Wills (ERO D/ACW10/196 Edw Prentis the elder of Colne Engaine 1624 1626)

.11.1626 (November 1626)

document 3701151

memorandum that in the month of .11.1626 Hen Bird of Salcot Virley in the county of Essex yeoman made and declared his last will and testament or disposition of his goods nuncupative in these words following or the like in effect viz he gave and bequeathed unto the three children of Reynold Clarke his brother in law viz to Ann Mary and Wm Clarke to either of them 20nobles apiece and to the two children of Jn Lucas his brother in law Mary and Eliz 20nobles apiece all the rest and residue of his goods and chattels he gave and bequeathed unto Rich Bird his brother whom he nominated and appointed his sole executor these words were spoken in the presence and hearing of Agnes Bird and the said Rich Bird and others Rich Bird