Source: TNA, PROB 11/284
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 The Fyfteenth day of September in the yeare of our Lord god one thousand six hundred Fyfty eight I Agnis Pyke of Over in the County of Cambridge widdowe being aged and weake of body but of perfect minde and memory all praise and thankes bee given to god therefore doe make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in manner and Forme Followeing First I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty god my Creatour who gave it mee And my body to the earth from whence it came And as touching my worldly goodes I dispose of them as Followeth I give and bequeath unto Robert and Zacharie Furley my kinsmen to each of them Five pounds of Currant money of England to bee paid unto them respectively within three months next after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto Frances Robinson widowe my sister the summe of tenn pounds to bee paid unto her within six monthes next after my decease Item I give unto Lawrence Kendricke my Nephew and to Agnis Tynney widowe his sister Five markes a peece to bee paid them respectively within two monthes next after my decease Item I give unto Ann Kendricke and Margarett Kendricke the daughters of William Kendricke my nephew Forty shillings a peece All the rest of my goodes and Chattells unbequeathed my debts paid and Funeralls discharged I give unto William and Frances Kendricke my Nephewes whome I make and ordaine sole executors of this my last will and testament In wittnes whereof I have heereunto sett my hand and seale the day and yeare First above written Agnis Pike her marke Read Sealed and delivered in the presence of us Thomas Yonley William Younger Mosely This will was proved at London before the Judges for probate of Wills the twenty sixth day of November in the yeare of our Lord god one thousand six hundred Fyfty and eight by the oath of William and Francis Kendricke nephewes and ioynt executors To whome administration was Commytted they being First sworne by Commysion well and truely to administer
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