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Will of Thomas Crampe

of Thanet St. Lawrence, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC17/75/35
Submitted by Jerry Copeland
In the name of God Amen on the seventeenth day of July 1680. I John [Thomas in margin] Crampe of the parish of St. Lawrence in the Isle of Thanet and county of Kent being weak and sick in body of a good and perfect memory (praise be God) doe make and [ordain] my last will and testament in manner and forme as followeth
first I commend and bequeath my soule to God the Maker thereof, and to Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer and to the holy Ghost my sanctifier hopeing assuredly through the merits of my blessed Saviour to be made partaker of Eternal life and Salvation. And commit my body to the grave hopeing through the power of Almightly God it shall obtaine a glorious resurrection at the last day. And as for my goods and [personal] estate I bequeath as followeth viz:

to my dear wife Mary One hundred pound and alsoe the Bedd and Materialls aboute it and two chests in the Chamber and the table and Cubbert in the Hall

Item To my Eldest sonn John Cramp I doe by this my will and Testament give him threescore pound;
and tenn pounds I appoint that my sonn Peter pay him out of my stocke

Item To Thomas Nethersole I bequeath Twenty and Five pounds during his life upon condition that he give Securitie to my Executor that it come to her Children after his death
Item I bequeath to my daughter Pannell forty pound

and lastly all my plate? personall estate I bequeath unto my sonn Piter and I make my sonn Peter Cramp Executor of this my last Will and Testament

In Witnesse hereunto I have this day and yeare above written sett my hand and Seale Thomas Cramp by his marke.
In the presence of Peter Johnson Mary Cramp by her marke John Crampe.

Probate 30 July 1680 to Peter Cramp, son and executor

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