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Wills (ERO D/ACW9/148 Margt Manners 1623)

12.7.1623 (Saturday 12 July 1623)

document 3800504

in the name of god amen the 12.7.1623 I Margt Manners of Earls Colne in the county of Essex widow do ordain and make my testament containing therein my last will in manner and form following first I commit my soul into the hands of almighty god who created me and to jesus christ who redeemed me and to the holy ghost who sanctified me and my body to the earth from whence it came to be decently buried by my daughter Thomasine Tadmore imprimis I give to Wm Manners my son 12d of good current money of England to be paid to him seven days after my burial item I give to Jn my son my brass pot to be delivered unto him seven days after my burial and also I give him my best chair a pair of canvas sheets item I give to Peter Manners my son a pair of canvas sheets all my wood in the yard item I give to Margt Manners his eldest daughter my table in the hall item I give to Xian Manners my son a pair of canvas sheets item I give to Eliz Clark my daughter's daughter a flockbed a bolster and a covering item I give to Mary Manners my son Wm's daughter only the biggest kettle item I give to Jn Manners my son Wm's son a honght# item I give to Wm Manners my son Wm Manners son a pot posnet item I give to Peter my son Wm's son my biggest platter
item I give to my daughter Clarke's four children pewter dishes Thos Mary item I give to my daughter Clarke my best petticoat and half my wearing linen item I give to Thomasine my daughter my best gown and my cloak and my carsy# petticoat my best hat item I give to Jn Stimas my daughter Thomasin's son a featherbed with all things thereto belonging item I give to Hen Stimas my kettle and two pillows item I to my son Peter's son's children four pewter dishes to be distributed amongst them all the rest of my goods my debts paid and my body honestly brought to the ground I give to Thomasine Stimas my daughter whom I make my sole and only executrix to this my last will and testament sealed signed and declared in the presence of us Wm Adhams Joan Ward Grace Grene