11 June 1613 Will of John Pyke of Titcombe, Wiltshire (proved 8 October 1613)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/122

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In dei nomine Amen in the yere of oure Lord god one
thowsand sixe hundred and thirteene and the Eleaventh daye of June I John Pyke
of the parishe of Titcombe in the Countie of Wiltes beyng sicke in bodye but PERfect
in mynde Do make my last will and testament in manner and forme folowinge 
First and principally I bequeathe my soule unto Almightie god my maker and
Redemer and my bodye to be buryed in my parishe churche or churcheyard of
Tytcombe Imprimis I give unto my parishe church of Titcombe twelve pence I give
unto my godsonne John Pyke the sonne of William Pyke sixe poundes Item I give
unto Elizabeth Pyke twentie shillinges I give unto Robert Pyke twentie shillinges
I give unto Millicent Pyke twentie shillinges I give unto Briget Pyke twentie
shillinges I give unto Alice Pyke twentie shillinges I give unto Thomas Pyke
twentie shillinges I give unto the aforesayed Elizabeth Pyke y best Bedsteed after
the Decease of my wife I give unto Millicent Pyke my Chest which I broughte 
from Marten after the decease of my Wife I give unto my kynnesman Robert Pyke
my greate table bourd after the decease of my Wife I give unto my godsonne John
Pyke my tableboard which usually standeth in the hall I give unto my brother in lawes
Sonnes my kynessmen To my godson John Barnes eight poundes I give unto
Robert Barnes twentie shillinges And I give unto my kynnesman William Barnes
Twentie shillinges which will be due unto me in John Barnes his handes at Michas
next I give unto fower poore widowes that is to saye To Agnes Bacon twoe 
shillinges sixe pence To Johane Walter twoe shillinges sixe pence To Margaret
Pollington twoe shillinges six pence And to Ellen Chadsey twoe shillings sixe pence
I give unto my godchildren sixe pence a peece all in generall And I do make my wife
Agnes my whole executrix of all my goodes moveable and unmoveable unbequeathed 
I give unto my Wyves kynneswoman Agnes Browne twentie shillinges witnesseth
hereunto John Griffith Minister  I John Pyke to confesse that this is my last will
John Unice

Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate on 8 October 1613]
Octavo
die mensis Octobris Anno Domini millesimo sexcentesimo decimo tertio
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