Source: TNA, PROB 11/366
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In the name of God Amen the eighteenth Day of March in the Three and Thirtyeth yeare of the reigne of our sovereigne Lord King Charles the second &c Annoq Dni One thousand six hundred and eighty I Thomas Young of the Towne and County of Poole Marriner being sick in Body but of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God And calling to remembrance the uncertaine estate of this transitory life and that all flesh must yeild unto death when it shall please God to call Doe make institute ordaine and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following Revokeing and annulling by these presents all and every Testament and Testaments will and wills heretofore by me made and declared either by word or writing and this to be taken only for my last Will and Testament and none other And first being penitent and sorry from the bottom of my heart for my sinnes past most humbly desiring forgivenesse of the same I give and comit my soule unto Almighty God my saviour and redeemer in whom and by the merrits of Jesus Christ I trust and beleive assuredly to be saved and to have full remission and forgive- -nesse of all my Sinnes and that my soule with my Body at the generall Day of resurrection shall rise againe with joy And through the merrits of Christs death and passion possesse and inherrit the Kingdome of Heaven prepared for his elect and chosen and my Body to be buryed amongst my relations in such decent and Christian manner as my Executors hereunder named shall think fit And now for the setling of my temporall Estate and such goods Chattells and Debts as it hath pleased God farr above my deserts to bestow upon me I doe order give and dispose the same in manner and forme following that is to say First I will that all those Debts and Duties as I owe in right or conscience to any manner of person or persons whatsoever shall be well and truly contented and paid or ordained to be paid within convenient time after my decease by my Executors here after named Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth Christin the sume of Thirty pounds Item I give and bequeath unto my Sonne Thomas Young my One third part of the shipp William and Thomas of Poole as shee is now sett to Sea for to make a fishing Voyage in the NewfoundLand Item I doe give and bequeath unto my Daughter Joane Young One hundred pounds sterling Item I doe give and bequeath unto my grandsonn John Durell Sone of David Durell deceased Forty shillings Item I doe give and bequeath all the rest of my Estate Dwelling House and Sellers Goods Chattels and Debts unto my beloved Wife Anne Young and unto my sonne Aron Young for ever to be equally divided between them and I doe hereby make and ordaine my beloved Wife Anne Young and my sonne Aron Young to be my Joynt and sole Executor and Executrix of this my last Will Will and Testament hereby enjoyning my said Wife and Sonne Aron Executor and Executrix above named equally between them to pay and discharge all my Debts Legacies and funerall expences And lastly I doe hereby ordaine nominate appoint and desire my trusty and beloved Friends Shadrack Beall of the Towne and county of Poole Marriner and Moses Durell? of the said Town and County of Poole Merchant to be my Executors in trust for the Executor above named till hee shall come of age and that they will be alsoe Overseers to take care and see that this my Will shall be well and truly observed performed and fulfilled in every respect according to the true intent and meaning of these presents And it is my Will and desire that every Legacy herein menconed that is to say the money bequeathed to my two Daughters above named and my Grandchild John Durell above named shall be paid as followeth that is to say the Thirty pounds bequeathed unto my Daughter Elizabeth Christin shall be paid unto her in Three Monthes after my decease and the Hundred pounds bequeathed unto my Daughter Joane Young to be paid unto her when shee shall come of age or on the Day of marryage if shee shall happen to marry before And the Forty shillings bequeathed unto my Grandchild John Durell to be paid when hee shall come of age And if it shall happen that either of them shall happen to dye before the time of payment in and by this my Will limited Then in such case what I have bequeathed to such of them soe deceasing shall be and remaine to be equally divided between the survivors of them the said Elizabeth Christin Thomas Young Joane Young and John Durell or any or either of them And alsoe if my Executor Aron Young shall dye before he come of the age of Sixteen yeares That then his part of my Estate now bequeathed unto him shall be and remaine equally to be divided between my Children Elizabeth Christin Thomas Young Joane Young and my Grandchild John Durell or the Survivor of them or either of them And I doe hereby intreate my above named good Friends Mr Shadrach Beall and Mr Moses Durell Jnr take care and improve my said money bequeathed as above said to the best and safest Wayes they can for the benefit of the persons to whom it is bequeathed untill the payment thereof and to pay and allow themselves reasonable satisfacon for all their care paines and trouble in the premisses And now into the hands ?? most mercifull Father I commit my spirrit In witnesse whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the Day and yeare above Written Tho Young Signed sealed and delivered published and declared by the above named Testator These presents to be his last Will and Testament in prsence of John Petly Stephen Barfoote Moses Durell Jnr Memorandum the words rased out in the seaven and Twenty??? and One and Thirtyeth Lynes of this Testament were soe rased out before signing and sealing alsoe the words for ever in the Two and twentyeth Lines and dwelling House in the one and Twentyeth Line interlined and sellers ???? John Pelly stephen Barfoot Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 28 May 1681] Vicesimo octavo Die mensis May Anno Domini Millimo sexcesimo Octoemo primo [to] Anna Young Relea
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