Wills (ERO D/ACW5/264 Jn Brewer 1612)

31.5.1612 (Sunday 31 May 1612)

document 3500477

in the name of god amen the 31.5.1612 I Jn Brewer of Earls Colne being sick in body but of good and perfect remembrance thanks be unto god I do make and ordain 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 according to the discretion of my wife and other of my friends item I will give and bequeath to Hellen my wife all my goods cattle and chattels and implements of household stuff whatsoever which I have now within the parish of Earls Colne or elsewhere wheresoever of whatsoever they be upon this condition that my said wife shall bring up my children and use her best endeavours to satisfy my debts and I do make and ordain my said wife sole executrix of this my will and testament in witness whereof I the said Jn Brewer have hereunto set my hand the day and year first above mentioned these being witness to this my will and testament Edw Cressener Thos Aylett Wm Catte mark Jn Brewer