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In dei nomine Amen Anno dni 1586 I Andrewe Cotrell sicke in body but of good and perfect memory thanks unto almighty god doe make this my last will and testament in manner and fourme followinge First I commend my sowle to thands of almighty god my creatour and to Jesus Christe my redeemer and to the holie goste my sanctifier and presrvor hopinge in the merites of Jhesus Chryste the sonne of god to be redeemed from all my sinns and my bodie which is the house of my sowle to bee buried according to cristian buriall Item I geve and bequeath unto my brother Peter Cotterell six poundes thirteene shillinges foure pence Item I give & bequeath unto my sister Elinor six poundes thirteene shillinges foure pence Item I geve and bequeathe unto my sister Jelian six poundes thirteene shillinges foure pence Item I geve and bequeathe unto Margery Cotterell my cozen the daughter to my brother Keneline Cockerell in her marriae six pounds thirteen shillinges foure pence Item I give and bequeathe unto my brother Keneline Cotterell my best blacke cloake and in money six pounds thirtene shillings fource pence Item I give and bequeath to my brother John Cotterell tenne pounds and all the reste of my wearing apparrell yet unbequeathed Item I give and bequeath unto the poore of Bristoll at the discretion of my overseer wth twenty gownes in manner and fourme following that is to say fourtie shillinges to the poore of the parishe of Redcliffe Item to the poore of the PARishe of temple fourtie shillinges Item to the poore of sainte Leonardes PARish fourty shillinges Item to the poore of the PARishe where I am buried xl s Item to the poore of thalmes house of Saint Thomas twentie shillinges Item to the poore of thalmes house of Sainte mighells twentie shillinges Item I give and bequeth unto my mother in lawe Mrs Higgins a clothe gowne Item I give and bequeathe unto George Wilkins a cloke of clothe Item to my srvannt Thomas Badnedge a coate of clothe Item to my other srvanntes a coate a piece of lowe cotten Item I give and bequeath all my other goods moveable and unmoveable together with all my debtes to me belonginge that ar note yett given nore bequeathed unto Judeth Cotterell my wieff whome I doe make my whole Executrix of this my will and testament Item I doe appointe to be my overssers Mozes Crowe of Tintarne gent and my brother Keneline Cotterell of Tewxbury and for their paines I give them tenne shillinges a piece PER me Andrew Cottrell For witnes Thomas Melyns Thomas Riders marke PER me Richmm yee?? ????? s?r??? Probatum fuit ... apud London ... [this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 18 February 1586] decimo octavo die mensis Februarii Anno Domini ... ... Anglicane millesimo quingentesimo octogesimo sexto [to] Thome Redman notarii publici procuris Judithe relce et executrics
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