Source: TNA, PROB 11/309
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In the name of God Amen the Tenth day of May In the yeare of our Lord One Thousand six hun -dred and Sixtie I Anne Guy of Sutton in the County of Hereford widowe Executrix of the last Will and Testament of John Guy of the Cittie of Bristoll Merchant being perfect and sound in memory butweake in Bodie thankes be therefore given to the Almighty And knowing the uncertaintie of this life Doe make this my last Will and testament as followeth And first and principally I bequeath my Soule to Almightie God my maker and Redeemer And my Bodie to the Earth from whence it Came hoping by the meritts death and passion of my Creato?? Jesus Christ to be received into his kingdome And as for the Worldly Estate that it hath pleased the Lord to bestowe upon mee I give and bequeath the same as followeth Item whereas my said husband was possessed of divers Lands and Tenements in the said City of Bristoll and other plaices adjaicent thereunto amongst which there was one Lease of a Tenement in Broad Streete within the said Cittie sometime in the possessio of Edmond Bolfire for a Terme of yeares yet to Come and unexpired I the said Anne Guy doe devise and bequeath the same unto my sonne William Guy to have hold and enjoy the same immediately from and after my decease for and during the rest and residue of the Terme of yeares therein unexpired and undetermined And alsoe all other my Goods Cattle Chattells Leases plate jewells houshold stuffe and imple -ments of houshold whatsoever from and after the decase of mee the said Anne And I the said Anne Guy doe hereby nominate and appoynte the said William Guy my sonne to be my sole Executor of this my said last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by mee made In Testi -monie whereof I have hereunto putt my hand and Seale the day and yeare first above written Ann Guy her marke sealed and published in the presence of Tho Tokey Robert Bedowes William Bovane marke John Walwyn Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in latin and appears to grant admon to "Gulielimi Guy filii" on "Vicesimo die Mensis Decembris Anno Domini Millesimo sexcentesimo sexagesimo secundo"]
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