31 March 1614 Will of John Gyse of Elmore Gloucester, gentleman (proved 24 October 1614)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/124

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In the name of God Amen I John Gyse of Elmore
in the Countye of the Cittie of Glouc gent being sicke in bodye but of good
and PERfect memory Doe make my last will and testament in manner and forme
followinge First I bequeath my soule unto Almightie god my maker hopeinge
stedfastly threwe the merretts and passion of his sonne Christe Jesue onely
to receive remission of my synnes and to inheritt eternall blessednes Item I give
to my brother William Guyse the younger one hundreth poundes I give the use of
fiftie poundes to my sister Havyland dureing her life And after her decease the principall

to my brother William Guyse the younger Item I give to my brother Charles Guyse thirtye poundes
Item I give to my sister Perrye twentye shillings and the reason why I give her noe more is not for
that I love her lesse tehn any of the other but because god hath blessed her husband with soe good
an estate that shee hath lesse neede then the rest All my apparrell my will is shall be distributed
as my Executor shall thinke fitt the greatest parte to my brother And the rest of my goodes in
money and Chattels my debts and Funerall discharged I give to my brother William Guyse thelder
whome I make my Executor In witnes whereof I have heareunto subscribed my name the last
of marche one thowsand sixe hundred and fowerteene Jo: Guyse witnes heareunto John Walcott

Probatum fuit ... Apud London
[... this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 24 October 1614]
vicesimo quarto die mensis Octobris Anno Domini millimo
sexcentesimo decimo quarto 
Willm Guyse senioris Executoris

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