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Wills (ERO D/ACW3/210 Hen Pullen of Colne Engaine 1597)

13.12.1597 (Thursday 13 December 1597)

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in the name of god amen the 13.12.1597 Hen Pullen of Colne Engaine in the county of Essex being sick in body but of perfect mind and remembrance thanks be unto almighty god do ordain and make this my last will and testament in manner and form following first I bequeath my soul to almighty god and my body to be buried in the churchyard of Earls Colne item I do give and bequeath unto Margt my wife all that my customary croft of land called Sixepence lying in White Colne during her natural life and after her decease I will the said croft of land called Sixepence to Jane Clarke and to her heirs forever item I will and bequeath unto Mary Edis my daughter all that my lease of Earls Colne mill called Colneford Mill except and reserve one peck of wheat which I have covenanted with Wm Clarke my son in law to be weekly paid during his lease which peck of wheat I give unto Margt my wife during the said time it is to be paid item I give and bequeath unto Margt my wife all that my customary croft of land called Hassetts and lying in Colne Engaine with the appurtenances to her and her heirs forever item I will and bequeath unto the said Margt my wife all the rest of my movable goods unbequeathed to pay my debts and to see my body decently buried which Margt my wife I do make executrix of this my last will and testament and my well beloved friend Wm Barnard my supervisor to see the same performed according to the true meaning thereof and I give unto the said Wm Barnard for his pains 3s4d and his ordinary expenses in witness whereof I have put my hand and seal the day and year first above written mark Hen Pullen sealed signed and delivered in the presence of us Wm Adhams clerk Jn Pullen mark Jn King (may be Jn King) Wm Fynch (may be Wm Fynch)