11 December 1667 Will of John Dolling of Cricket Malherbie, Somerset, yeoman (proved 04 May 1668)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/327

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In The name of God Amen
the Eleaventh day of December in the yeare of our Lord God
One Thousand Six Hundred Sixty and Seaven I John Dolling
of Crittkett Mallette yeoman in the County of Somersett being
weake of body But (Thanks be to God of good and perfect memory
Doe make this my last will and Testament in manner and forme
following First I give and bequeath my Soule unto Almighty
God my maker And to Jesus Christ my onely Saviour and
Redeemer by whose death and passion I hope to be saved And
my body to be buried in the Churchyard of Crickett aforesaid
Item I give unto the poore of the said parish Six shillings
Eight pence ^ Item I give unto my now wife Mary All the goods       ^ Item I give to the maintenance
shee brought with her and our Dos?er Bed and our white Rugge          of the Church the sd 6s 8d
And in case my wife Should happen to be with Child at or before
my death I doe give her Child Twenty pounds being in Thomas 
Poimptons hands And unto my sonne John Dolling Forty pounds
and the lease of my ground which I have in Critkett after the
death of my sonne Richard But the said Richard is to enjoy
it as long as he shall happen to live paying my Daughter
Susanna Adams out of the Lease the sume of Forty shillings
yearly during her naturall life And John Dolling my sonne is to pay
the same if he shall enjoy the Lease Item I give to the said John    my sonne
Thirty pounds which money is due to me from John Buffett Item I give to
my sonne John Three children (To witt) Thomas Dorothy and Elizabeth
to each of them Thirteene pounds Six    and Eight  a peece
when they shall accomplish  the age of Twenty one yeare and forthwith
to be imployed for their benefitt Item I give to William Adams my sonne
in Law Two bonds of Thirty pounds which money is owed by Cohn Chic??
Item I give to William Adams and John Adams sonnes of my daughter
Susanna Three score pounds to be equally devided betwixt them when they
shall accomplish the age of Twenty one yeares whereof Forty pounds is
forthwith to be imployed for their benefitt And my daughter Susanna is to
have the benefitt of the other Twenty pounds during the said Terme And
I doe appoint my Executor To pay over the Hundred pounds which I have
given to my Grandchildren forthwith To those that I doe here appoint
to be my overseers in Trust of this my last will and Testament and
their acquittances shalbe his discharge Item I give to John Dolling

Richard Dolling and Susanna Adams my sonnes and Daughter
         all my Houshould goods to be devided equally betweene them
Item I give Twenty shillings to buy Gloves for Mr John Turner John
Hutchings Thomas Dunster and Mr Peter Ellett whom I doe nominate and
appoint to be my Trustees for these my Grandchildren and to see this my
will fulfilled All the rest of my goods and Chattells not given nor
bequeathed my debts paid Legacies performed and funerall discharged I
give and bequeath unto Richard Dolling my sonne whom I doe nominate
and appoint to be my Executor of this my last will and Testament in
Witnes my hand and seale  The marke of John Dolling  The inter
lining of the 13 line and nyneteen Line was done before sealing ^ William        ^ John Turner
Browne the marke of Anne Browne The marke of Katherine Turner

Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in latin and appears to
grant admon to "Richardi Dolling filii" on 
"Quarto die Mensis May Anno Domini Millimo Sexcentesimo Sexagesimo Octavo"]

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