeare first above written. Leonard Gleane. Sealed subscribed published declared and delivered in the presence of Richard Puckle, John Kent The ? of Richard Eye This will was proved At London Before the Judges for probate of wills and grantinge administratione lawfullie authorized the twentieth day of October in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand sixe hundred fifty eight by the oathe of Anne Gleane the relict and Executrix therein named To whom was comitted administration of all and singular the goodes chattells and debts of the said deceased shee beinge first sworne by Comission well and truely to administer Note (3) Will dated 17 Apr 1665 In the name of God Amen The eight day of Aprill in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred sixty five I Anne Gleane of Saxlngham in the County of Norff Widdow being of good mind and perfect Remembrance thanks be unto God Allmighty do ordain and make this my last will and Testamt in manner and forme following That is to say First and before all things I commend and comitt my soule into the hands of Allmighty God m Heavenly Father and Creator steadfastly hoping by and only through the merritts and blood shedding of Jesus Christ my Saviour and Redeemer that my sinnes shall not be Imputted unto me and that I shall be partaker of his Everlasting Joyes and Kingdoms and as concerning my body even with a good will and free heart I give it commending it to the earth whereof it was made from. Item I give and bequeath unto the poore people of Saxlingham twenty shillings to be paid unto them at my burial Item I give and bequeath unto the poore people of Ufford twenty shillings to be paid unto them wthn one weeke next after my decease It I give and bequeath unto Samell Puckle the sonne of Richard Puckle ? five pounds to be paid unto him wthn one month next after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto Sara Puckle daughter of said Richard five pounds to be paid unto her wthn one month next after my decease It I give and bequeath unto Robert ? Scoulding/ of the City of Norwich twenty shillings to be paid unto him wthin one month next after my decease It I give and bequeath unto William Marsham of Stratton Strawless Gent twenty shillings to be paid unto him..wthin one month next after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto Mary D(?)odysworth the wife of Adam D(?)odysworth of the Citty of Norwch twenty shillings to be paid unto her wthin one month next after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto Maude Sharbury my daughter the sum of one hundred pounds And further I give and bequeath unto the sd Maude Sharbury one Greate Cipress Chest standing in the hall chamber and also one gilt silver Cupp Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas (?)Sheene of Shottingham forty shillings to be paid unto him wthn one month after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto Anne Ward my daughter my diamond ring and my Clocke and allsoe the use of one silver salt and trencher belonging to it until my Grandchild Anne Ward be of the age of ?Tenn years And then I give and bequeath the sd silver salt and trencher unto Anne Ward my grandchild forever. It-I giveand bequeath unto Anne Ward my Grandchild one area of Coppyhld land called (?)Grey field to her and her heirs for ever Item I give and bequeath unto the said Anne Ward my grandchild the sum of one hundred pounds to be paid unto her by Anne Ward her Mother at her age of fifteen years but in case the said Anne Ward should dye before she attain unto her age of fifteen years then I give and bequeath the said hundred pounds unto Anne Ward my daughter forever Item-I do ordain and make Maude Sharbury and Anne Ward my daughters Joynt Exctors of this my last Will and Testament ? affording them duely to p? this my last Will and to pay on behalf all such legacies as I have given away and bequeathed in this last Will and Testamt And to bring my body for decent and Christian burial And all the rest of my Goods and Chattels whatsoever not before in this my last Will and Testamt given away I doe give and bequeath unto my exctrs to be equally divided between them In Wittness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testmt . . . .day and years first above written Anne Gleane. . . the said Anne Gleane published this to be her last Will Testamt the day and years first above written in the psence of us Robert Phillips and John Stringer For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index