Sir John Fastolf Leaves His Goods

Sir John Fastolf of Caister Castle wrote this document to explain what should happen to his 'goods and chattels' - all the things he owned or owed - when he died. Move your mouse (or finger for touch devices) over the image to see a magnified view.

The original document is kept at the Norfolk Record Office, at the Archive Centre in Norwich, and it is available for viewing there. The reference number is Phi 612/3.

Can you recognise any letters from John Fastolf's clerk's handwriting?

Can you recognise any words?

If you are working on this at school, your teacher will be able to give you a sheet on which you can write some of your ideas.