5 June 1618 Will of John Pike of Plymouth, merchant (proved 31 July 1621)

Source: TNA, PROB 11/137
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In the name of God I John Pike of Plimouthe Marchant beinge 
in health and perfitt memory praysed be God Doe make this my laste will and testamt
in manner followinge First I bequeath my soule unto God my Creator assured of my salva
con by the deathe of Jesus Christ my saviour and Redeemer and my bodie to the earthe &c
Item I give and bequeathe unto the pore people of St Johns parish in Jersey in mony
Fortie shillings Item I give to the poore people of the Borowe of Plythe in mony Forty
shillings Item I give unto my brother Edward Pike in money Five pounds Item I give
unto my brother Edwards Children nowe living in money Sixe pounds a peece to each one
Item I give unto my brother John Pike in money Five powndes and to his sonne nowe
living I give in money Sixe powndes Item I give unto my brother in lawe John Gales
Children nowe livinge in money Fortye shillings Item I give unto my Godchild Micheall
Wooldredge the sonne of Thomas Wooldredge of Plythe in money Fortie shillings Item I 
give unto my Godchilde William Elford the sonne of Jno Elford in money twentie shillings
Item I give unto my Godchild Michell the Duchmans sonne Tenn shillings Item I give
unto my godchilde Peter Stephens the sonne of Jacob Stephins of Plimothe and to
his heires executors and Administrators all the estate Right title interest and terme
of yeares wch I have or of right ought to have in and unto the Gardens and messuages 
in the L??? lane nowe in the tenure and occupacon of my self and William Ne???s
after the decease of Joane Sparke Item I give unto M??ses Goodier Twentie
shillings to make him a ringe Item I give unto each of his Children nowe livinge
Twentie shillings a peece Item I give unto John White twentie shillings to make him
a Ringe Item I give unto Dorothie the daughter of John White in money Sixe pounds
Item I give unto my Gossepp Jacob Stephins in money Twentie pownds Item I make
and ordain Elizabeth my wife my full and sole Executrix and Thomas Woolredge of 
Plythe and John Lawrey of Stonehowse my Overseers And I doe give ???? of
them tenn shillings a peece and this to be my laste will and testamt all former 
wills to be voyde Wittnes my hand and seale the 5th Daye of June 1618 John Pike
PRE Wm Predys PRE Thomas Butcher Tho Reynardson Signum ???? Elizabethe
Pike relicte et executricis testatemti ?????? Johannis Pike

Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 31 July 1621]
ultimo die mensis Julii
Anno Domini Millesimo sexcentesimo vicesimo primo
Elizabethe pike 
relicte dicti defuncti et executricis

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