Wills (PROB11/117/404v Jas Potter of Earls Colne 1604/5 1611)

28.1.1605 (Monday 28 January 1605)

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in the name of god amen the 28.1.1605 I Jas Potter of Earls Colne in the county of Essex and diocese of London sick in body but of perfect remembrance thanks be to god do ordain and make this my last will first I bequeath my soul unto almighty god my body to be buried in the christian burial where it shall please god to call me I give and bequeath my house in Halstead to my sister Joan Potter and her heirs item I give all my goods my debts paid unto my brothers Jn Potter the elder Wm Potter Jeff Potter Robt Potter and Jn Potter the younger and unto my sister Joan Potter to be equally divided amongst them and I do ordain Jn Potter sen and Jeff Potter executors unto this my will to see the same performed according to my meaning in witness whereof I have set my hand and seal the day and year above named in the presence of Jn Parkinson Hugh Potter Jeff Potter these words her heirs was interlined before the delivery hereof