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Will of Thomas Daye

of Charing, Kent


Source: Consistory Court of Canterbury PRC32/36/254
Submitted by Roy Day
In the name of God, Amen, the 23 daye of November, and in the yere of our Lord God one thousand five hundred fowerscore and ten,
I, Thomas Daye, of the parrishe of Charing within the countye of Kente, husbandman, being sick in bodye, but whole and perfect in rememb[ra]unce, thanckes be to God, do ordaine and make this my last will and testament in man[er] and forme folloing.
Firste I will and bequeathe my Soule into the handes of almightie God my Saviour and Redemer, and my bodye to be buryed in the churche yarde of Charing.

It[e]m I will and bequeath unto Margaret my wyf all my goodes during her natural life,
And after her decease I will unto Jane Day my dawter my best bed and all that belongeth unto hym, one Tryvet and one frying pan and one ketle with

And the Residue of my howsholdstuf I will that Jone Daye and Jane Daye shall have it between[e] them equallie divided by even porc[i]ons.

It[e]m that my will is that John Day my sonne and Jone Daye and Jane Daye my dawters shall have all my goodes whiche are without my house, after the decease of my wyf, equally divyded betwen[e] them by even porc[i]ons.

It[e]m that I do ordaine and make Margarett my wyf my sole Executrix of this my last will and testament.
It[e]m that I do ordaine and make Hugh Huchen of Charing to be my overseer of this my last will and testament.
The mark of Thomas Day

Probatum fuit etc cora[m] d[omi]no Edwardo Hudson cl[er]ico Substituto mag[ist]ri Steph[an]i Lak legu[m] doctoris Co[m]missary etc xxj die Februarii anno d[omi]ni iuxta etc 1590 Jurament[is] Will[iel]mi Spillet et Johannis Owen testiu[m] iurat[orum] etc
Ac co[m]missa fuit administracio bonor[um] etc Margarete Executrici primitus Jur[ate] Salvo iure cuiuscu[n]q[ue]

[This was proved etc before Sir Edward Hudson, clerk, substitute of Master Stephen Lake, Doctor of Laws, Commissary etc, on the 21st day of February, according to etc, 1590, By the oaths of William Spillet and John Owen, witnesses, sworn etc,
And administration of the goods etc was committed to Margaret, the executrix, she having been first sworn etc, Saving the right of any person whomsoever.]


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