14 April 1650 Will of Richard Picke of Wilcott, Wiltshire (proved 14 August 1650)

The original will can be obtained online from The National Archives.

Source: TNA, PROB 11/213

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In the name of God Amen
I Richard Picke of Wilcott in the County of Wilts yeoman being sick of body but of
god and perfect minde and memory God be praised for it Doe make my last will
and testament in manner and forme following the fourteenth day of Aprill Anno
Dni 1650 Imprimis I bequeath my soule into the hande of Almighty god that gave it
me and my body to the earth from whence it came to be decently buried in the
Church yard of Wilcott Item I give to my wife Nedola Picke all her goods shee had
before I married her Item I give to Richard May my great Pott Item I give to Edith
May my bedd and all things belonging thereto Item I give to Bridgett May my chest
and one brasse pan Item I give to John May my little pott Item I give to Will May
my kittell Item I give to my wife five and twenty shillings which Thomas Mallenton
oweth me Item I give to Richard Morrant my great Whicke Item I give Richard
Morrant my great Skillett which my daugther Rose have ^ Item I give to Robarte			^ It I give to Bridgett May my
Ifes Children six and forty shillings to be equally devided amongst them which hee		  spice morter It I give ????ard
												  May my furnace and
												  br?????????????? my daughter
												  Rose have


oweth unto me Item I give to Rose Ives one shilling Item I give to Thomas Morrants
Children eleven pounde stock equally to be devided amongst them and he is to pay them
at sixteene yeares of age which stocke remaineth in his owne hande Item  Thomas
Morrant is to pay my Landlord forty shillings Item I give to Thomas Morrants wife
one shilling Item I make my daughter Bridgett May my sole and whole Executrix of
all other my goods moveable and unmoveable Item I give to William May my rent due
unto me which is five and twenty shillings Finaly I make my kinseman Charles Cheater
and Henry Cheater my Overseers of this my last will and testament And I doe give
them twelve pence apeece and my Executrix is to pay them three dayes after my decease
And in wittnes whereof that this is my last will and testament I have hereunto sett my
hand the fourteenth day of Aprill Anno Dni 1650 Richard Picke his marke wittnes
Robert Hitchcocke sign Henrici Cheater Charles Cheater Oversers

Probatum fuit Testamentum [this paragraph continues in Latin and grants probate at London
on 14 August 1650]
Decimo quarto die mensis Augusti Anno Dni Millimo sexcentesimo quinquagesimo
[to] 
Bridgitee May filia dict Defunct et Executricis


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