Roger Bunker and Agnes

Roger Bunker of Tingrith, Bedfordshire, England, married Agnes —. Roger’s will was dated 15 December 1515. He specified that he should be buried St. Nicholas’ Churchyard in Tingrith.

William and Anne's son:

1. William Bunker, married Anne —, will dated 30 Sep 1558.

1. Bunker, Henry L., Bunker Family History, Bunker Family Association, 1984, citing the original will of Roger Bunker.

Will of Roger Bunker

In the name of god so be ytt The XVth day of the monyth of Decembr in the yere of our lord god MIIIII XVth I ROGER BUNKER of Tyngryffe  in the Countie of bed with hoole mynde & good remembrance make my testamentt in this man a wuse   Furst I bequeth my sowle to all myghty god my make and my saveour and to our bessyd lady the Vrgeb hys mody & to all the copany in hevyn my body to be buryed in the Church yarde of Sayntt Nicholas the Byshopp in Tungryffe a fore seid. Also I biquethe for my Mortuary that att night requirithe Itm. I biquethe to the Cathedrall Church oflincoln ij   Itm I biquethe to the hye Awl in the Church of Tyngryffe a fore seid for Tethys & oblacions nligently wt holden or forgotten in distichargyng of my sowle iiij   Itm to the sepulcur lyght in the same church a li (“pound” crossed out—Ed) of waxe. Itm (“I biquethe” crossed out—Ed) to the lyght be fore the Rode in the same Churche a Pownde of waxe. Itm I biquethe to WYLLYAM my son a quarter of White a quarter of Rye & iiij quarter of barly   A matres A pare of Schets A bolster A covlett. Itm I biquethe to the same WYLLYAM my son after the deseace of Agnes my wife my best matres my best covlett ij payer of Schets vj pieces of pewter my gretaste pott my gretaste pan wt all the hole Cart & Cart gere plowe & plowe gere Itm I biquethe to the same Willyam my son after mydecease ij bullocks if ij yere wenyng   Itm I giff and bequethe to the fore seid WYLLYAM my son my howse that I bowght of Robt hawkyns Sett in Tyngryffe with all his prtennce   Itm I will that AGNES my wiff shall have theTenementt that I nowe dwell yn And a notter Tenemett that John Selby Dwellithe yn duryng his lyeffe So that she kepe hir selfe soyll and mary nott And if so hapen that the seid AGNES my Wiff mary a gayne then I will that WYLLYAM my son shall have the howse that John Selby dewllith yn as soon as she ys wed. And she to have thehowse that she dwelleth yn duryng hir lyffe kepyng itt with sufficientt repacion and to make no waste a pon the grownde durynge the seid time. Itm I will that yff itt soo hapen that the seid WYLLYAM my son doo decesse with owte eny Eyers of his body lawfully begotten then I will that all the fore lands and tenemets shelbe disposed att disposicion of the seid AGNES my wiffe and att the disposicion of the executors of WYLLYAM my Son   The Residew of all my goods except be fore except I gyffe & biquethe to AGNES my wyffe that she shall dispose them for the helthe of my sowle and all Christs sowls as she thynkithe best   Also I ordeyn and make AGNES my wyffe & WYLLYAM my Son myne executors that this my last will may be fulfilled & done. Thes beyng wittenes Sr Ric padfield Willyam day   John Bolyng   Willyam Kyke wt others.

Source:  Bunker, Henry L., Bunker Family History, Bunker Family Association, 1984, citing the will of Roger Bunker, pgs. 48-49. (Also, in Bunker, Adm. C.W.O., Bunker Genealogy, 1931, and the Bunker Banner, May 1974, p. 4.)

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