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The original will of William Alley is in Medieval Latin. Below is a translation by Ray Alley, an Alley descendant that lives in Northwood, Middlesex, England.

In the name of God Amen the 20th day of January 1487 (?8) I Willelmus Aley of sane memory make my testament in like manner
My body to be buried in the sanctuary of the Blessed Mary in the church at Chepyng Wycomb
Item- for the alter 12 pence (about$.05)
Item- to Marie Lincoln 2 pence
Item- another item for the alter 4 pence
Item- for the maintenance of the Church 20 pence
Item- to Isabelle his wife a tenement for the rest of her life
Item- to his wife a garden (could be an agricultural plot) know as Corbygges
Item- to the presbytery 11 shillings ($.8) to raise a memorial
The residue left to his wife and his son Willemo who he makes his executors.

Notes for William Alley: from Alley descendant Ray Alley, Northwood, Middlesex, England:
Will of William Alley, written in Medieval Latin, translation--

"In the name of God Amen the 20th day of January 1487/8 I Willelmus Alley of same memory make my testament in like manner. My body to be buried in the sanctuary of the Blessed Mary in the Church at Chepyng Wycomb. Item for the altar 12 pence, item to Marie Lincoln 2 pence...Item for the maintenance of the Church 20 pence, Item to Isabelle my wife a tenement for the rest of her life and a garden known as Corbygges, Item to the presbytery 11 shillings to raise a memorial. The residue left to my wife and sone Willemous who he makes his executors..."

More About William Alley:
Fact 1: Bet. 1546 - 1560, Mayor of Chipping (Great/High) Wycombe, Buckingham, England

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