Will of Walter Cheynie

HRO: 1601B15/1

single sheet (25 March)

...Item I geve to William Wiggthorppe my Sisters sonne v li. of lawefull monie and my virginalles and bookes,...


  • Glossed Terms
    • virginalles n usually a keyed musical instrument with plural form refering to one instrument, but here possibly the keyboard(s) to an organ (?); virginalls; virginialls
  • Document Description

    Record title: Will of Walter Cheynie
    Repository: HRO
    Shelfmark: 1601B15/1
    Repository location: Winchester

    Walter Cheynie was a singingman of Winchester Cathedral. The will was proved 28 November 1601; the probate copy is in Latin. See the 1601 Probate Inventory of Walter Cheynie.

    25 March 1598; English; paper; single sheet; 245mm x 390mm.

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