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The Will of Nicholas Trewbodye, dated 29 May 1568

In the name of god Amen the xxixth day of May in the yer of owr lorde god 1568 I Nicholas TREWBODYE of the pyshe of Lanlyvrye beyng of pfet mynde but sycke of bodye do make my wyll and testament in manr and forme folowyng fryst I comende my sowle to allmyghte god and my body to be buryed in the churche of Lanlyvry affore said
Itm I geve and bequethe unto my dawhter Constance xxte marke of good Englyshe money (1 mark = £0:13:4) at the day of her marriage
Itm I geve and bequethe unto my dawhter Elizabth xxte marke of good Englyshe money at the day of her marryage
Itm I geve to the poore mens Boye ijs (2 shillings)
Itm I geve and bequethe unto Mr VICKER of Lanlyvrye for tythes forgotten ijs
Itm I geve and bequethe unto Peter TREWBODYE my sonne a sallte seller of silver vj sylver spones my best panne a peyre of wheles Ire (iron) bownde and v mrkes of money to be payd hym at the age of xxte yeres and yf any of hys systrs dye befor the tyme of marryage then I wyll the sayde Peter to have xxte nobles (1 noble = £0:6:8) more to be payd by hands of hys mother
Item I geve to Alse BRLYE my good dawhter xijd (12 pence)
Itm I geve to Annes COWTLER my servant one yowe (ewe)
Item yf all my chylldrn do dye then I wyll one peyr of bedes to Remeyne to Janne MORTYM and her chylldrn
Itm I geve to John TREWBODYE my yownger brother one shoppe and bedrome
wthin my howsse of Casstell iiij yere usynge hym seelfe honestly to warde my wyffe and my chylldrn
Item I geve to them that rynge my knelle ijs
All the Rest of goods not geven I geve and bequethe unto Dorothe my wyffe and the same Dorothe my wyffe I make my whole Executryxe
Itm furder I do apoynte my overseers and ordeyne William CAVELL Nicholas KENDALL and Thomas KEMPE esqr. to se thys my last wyll to be pformed In wyttness of Thomas GOOBLE John HOBBE William BADCOCK and John TREWBODYE wth thers

Pbatum .... xxxo die July Anno Din Millimo quingeij lxviijo (30th July 1568)

N.B. Words in italics within brackets are inserted by the transcriber e.g. (signed)

Contributed by Grantley Hutchens
 

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