Will of Sir Simon Archer of Warwick knight, bequeathing to his son Thomas Archer all his property, including all chattels real and personal, and bequeathing £5 each to the children of his sons Humphrey, now deceased, and the said Thomas, 20s. to his other grandchildren, £20 to the poor of Tanworth to be paid within 12 months and 20s. each to the servants with him at his death. His said son Thomas appointed executor. Signed Simon Archer. Dated 21 December 1661. Witnesses, endorsed: John Fetherston, Henry Smith, James Cooke, John Weale, Robert Milward. Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in. English, parchment, 14.875 x 14.5 ins.