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Rowe, Thomas

Rowe, Thomas

Male Abt 1515 - 1570

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  • Born  Abt 1515  Of Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  2 Sep 1570  Hackney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I08138  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  13 Jun 2015 

    Father  Rowe 
    Family ID  F03089  Group Sheet

    Family  Gresham, Mary,   b. 27 Aug 1523, Of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1583, Of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Jan 1539  St Mary Aldermanbury, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rowe, John,   b. Abt 1540, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1586, Clapham, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rowe, Mary,   c. 23 Jul 1541, All Hallows Bread Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02.1599/1600, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rowe, Henry,   b. Abt 1544, Of Walthamstow, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 17 Dec 1612, Hackney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Rowe, William,   c. 21 Dec 1545, All Hallows Bread Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Jun 1596, Walthamstow, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Rowe, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1548, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1623-1624, Dormey, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rowe, Robert,   c. 14 Aug 1550, All Hallows Bread Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1587, Of St Martin Outwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rowe, Thomas,   c. 7 Aug 1558, All Hallows Bread Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  10 Nov 2017 
    Family ID  F02451  Group Sheet

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      Will of Thomas Rowe, Alderman of London 31 October 1570 PROB 11/52
      Full text of "The Antiquarian repertory : a miscellaneous assemblage of topography, history, biography, customs, and manners. Intended to illustrate and preserve several valuable remains of old times. Chiefly compiled by, or under the direction of, Francis Grose, Thomas Astle and other eminent antiquaries "
      THE Will of Sir Thomas Rowe, Knight, Citizen and Alderman of London, dated 2d May, 1569, to be buried (if I die in London or Hackney) in the chapel on the fouth-fide of the quire of the church of Hackney, where I have commonly fytt. If I am buried at Hackney, then a convenient tomb to be laid over my fepulture, and to be graven on the stone or stones of the said tomb my name, title, and the tyme of my deceafe in English words; on which tomb I will there be beltowed 13 1 6' 8* - to the church of Hackney, for breaking the ground and placing my tomb 3 1 6" 8 d - to be expended for the opening, fearing and coffenyng of my body, and for the fhete to wynde the body in, and bearing the fame to the church, and on other things to be ufed for that purpofe 3 1 6 s 8 11 (but this seems to be if he was buried elfewhere than at Hackney) and for that my mynde and desier is, that my body shuld be reverently and devoutly brought to the ground, I will that there be 20 prefts, minifrers or clerks, to sing psalms and other accustomed service all the way that my corps is had to the burial, and in the church during the time of the communion and burial, and I give to either of them a', and I will there be given to two heralds for their fervice in attending at the time of the interment of the body, and for miniftering ceremonies commonly used, 2 black gowns, value in both 4', and to the said heralds in money 41, and I will there be bestowed in banners, squitsions, and on the herse and hanging the church, according to the nowe used manner io 1, and I will there be given to 40 pore men, 40 black gowns redy made, every gown with the making to be worth 20*, which pore men to accompany my corps to the ground.