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Will of Simon WATTS of Cove, Yateley - 1574

page prepared by Peter Tipton July 2008

Original will in Hampshire Record Office - reference 1574B/178

Wills and inventories were transcribed for the Yateley History Project in 1982/85 by Don Ridgers, Alison Ridgers, Caroline Powell, Agnes Stephenson and Jill Wilbrahim under the direction of Dr John Porter


1 In the name off god ame(n) ye xxvth day off september and in ye yere off oure lorde 1574 I symo(n) wates

2 off Cowef in ye peryshe of yatly Beynge sycke of bodye thankes beto god holle & p(er)fecte off mynde

3 dothe order & make my laste wylle and testament in maner & fowrme folloynge fyrste I be queste my

4 sowelle into ye handes off all myghty god my Creator & Redemer and my bodye to be Beryed in my

5 p(ar)yshe chewrchyard of yatly Itm I geve to ye mother chewrche of wynchester ijd I geve to Rycherd

6 styve(n)s The thyrd parte off all my goods & cateles Item I geve to my dowters sone Johne pen

7 A hecfer off Two yers holde & ye vantage so yt my hover seers shall sey ye governa(n)ce & lettynge of ye same

8 for ye behosse & profyte of ye seyd Johne before named untyll he be off suffycyente adge to Receave yt

9 All ye Ressedue off my goods beynge unbe queste I geve to my Three dowghters home I make

10 myne Executers that ys to sey Elyzebeth Elner & Jone to be devyded to them be Eve(n) porcyo(n)

11 And they to sye my bodye honestly broughte to ye Earthe Allso I wyll & dessyer Johne wates

12 off Cowef & Johne sylvester to be ye supervysers of thys my laste wyll & testamente & they

13 To have for ther paynes vs apyece and ther charges boren in wytnes were of Rycherd

14 dye Rycherd stevens Johne wates & Johne sylvester


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