Wills (ERO D/ACW8/256 Frances Potts 1620 1620)

19.6.1620 (Monday 19 June 1620)

document 3601498

in the name of god amen the 19.6.1620 I Fran Potts of Earls Colne in the county of Essex widow being sick in body but yet in good and perfect remembrance I do thank god therefore do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following first I surrender my soul into the hands of almighty god my only saviour and redeemer by whose bloodshedding upon the cross I do steadfastly hope to have remission of all my sins my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried according to my degree item I do give unto Edw Cressener the son of Edw Cressener of Earls Colne one gold hoop ring and to Mary Cressener daughter of the said Edw an angel of gold all the rest and residue of my goods debts and chattels whatsoever my funeral charges paid and discharged I do give unto the said Edw Cressener father of the said Edw whom I do ordain and make sole executor of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal the day and year above written in the presence of the persons hereunder written sealed subscribed and acknowledged in the presence of Simon Ive scriptor mark Jn Sillitoe (may be Jn Sillitoe) mark Fran Potts