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In the name of god amen The xi th Daye of August in the yere of or Lorde god 1562 and in the fowerth yere of or soveraigne Ladie Elizabeth by the grace of god of Engalnde Frannce and Irelande Quene deffendor of the faith &c I John Haggatte of Wells in the Countie of Somerset being sick of boddie yet parfecte of memory make this my laste will and testamente in manner and forme followinge Firste I bequeath my soule to almightie god my savior and redemer and my boddie to be buried in the parrish churche of Wells Item I doe give to the same churche towards the reperacons therof fortie shillings Item I doe give to the poore people three poundes Item I give to the mr and como- nalties of the towne of Wells the some of fortie pounds of currant monney to be ordered and disposed in all manner and forme as mr Doctor Cretings monney was or is except the mr of the towne to have noe lone of my parte thereof The saide some of fortie pondes to be delivered by my executrix at the feaste of Sainte Michaell tharcheangell Whiche shalbe in the yere of or Lorde God 1564 Item I give to my brother Bartholmew Haggatt all my righte tightle and interest which I have or oughte to have of and in the revercon of mother Pl??les house and apPURtenncs to the same house belonging in the parrish of Wells and in the saide Countie of Somrst And the contynce therof to be made by my trustie frende mr Geffrey Upton Item I give to my saide brother Bartholmewe Haggat all my righte tightle and interest of one close being parcell of ye Marres lyeing in the Wester syde of Clements Close and in the saide parrish of Wells conteyning by estimacon viii or x Acres of meddowe with all suche yeres as I have yet to come in the saide Close Item I give to my mother Isabell Haggatt iiii l of lawfull money of englande to be payed her yerely viz every quarter xx s during the terme of xx tie yeres yf she doe soe longe live to be assured and taken out of my close of meddowe called Culuteclose in Wells afore saide Item I give and bequeath unto Mary Haggatt and Martha Haggatt and every of them daughters to my saide brother Bartholmew the some of ??xx l of lawfull monney of England which some of fortie poundes my executrix underwritten shall within six yeres after my deathe deliver or cause to be delivered to the master of the towne of Wells and Burgeses of ye same to thuse of the saide Marye and Martha And the saide master and burgeses to be bonde for the paymente thereof at theire age of xviii yeres or be married And yf yt happen either of them to die before the saide age or marriage thother then living to enioye the whole fortie poundes And yf it happen both the saide children to decease before the saide mariage or age Then my will ys the same somme to remayne to my brother Bartholmew And yf my saide brother doe also die within the tyme before speciffied than I give and bequeth the saide some of fortie poundes to the master and comonaltie of the towne of Wells aforesaide Item I give and bequeath to Cicele my Wief all my righte tightle and interest which I have yet to come of and in the personage of Est pennarde within the Countie of Somerst And all my termes of yeres yet to come in the same yf she soe longe live And after her decease my will ys the same leace to remayne to Willm Wigmore my sonne in lawe And the same leace to remayne in the custodie of the chamber of Bristowe during the naturall lyef of the said Cecillie my Wief Item I give to Polidore and Willm my sonnes in lawe all my wearing apparrell equally to be devided betwixt them except hereafter excepted and one scarlet gowne excepted Item I give to my mother in lawe mrs Chester of Bristow one wretched Jemowe of golde Item I give to my brother in lawe John Peeks nowe maior of Bristowe one Sorrell nagge Item I give to Walter Peeks of Bristowe my seconde gowne ???ded with velvet Item I give to Jeffrey Upton gentleman one portegew of golde It I give to his wief my hoope rings of golde Item I give to mr Rodney A Ringe of golde wth A deathes hed in the stone Item I give to Sr Thomas Hooper one pece of golde of ? xxx s Item I give to Robarte Watkins my russet gowne and one yonge grey mare Item I give to Robarte Shepparde my blacke gowne Item I give to every of my servnts besides theire wages ? x s Item I give and bequeath to John Thomas srvnte to mr Peeks in Bristoll When his yeres of prentisshipp be expired the some of tenne poundes of currante monney Item I give to John Bulman the sonne of Cutberd Bulman ? vi l xiii s iiii d to be payed in manner and forme following viz ? iii l vi s viii d And at the feaste of Sainte Michaell Tharcheangell next after my death And thother ? iii l vi s viii d at the feaste of Sainte Michaell tharcheangell then next after thother Feaste Item I give to Augustyne Bulman my morning gowne The residue of all my goods not given nor bequeathed I doe give and bequeath to Cicele my Wief whome I ordayne and make to be my whole executrix to see this my laste will and testament PERformed Also I doe make my Overseers my trustie frendes Geffrey Uptonne gentleman and Thomas Hooper clerke one of the vicars of the cathedrall churche of Wells In Witnes that this is my very laste will and true testamente y??? mr Richarde Sheparde vicar of Sainte Cutberds in Wells Sr Thomas Hooper aforesaide Mr Geffrey Upton mr George Rodney Esquire my brother Bartholmew Haggat my Cosen John Bowcher of Marke Willm Watsonne of Compton Epi Thomas Batten and others Probatum fuit ... apud London ... [this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 27 January 1562] Vicesimo septimo Die mensis Januarii Anno Domini millimo Quingentesimo sexagesimo Secundo [to] Cicelie Relicte et Executrics
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