Source: TNA, PROB 11/421
Also, if you are a male Pike/Pyke (or you know one) who may be willing to do a genealogical DNA test, then please check out the Pike DNA Project for which I am a volunteer coordinator. There are several Pike/Pyke families that are not yet represented in the project, and for whom participants are wanted.
In the name of God Amen I John Pyke of Northripps in the County of Norff Clerke revoking all former Wills and Testaments by me made Doe make this my last Will and Testament as followesth vizt First I give and bequeath unto my brother Mr Samuel Pike five pounds to be paid unto him within three moneths next after my decease Alsoe I give and bequeath unto Anne my beloved Wife All my goods cattle chattles as well reall as personall bills bonds especialties obligacons leases and all other my goods and chattles whatsoever and wheresoever in or within the Realme of England To hold to her her Heires Executors and Assignes forever And I doe constitute and appoint her the said Anne my Wife sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament desiring her to pay my debts and legacie and to see my body decently brought to the grave In witnesse whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament sett my hand and seale the eleaventh day of November in the yeare of our Lord one thousand six hundred and ninety and in the second yeare of the reigne of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary now King and Queene Queene of England &c John Pyke Signed sealed published and declared by the said John Pyke the Testator for and as his last Will and Testamt in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence have subscribed our names as Witnesses hereunto Elizabeth Moore Elias Norgate Matth Nall Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in Latin and appears to grant admin at London on 1 June 1694] primo die mensis Junii Anno Domini Millimo Sexcemo Nonagemo quarto [to] Anna Pyke Relicta et Executricis
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