Sir Reynold Reginald Meade

Male 1536 - 1590  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Reynold Reginald Meade 
    Title Sir 
    Born 0___ 1536  Elmdom, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Elmdon, is a village and a parish in Saffron Walden district, Essex. The village is near the boundary of Cambridgeshire, it is 3 miles SW by W of Chesterford railway station, and 5 3/4 miles WNW of Saffron Walden
    Gender Male 
    Died 0___ 1590  Elmdom, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Elmdon, is a village and a parish in Saffron Walden district, Essex. The village is near the boundary of Cambridgeshire, it is 3 miles SW by W of Chesterford railway station, and 5 3/4 miles WNW of Saffron Walden
    Will 2 Dec 1590  [2
    Person ID I33780  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2017 

    Father Thomas Meade, VI, Knight,   b. 0___ 1510, Clavering, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1585, Great Easton, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Joan Wycliff,   b. ~ 1510 
    Married 0___ 1535  [3
    Family ID F12394  Group Sheet

    Family Barbara Aspeland,   b. 0___ 1538, (Elmdom, Essex, England) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1588, Ashford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married (~ 1557)  (Elmdom, Essex) England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Children 
     1. John Mead,   b. 0___ 1560, Speldhurst, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1657  (Age ~ 97 years)
     2. Richard Mead,   b. 0___ 1562, Elmdom, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1610, Elmdom, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F12393  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1536 - Elmdom, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 0___ 1590 - Elmdom, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (~ 1557) - (Elmdom, Essex) England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • About Reginald Meade

      Will of Reginald (Reynold) Meade (dated 1589) PROBATUM (Prologue in Latin)

      Memorandum the second: December one thousand five hundred eighty nine and in the two and thirtieth year of the reign of our sovereign Lady Elizabeth by the grace of God Queen of England and Ireland, Defender of the Faith,

