Calendar of the Wills Proved and Enrolled in the Court of Husting Calendar of the Wills Proved and Enrolled in the Court of Husting, AD 1258-1688, ed. R. R. Sharpe, 2 vols. (London, 1889-90). Arranged chronologically and on BHO as Part I: 1258-1358 and Part 2: 1358-1688. The Court of Husting, the oldest court in London, handled a wide variety of pleas, as well as deeds and wills. The wills that appear in this Court primarily record bequests of rents and tenements, not the full testaments that detail bequests of chattels or personal goods. The Introduction to Part I discusses the business and procedure of the Court; the Introduction to Part II focuses mainly on the bequests. The main text includes fairly complete English abstracts of the wills enrolled in the Court that are also available on archive.org: Part I and Part 2.
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