- To a godly learned learned man for making a sermon at my burial to the edifying of the people, a black gown worth 26' 8 d , or so much in money. And for the more reverend bringing my corple to the ground, my mynde and desier is (if my body be buried at Hackney) that the Lord Mayor and Aldermen, the company of merchant taylors my free rids, such as I give black cloth unto morners and parishioners, they would pleaie to accompany my corpse to the burial, and for their further ease I will my body go to burial at 8 o'clock in the morning, of such day as my executor shall think fitt, and be buried by 11 o'clock in the same forenoon, and that there be a communion at the time of my burial, and also that there be a dynner provyded and prepared at my house in Shacklewell the day of my burial for the said Lord-Mayor, Aldermen, company, freends, morners, preists, ministers, clerks, pore men, parishioners, and such other persons as shall accompany the corse to the ground - and for the same dynner and the provisfion thereof, I bequeth 66 1 13 s 4 d . Item, I will that there be prepared spyce bread to be given to the said mayor, aldermen, freends, company, and to my parishioners at London, and such other persons as well pore as ryche, for the provifion whereof I bequeth 10 1. To all my men children black gowns, coots, hose and cappes. To all my women children black gowns and kyntells, for which I bequeath 20 1 , Mary Kendall being counted as one of them. To every of my men servants dwelling with me at the time of my decease, a black cote value 13 3 4d to every of my maid servants similiter, a black gown value ao s , (more in gowns 53' 4 d , i. e. to pore Fynche my old servant a black gown value 25 s - to mother Titham a black gown value 15 s -to Dixson, of Shacklewell, a black coote value 1 mark all which I will shall be accompted for my fuuerals, and the amount taken out of my hole substaunce according to the law heretofore used. I will that within three months after my burial, my executors pay all suche debts as I owe (the money in my hands to the execution of Sir John Gresham's will only excepted) and I will my executors pay within fix months after my decease to John and Edmund Gresham, executors of the testator of Sir John Gresham, all such money as remayneth in my hands to the accomplishment of his laft will and teftament, that they may dispose the fame according to the trull to them committed by their father, which sum of money in my hands may appear by an indenture, a booke lying in my compting-house, and is the sum of 223 1 6 5 2 d j for the payment whereof I would myn executors should take a receipt of the said Edmund.. I will that my moveable goods be praysed and valued, and my debts collected, and with the redy money which I shall have at my decease be brought into one sum, which, my debts being deducted thereout, I will to be divided into three parts, whereof one to my well-beloved wife Mary Rowe, one to my children unmarried and unadvanced, i.e. to Henry, William and Robert Rowe equally, according to the laudable custom of the city of London tyme out of mynde used ; and if my said children happen to dye before their lawful! age or marriage, then their third part to come to the children of my daughter Mary Randal, and the children of my sister Ann Goodwyne, and the children of my sister Avys Lodington equally; the other third part I reserve to myself and myn executors, to be disposed in manner following: To the children of Thomas North, late of London, cloth-worker, 6 1 13 s 4/ - to Francis Yeman 10 1 , and to him and his wife black gowns, value both 4' - I forgive to Chriftopher Townsend, late of London, clothworker, what he oweth me. To Mr. William Goodwyn, mercer, a black gown, value 3 1.To my brother-in-law, Edmund Gresham, similiter.To my son-in-law Thomas Randal, and my daughter his wife, eche a black gown, value both 5' 6 s 8 d - to my said son in-law and his wife eche a gold ring, value 40 s. To either of their children which I have not afore gratified in my life 6 1 13 s 4 d , and black cootes for all the boyes, and gownes for the wenches, value in all 8 1 , and God's blessing and mine. To John Randal a black gown, value 4 marks. To my brother-in-law Thomas Eton, and my loving sister his wife, eche a black gown, value both 5' 6' 8" 1. To my said sister one ring, value 40 s. To my brother-in-law John Goodwyn, and my sister his wife, eche a black gown, value both 5 1. To the children of my said sister Ann 10'. To my brother-in-law Mr. Nicholas Lodington, and my sister Avys his wife, eche a black gown, value both 5' - to the children of my said sister Avys, being chriftened by me or my wife 10 1. To the executors of Sir Philip Paris, late of Rynton com. Cambridge, Knight, 6 1. To Mr. Philipps, my landsteward, a black