1622 Will of William Peeke of Avon, Hampshire (proved on 04 Nov 1622)

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

Source: TNA, Prob/11/140

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In the Name of God Amen I
William Peeke of Avon in the Countie of South yeoman sick in body
but of perfect memory blessed be Almightie God Doe make and ordayn
this my last will and testament in manner and forme followinge
that is to saye Imprimis I bequeath my soule into the handes of almightie
God and my bodie to the earth from whence it came, and for my tem-
porall estate ?????? I give to the Church of Sopley twelve pence
Item I give to the poore of the same pishe twelve pence. Item I give to my
lovinge brother Edmond Peeke ten shillinges to make him a gold ringe
in rememberannce of my love to him  All the rest of my goods ???
able and ????outable my will is that it be valued and devided equallye
within sixe monthes after my death betweene my wife and my childre
and my childrens ?t?? thereof to be ymployed to there best profitt
by ???? overseers untill they ????? of full age or be marryed ???
I doe ordaine my welbeloved in Christ Edmond Peeke my brother afore
said and William ?ulse the younger to be my ?? overseers giving eche
of them twelve pence for there paines    /   William Peeke   /
In wittnes whereof wee whose names are hereunder written have hereunto
sett our handes the two and twentith daie of Maye Anno Dm 1622
John Hillyard John Reale als Hellyard Al?e Hopkins

Subsequent text in latin appears to suggest that the will was proved on 04 November 1622.
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