23 April 1724 Will of John Wise of Poole (proved 12 December 1732)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/655

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I John Wise of the Town and County of Poole
Mariner being in health of Body and of Sound and perfect memory
thanks be therefore rendred to Almighty God Nevertheless considering
the uncertainty of time and the Certainty of Mortality Do make and
Ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say Principally and
first of all I recommend my Soul into the hands of God who gave 
it and my Body to the Dust And as touching such Worldly Estate
wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life after my debts
and Funeral Expences are all paid and discharged I give Devise and
Dispose of the same in manner and Form following Vizt Imprimis I
give devise and bequeath unto my loving Wife Mary Wise All and
Singular my Lands Dwellings houses Messuages Tenements Outhouses

with their and every of their members and appurtences to them or any or
either of them belonging set lying or being within the Town and 
County of Poole aforesaid or elsewhere for and during the term of her
natural life Provided She shall during that term remain a Widow 
together with all and Singular my ready money Plate houshold Goods
Ship Sloop and all and Singular other my Estate both moveable and
unmoveable that do appertain to me in this World but in case She doe
after my decease take unto her another Husband then I do hereby give
and devise all my said Lands houses Messuages Tenements members
and appurtences together with all and Singular my moneys plate
Household Goods Ship Sloop and all other things that belongeth to me
(or did before my decease belong to me equally between my Son and
Daughter that is to Say Thomas Wise and Elizabeth Wise And I doe
hereby Devise and confirme all and Singular my said Lands Houses
Messuages Tenements Outhouses and their and every of their members
and appurtenances whatsoever unto my said Son Thomas Wise and to
my said Daughter Elizabeth Wise and to the heires of their Bodys
lawfully begotten or to be begotten for ever from and Imediately after
my said Wifes decease or day of Marriage which shall first happen
together with all my moneys Houshold Goods Plate Sloop and other
things as aforesaid to be equally divided and parted between them
Item In Case either of my said Children should happen to dye without
Issue the my Will is that his or her part of my said Lands Messuages
and Outhouses with the Appurtences thereto belonging be Confirmed
and redound to the Survivor of them and to the heirs of such Childs body
for ever Item I do hereby make and ordain my said Wife Mary Wise my
whole and Sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament and I doe
hereby revoke disannull and make utterly Void frustrate and of none
Effect all other Wills by me made and do ratify and confirm this and
no other to stand and be taken as my last Will and Testament In Witness
whereof I the said John Wise hath hereunto set my hand and Seal the
three and twentyeth day of April in the year of our Lord Christ 1724
John Wise  Signed Sealed Published Pronounced and declared by me
the Testator as my last Will and Testament in the presence of us Isaac
Wentner  N. perce  Jere: Colborne

Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in Latin and appears to grand
admin at London on 12 December 1732]
Duodecimo die mensis Decembris Anno Domini Millesimo Septimmo
tricesimo Secundo
[to] Maria Wise Vidua Relicta et Executricis

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