2 April 1657 Will of Mary Cutts of Gloucester, Gloucestershire (proved 9 February 1657)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/273

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In the name of God Amen
The Second of Aprill in the yeare of our Lord God one Thousand
Six hundred Fifty and Seaven I Mary Cutts of the City of Gloucester
widdowe beinge (thanks be given to God) in reasonable good health of body
and of perfect minde and memory, Doe make and ordaine this my
last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge (That is to
say) First I Commend my Soule into the handes of Allmighty God
my Creator hopeinge assuredly in his mercies and in the meritts of his
only Sonne and my alone Saviour Christ Jesus to be made partaker
of life everlastinge And my body to be buried in christian buryall 
Item I give and bequeath my Sonne John Cutts my Dyamond Ring
and my weddinge ring with my bed and all that belonges to it Item
I give and bequeath to my grandsonne Charles Cutts Tenn poundes Item
I give and bequeath to my grandsonne Walsingham Cutts Tenn poundes
my funeralls discharged Item I give and bequeath to all my Sonnes all
my personall estate equally to be devided betweene them Item I give and 
bequeath to my deare Sister Mrs Elizabeth Ayleway Fortye shillings to buy

her a Ring And I doe Constitute ordaine and make my said Sister Mrs
Elizabeth Ayleway Sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament
Whereunto I have put my hand and Seale  Mary Cutts Sealed in the
presence of Alice Freland the marke of Anne Marden Jo: Kinge

This will was proved at London the ninth day of the
moneth of February in the yeare of our Lord God accordinge to the
Computacon of the Church of England one Thousand Six hundred Fiftie
and Seaven before the Judges for probat of wills and grantinge administra-
tions lawfully authorized by the oath of Elizabeth Ayleway the Sister of the
Said deceased and Sole executrix named in the Said will To whom
was committed administracon of all and Singular the goods Chattles
and debtes of the Said deceased Shee the said Elizabeth beinge first
sworne in due forme of Lawe by vertue of a Commission will and truly to
Administer the same

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