      Sir Reynold Meade of Elmdon, in the county of Essex, Gent., being sick in body but perfect in his mind and memory, by word in the presence and hearing of Barbara his wife, Thomas Cloughe clerk of Elmdon aforesaid, Thomas Meade, Richard Meade, John Meade and of Mary wife to the said Thomas, did declare and publish and express his last will and testament to be and stand as if the same had been set down in writing in manner and form, or to the true effect, following that it to say. Emprimis he did commend his soul into the most merciful hand of Almighty God and his body to be buried in the church of Elmdon aforesaid, and concerning all his lands, goods and chattels as he then had he willed, disposed and devised them in manner and form or to the effect following, that is to say he gave and devised to Barbara his wife all his household stuff and movables he then had in his then dwelling house in Elmdon aforesaid, half his keep at Chrishall, and four of his horses, and he willed and devised all the profit and commodities of Elmdonbery farm and of the keepness (?) and the commodities to it unto the said Barbara his wife for and during the term of three years next after his decease to the end and intent that during the said term she do keep and bring up Edward Meade his fourth son, and yearly during the said term at the _____ feast the said Barbara of the farm's profit do content and satisfy unto the Lord thereof the rent due out of the same and also yearly during the said term of three years the said Barbara or her assignee do content and pay the yearly annuity or sum of twenty pounds in good and lawful English money unto John Meade his third son at the feasts of the Annunciation of our Lady Saint Mary the virgin and Saint Michael the Archangel by even and equal portions. And from and after the said three years expire he willed and devised the profit and commodities of the said Elmdonberry farm and keepness and commodities to it unto the said Edward Meade his fourth son for and during the natural life of the said Barbara and from and after her death it then the remainder thereof unto the said John Meade for and during the years then to come in the same. And he devised an annuity or yearly rent of seven pounds of good and lawful English money unto the said Barbara for and during her natural life to be yearly issuing and payable out of the quitrents of the manors of Mounteneys and Dagworths in Elmdon aforesaid at the feasts of the Annunciation of our Lady Saint Mary the virgin and Saint Michael the Archangel by even portions to be paid by the hand of Thomas Meade his son and heir, his heirs or assignees. Item he devised also that the messuage wherein he then dwelt in Elmdon and the lands to it called Coyce (?) and the lands that were Streates and Cosins. All the rest of his free lands in the corn fields of Elmdon being no part of the Manor of Mounteneys and Dagworths; the croft called Pillcroft, the profit of the pigeon house at the Bury, half an acre of wood yearly to be taken out of his fellable wood for her fuel, his free land in Chrishall fields and three acres of crop land called Taylors adjoining to the said messuage unto the said Barbara for and during her natural life. And the said Thomas Meade should surrender the said crop hold accordingly. And he expressed he dealt the more liberally with the said Barbara because she should be good to her children and should not trouble her children. And he then willed from and after her death the said messuage and lands called Crories (?) and of the said Chrishall fields should go and remain unto the said John Meade, his heirs and assignees for ever. And that after the death of the said Barbara the said Cosin Streates and the said other lands being in the cornfields of Elmdon after her decease as is aforesaid (Bury Land excepted) should go and remain unto the said Edward Meade, his heirs and assignees for ever. All and every which legacy and bequest disposed unto the said John he expressed for his better maintenance and preferment in study and learning at the Inns of the Court. Item he willed and devised all the profits of all the woods and grounds of the woods and lands in Chrishall, Chisall magna and Chisall parua which he held of the lease or grant of Mr Penruddof (?) unto the said Thomas Meade and unto Richard Meade his second son and to their assignees to the end and intent that with the same they should well and truly content and satisfy and pay unto Martha Meade, Agnes Meade and Mary Meade his daughters the several sums of one hundred pounds of good and lawful English money within one year next after their several marriages or sooner if his said sons should gain it of the wood sales of the said woods. Item he devised and bequeathed the sum of forty pounds of like English money unto Frances Wise the daughter to the said Reginald and wife of Edward Wise to be paid unto her by the said Thomas Meade and Richard Meade out of the rest of the profit of the said _______ woods and grounds. Item he willed and devised unto the said Thomas Meade all the profit and felling of all the wood belonging to the said Manor Dagworths and Mounteneys to the end and intent by the discretion of the said Thomas he do give one part thereof to Frances Wise daughter of the said Edward and Frances Wise, and the rest of that land he do satisfy unto Barbara Meade daughter of the said Thomas Meade toward her better preferment in marriage. Item he gave and bequeathed all his interest he then had of and in the moiety or half part of the said Manor of Dagworths and Mounteneys which he held by leases of Mr Cutter (?) except certain parcels thereof he had devised to the said Barbara his wife for her life and seven acres thereof called Berry garden unto the said Edward Meade and to his assignees for all the years then to come in the same. Item he willed and bequeathed unto the said Richard four of his plough horses and sufficient corn to sow his lands. Item he gave and devised the other moiety or rest of the said Manors of Dagworths and Mounteneys that he had purchased in fee simple (?) and the Manor place S___ and all other edifices thereunto belonging and all the pastures thereunto adjoining lying severally and the said Bury garden to the said Thomas Meade his heirs and assignees for ever. The rest and remainder of all his goods and chattels whatsoever bequeathed or disposed as the aforesaid he gave and devised unto the said Thomas Meade and Richard Meade his sons and did constitute them the said Thomas and Richard his executors of his said last will and testament, requiring and charging them effectually and truly they should perform the same.

      Probatum etcetera

      http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~legends/mead.html#regwill [2]

  • Sources 
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    2. [S11286] "Reginald Meade (1536-1590)", Profile, https://www.geni.com/people/Reginald-Meade/6000000004058527444, retrieved, record.

    3. [S46356] http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/a/c/Buff-Seirup-Bachenheimer/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-1186.html.

    4. [S11287] "Barbara Meade (Aspeland) (1538-1588)", Profile, https://www.geni.com/people/Barbara-Meade/5302352023770030795, retrieve.