|Notes for Charles Sr. Hoare|
|It is not known if he was demonstrably related to the Hoar family in Gloucestershire which was entitled to a coat of arms, but his descendant Daniel Hoar of Concord, Massachusetts (1680-1773), has a coat of arms on his tombstone. This is identical with the arms for the Hoar family shown in the Herald's Visitation of Gloucester in 1623. "An eagle double-headed displayed within a border engroined."106|
He first is mentioned in the Gloucester city records in 1588: "To Charles Hoare for hyer of a horse for two days wch Roger Lowe had to Cisseter [Cirencester] when he went to bringe the souldiers towards portingate."
Living on the south side of Gloucester in 1608. He was described in the August 1608 book of all able-bodied men in the county as a Sadler, about 40 years of age, somewhat short in stature. He was suitable for service with a caliver and was already training as a soldier. The book was prepared by John Smythe of Nibley for Lord Berkeley, Lord Lieutenant of the county.
According to George F. Hoar he settled first at Frampton-on-Severn about 10 miles from the city of Gloucester.
His ancestry is not known but there the Hore family is mentioned in Gloucestershire as early as 1170.
His will was dated 29 May 1632.
" In the name of God Amen the nyne and twentieth day of May anno domini 1632, I Charles Hoare the elder of the City of Glouc. Sadler being weake and sicklie in body butt of Good and pfct memorie (thanks be geven to god for the same) doe make and ordeyne this my last Will and Testament in manner and forms followinge, ffirst and principalie I give and bequeath my soule unto Amightie God my creator and maker and unto Jesus Christ his only sonne and my alone Saviour and Redeemer hopinge and trustinge through his merits and bitter passion in full assurance to enjoy and inherit in the kingdom of heaven him everlastingly. And as for my body (being but dust and ashes) I bequeath to the earth from whence it came to be buried at the discretion of my Execuor of my Will hoping for a joyfull resurrection both of my soule and body at the last and generall day. And as concerning my worldly goods and substance wherewith God hath bestowed upon me and blessed me wth I give and dispose in manner and form following. ffirst I give and bequeath to my beloved Wife Margery the use and quiet possession of the house and ymplements wherein I now dwell To have and hold to her for her my said Wife and to my sonne Thomas Hoare therein to dwell use and occupy during her naturall life they payinge the rent due to the City of Glouc & keeping the said howse in all needful and necessary repairs as by the lease thereof I am enjoyned. And after her decease my Will is that my sonne Charles Hoare shall have all my right and interest unto the said howse and lease thereof granted unto me from the said Citty and that he shall renew the said lease in his own name. And alsoe my Will is that the plumpe the noast and the Cisterns, glasse windows wainscot and benches with the tables board in the Hawl and Corner Cupboard and other Cupboards fasting to the house to remayne to him the said Charles his heirs and assigns wth the said house at the decease of my said Wife. Provided that my sonne Charles of his assignes doe pay or cause to be paid unto my sonne Thomas Hoare or his assignes the somme of Tenne pounds of lawful English money within the space of fourteen dayes after he is possed of the howse and ymplements. And if he the said Charles or his assignes shall refuse to pay the same as aforesaid being lawfull demanded Then my Will is that my sonne Thomas shall have the said howse ymplements and lease. Item I give to my said son Thomas fyve silver spones and one silver bowle. Item I give unto my son Charles my silver salt and fyve silver spones wch said plate so to my said twoe sonenes geven my Will is the same shalbe in the use and possession of my said Wife during her life and after her decease to remayne unto them. Item I give to Thomas Hore Margery Hore and John Hore children of my sonne Charles Hoare ffyve pounds between them three. Item I give and bequeath to my said sonne Thomas the lease of my Stable and Garden in Travell Lane wch I hold of the Deane and Chapter. To have and to hold unto him for and duringe the residue of such term in the same lease as shalbe to come at my decease. Item I give unto Charles Hoare and to John Hoare the Children of my son Thomas Hoare the some of fyve pounds between them. Item I give unto Charles Tarne a Saddle furnished. Item I doe hereby appoint my lovinge sonne Charles Hoare to be my Executor of this my last Will and Testam't in trust and not to make any benefit of the Executorshipp to his own use and for the better providinge & maintenance of my saide wife during her natural life my Will is & I doe appointe that my debts if any bee & funerall charges being payed and discharged by my Executor out of my estate yet unbequeathed That all the rest of my goodes chattels Cattle household stuffe & implem'ts of household whatsoever yet unbequeated shalbe ymploid by the appointm't of my Executors to the use benefitt & behoofs of my Wife & my sone Thomas Hoare his heirs & assignes & the benefit thereof to be yearly equally divided between them & soe to remayne at the disposinge of my Execut'r with the advice of my Overseers during the life of my saide Wfe and after her decease my Will is that the sayd estate off my goods & chattels shalbe by my said Execut'r whole conferred upon my sonne Thomas Hoare his heirs and assignes the funerall charges of my wife being discharged first out of it within one month after her decease. And that my Will may be the better pformed my Will & desire is that my said Execut'r shall within six weeks after my decease enter into one bond of Two hundred pounds to the Overseers of this my will and this my Will shalbe pformed by him in all points And if he refuse to enter into such bond my Will is & I doe appoint by sayd Sonne Thomas Hoare to be Execut'r of this my Will. And I doe desire my sonnes in law Mr. Thomas Hill & Mr. Leonard Tarne to be Overseers of this my Will & I give to each of them for their paines to see my Well pform'd a saddle a piece furnished fitt for their use. And in witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seele in the psence of these being witnesses.
The mke of Charles (H) Hoare
The mke of James Tiler
Edgar Hobart106 incorrectly states that he had been the Mayor of the City of Gloucester.
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