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WILL of Robert WRIGHT of Cove 1596

Hampshire Record Office Ref 1596B/77

Yateley History Project transciption EO38Will



1 In the name of God Amen I Robert Wright of Cove in the p(ar)ishe

2 of yeatelye & Countie of south potter beinge sicke of boodye but of good

3 and p(er)fecte Remembrannce thankes to God doe ordayne & make my

4 Laste will and Testamentt in manner & ffourme followinge ffirste

5 I geve and bequeath my soule to the allmightie God my Creator &

6 Redeemer and my boodye to be buried in the p(ar)ishe churche yarde of

7 yeatlye Item I geve to my mother church of winchester ijd Item I geve

8 to my wiffe alce Wrighte all that my howse and landes sett, Lyeinge

9 and beinge in Cove in the p(ar)ishe of yatelye aforesaide w(i)th all and singular

10 thappttenanncs thereunto belonginge and to hir heyres and assigns for

11 ever Item I geve to fowre children of myne, Richard Wrighte, Robert

12 Wright, alce Wrighte, and Jone Wrighte xs to either of them Item

13 I geve to my yongest sone John Wright twentye shillings, to be paid

14 out of my howse and land when the said John wrighte shall

15 accomplishe the full age of twentye and one yeares. Item I geve to

16 Elyzabeth my wiffes daughter vs of good and lawfull monye of Inglande

17 Item I geve to Richard Edsell my servantt twentye woorkinge boordes

18 a picking stocke for Claye, and the potting wheele that he doth use to worke

19 in furnishede. All my other goods unbequeathed I geve to alce wrighte

20 my wyffe whom I make my sole Executrixe, and she to see my boodye

21 Honestlye broughte into earthe, and to paye my debts, and I doe

22 desyre and appoyntt steven Collier and Richard stevens to be my

23 sup(er)visors of this my laste will & Testamentt,

24 and they to have iijs iiijd for either of there paines In

25 wittnes whereof I have Caused this will to be written the seconde day

26 of June in the xxxviijth yeare of the Raygne of our soveraygne

27 Ladye Elyzabethe, by the Grace of God of Inglande ffrannce and

28 Ireland Queene defenders of the ffaithe &c

29 sealled in the p(re)sencs

30 of Humphrie Ellis

31 Thomas payne sigun de Roberti Wrighte

32 et mei henrici hiller

33 scriptor


Wills and inventories were transcribed in 1982/83 for the Yateley History Project by Don Ridgers, Alison Ridgers, Caroline Powell & Agnes Stephenson under the direction of Dr John Porter


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