gown, value 4 marks. To Henry Young and his wife eche a black gown, value both 4' - and a ring of gold, value 40 s , to the pore householders of the company of merchant-taylors 30' - to to every householder 3 s 4 d , by the advice of the clerk of the company. To the pore householders of the company of clothworker similiter 13 1 6 s 8 d - To the company of merchant-taylors to make them a dynner 10'- to the said company towards the advancement ofth; free-school that they have well begun, and to the intent they shall free the scolars and their parents from paying any thing for sweeping the scole 6' 13 3 4 d - to the pore people inhabiting in alleys and other places in the wards of Bishopgate, Portsoken, Aldgate, Aldersgate, Creplegate, Faringdon Without, Faringdon Within, Castle Baynard, Vyntre and Queen Hythe, to either of the said wards 51 - and to every householder I2 d. To the prisoners of Newgate, the Convicce House in Westminster, the Marshallea, and the King's-Bench 20 1.To the Marshalsea and King's-Bench 5 1 eche, to redeem prisoners lying for their fees - to the prisoners in the Compters 20 1 - of Ludgate 20 1 - to either of the five Lazaretts next adjoining to London 20 s - to pore maids mariage 20 1 i.e. 20' a-pece- to pore scholars in Oxford io 1 by 20 s a-pece - to pore people of Hackney 5 1 by 2' a-pece - to pore householders of Lee next Tun- bridge 40 s iimiliter - to every of my household servants 40 s - to William White a black gown, value 40 s - to Michael Boyle a black gown, value 50* to Mr. Caryll a black gown, value 4 marks - to Leonard Fitzgeffry a black gown, value 40 and in money 5 1 - to my brother John Gresham 10 1 - to Chrift Church where the pore children be 10 1 - to John Huchenson and his wife eche a black gown, value both 5' - to him alfo 6 1 13 s 4d as well for the good-will I bear him, as for satisfaction of such writings as he hath made for me unpaid for - to my godfon, and my wife's godfon, his children 3 1 19 s 8 d a-pece - to my Lord-Mayor a black gown, value 40 s - to the sword-bearer a black gown, value 30 s - to my old Lady Gresham, my wife's mother-in-law, a gown of black, value 50 s - to Mr. Albanye, a crown of black, value 4 marks - to Elizabeth Rowe, alias Garratt, my daughter, above what I have already given her at her marriage ioo 1 - to George Leaton a black gown, value 40 s - Executors, Mary, my well- beloved wife, Mr. Thomas Randall, my son-in-Jaw, and Nicholas Spenser, merchant-taylor. And I give to the said Mary, for her pains, a ring of gold, value 5 mark, and a black gown and a kyrtill, value 5 1 - to Thomas Randall, for his pains, 20' - and a ring of 3 1 to my brother-in-law Mr. John Grefham, and to him and his wife, and to eche of them a black gown, value both 6 1 - to Nicholas Spencer, for his pains, 20 1 - and to him and his wife a black gown, value both 5 1 - Overfeers, my well-beloved brother-in-law Mr. Thomas Eaton and Mr. Nicholas Lodington, and for their pains to eche a ring of gold, value 40 s - Residue of my third part to my wife and children, i.e. one moiety to her, th'other to them, fc. to Henry, William, and Robert Rowe, Mary Randal and Elizabeth Rowe.
      Funeral Certificate:
      The Right Worehyppfull Sir Thomae Rowe, Knyght Alderman & late Maio' of London Depted this Worlde at his howsse in London on Saturdaie the second of Septembre and was buryed in Hackney Churche on Mondaie the xviii* of September 1670, and in the xij'** yere of the Quenes Ma^ reigne : The saide Sir Thomas Rowe, Knyght maryed Mary dowghter to Sir John Gresham, Knyght, Alderman & Maio' of London & by her had yssue John his eldest son & heyre, Henry, second son, Will'm thyrd son, Robert iiij*^ son, Mary his eldest dowghter w** was maryed to Thomas Randal cytizin & Mercer of London & Elyzabeth who was maryed to Will'm Garrard son & heyre to Sir Will'm Garrard, Knyght. The Executonrs were Dame Mary Rowe his Wyff & Thomas Randall Mercer & Nicholas Spencer Marchant taylo' & the Oversears were Thomas Eton Mercer & Nicholas Luddyngton Grocer: The Offycers of Armes that syrved at the saide ffunerall were Robert Cooke al's Clarentyeulx King of Armes & John Cock al's Lancaster & Richard Turpyn al's Windso' heraulds of Armes.
      A true Extract from Register marked " Funeral Certificates *' I 5 folio 180 now remaining in the College of Arms London & Examined therewith this first day of June 1870 by me