Source: TNA, PROB 11/33
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In the name of god Amen The xxxi daye of July in the yere of our Lorde god a Thousande fyve hundreth and fiftie In the yere of the Reigne of our soveraigne lorde kinge Edward the Sixt the fourth I Roger wygmour gentlman in the Citie of Bristow being PERfytt in the faithe of Jhesus Christe I will and bequeathe to my sonne william Wygmoure and to my daughter Mary wygmour an hundreth poundes the whiche Sir william harbart is award to me The whiche hundreth poundes to be had in use of my wyfe till they come to lawfull aige or the daye of their mariage to be at the discretion of their mother I bequeathe to foure of my wyffes Children Polidorius hillaker willm hillaker Joana hillaker and Elleyn hillaker to every one of them Twentie pounds to be delyvered to them by their naturall mother at the daye of their mariage or ells when god shall give them grace to come to the years of discretion I will that twentie Sermons be made to the prayse of god by Mr Guilliame and Mr Dowglas Tenn to be made in my PARishe churche of seynt marys by the foresid Mr guilliam And thother ten to be made by Mr Dowglas where he shall think expedient by thadvyse of my brother And for the Twentie Sermons I will my wyf ????? geve Twentie nobles to the foresaid preachers I bequeath to the poore of sayne katheryne ?????? tenne busshells of Corne And also tothe poor of newgate othe tenn? busshells of corne to be taken of my ferme of seynt George I will and bequeathe to my welbeloved wyfe Cecilie wigmor whome I ordeyne and make my sole Executrix All my goodes moveable and unmoveable And my bodie to be honestlye buried at her discretion in my parishe churche I bequeathe to my Servnte Thomas Morgan fivenene shillings I give to my loving and naturall brother Richard wygmoure my graye gelding that I bought of mathewe ley This is my last will and testament made by me Roger wygmoure before this wytnes John Peks thelder walter Pekes Thomas Guylliam preacher with others the daye and yere above wrytten by me John Dowglas Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 16 December 1550] xvi die mensis Decembris Anno dni millmo quagentesimo quinquagesimo
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