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Will of George Daye

of Boughton Monchelsea, Kent


Source: Consistory Court of Canterbury PRC32/44/245
Submitted by Roy Day
In the name of God, Amen, the sixth day of January in the yeere of the Reigne of our most Sovereigne Lord James, by the grace of God, of England, Fraunce and Ireland, Kinge, defender of the faith, the fourteenth, and of Scotland the fiftieth,
I, George Daye, of Boughton Monchelsey, in the Countie of Kent, yeoman, being well in bodie, healthy in head, and p[er]fect [of] Remembrance, thankes be given to God for it, doe make and declare with myne one hand this my last will and Testam[en]t in manner and forme followeing.
Fyrst and principallie I give and bequeath my soule into the hand[es] of Allmightie God my onelie maker and creator, and to Jesus Christ my onely saviour and Redeemer, by whose paines, death and passion, and innocent bloudshedinge, I trust to be purged from all my sinnes, and by noe other meanes, And my body to be buried in the earth from whence it came.

First I give unto the poore people of Boughton Monchelsey 20s, to be bestowed at my buriall by my Executor.
Alsoe I give unto the poore people of Chart next Sutton Valaunce 10s.
It[e]m I give unto Margarett Baker, late the wife of Robert Baker, gent, the some of five pound, to be payd w[i]thin one yeare next after my decease by my Executor.
It[e]m I give and bequeath unto Susann, the wife of Robert Barham, gent, five pound.

It[e]m I give and bequeath unto Joseph Daye of London, plummer, tenne poundes, to [be] payd w[i]thin one yeare after my decease.
It[e]m I give and bequeath unto his b... George Daye, carpenter, twentie poundes, to be payed within one yeare after my decease.
It[e]m I give and bequeath to my kinswoman John [?ie Joan] Daye, widdowe, of Crambrooke, five pound toward the bringing up of her Children, to [be] payd within one yeare after my decease.

It[e]m I give and bequeath unto William Clarke five poundes, in Consideration that he was [?]damnified [indemnified] by John Day.
I give and bequeath unto Susan, late the wife of William Hollowa[?ye], six poundes, to be payed one yeare after my decease.
It[e]m I give unto my kynswoman Mary, the wife of [?]Tho [?W]eller, five pound, to be payd one whole yeare next after my decease.

It[e]m I give unto John [?S]… my sisters sonne, and to her two daughters Susan and Margarett, each of them five pound apiece, to be payd within one whole yeare after my decease.
It[e]m I give and bequeath unto my sister [?La]mbe a 20s peece ... ... [?]Cozen [?]Lambe a 20s peece, and unto my Cozen [?H]ovendens wife one Angell, and to my Cozen Proud his wife one angel, and to my Cozen Strettfeldes wiefe one Angell, and all to be payed within one whole yeare next after my decease.

It[e]m I give unto my sister [?G]…tinge five pound, to be payd w[i]thin one yeare next after my decease.
It[e]m I give unto Anne Fisher my wives daughter tenn pound, to be payed within two yeare after my decease.
It[e]m I give unto Gabriell [?]Stidolphe my godsonne 20s, to be payed within one yeare after my decease.
It[e]m I give unto my kinswoman Elizabeth Co[?llie]son fortie shillinges.

It[e]m I give and bequeath unto Jane my wife all my moveable goodes unbequeathed except two Chestes stonding at the high bedstedles feete and all that is in him, and the great Chest standing by my bedside and all that is in him,
And all the wood in the close I give her, and one Anuittie of five poundes a yeare, which I late purchased of Robert [?]Clive, sometime of Maidstone, which Anuitie goeth out of two howses, sometime the Mershalls, standing in East [?]Lane,
And thirtie poundes of money, to be payed her w[i]thin six monthes after my decease,
And three pound a yeare out of my Lease at Folkstone dureing the terme, if shee soe long live, to be payed by my Executor.

It[e]m the Residue of all my goods, Chattells, Leases, Anuities, Ready money, together with the Chest before menc[i]oned at the bedes feete, and the greate Chest at my bedes side, w[i]th all the writeinges therein, I wholie give and bequeath unto Thomas Day of Charte next Sutton Vallance, my brothers sonne, whom I make and ordaine my Executor of this my last will and Testament, he payinge my debtes, legacies and funerall expences.

It[e]m I give unto my servant George Hayman 20s.
It[e]m I give William …nes, my servant that was, tenne shillinges, to be payd within one yeare after my decease.

Witenes at the settinge to my hand and seale, and acknowledging for my last will and testament, and revockeing all other, in the p[re]sence of George Allen, the marke of James Boo[?rd]e, the marke of Nicholas Hayman, by me George Day.

Probatum fuit h[uius]mo[d]i test[amentu]m Georgii Daye, nup[er] p[ar]o[ch]iæ de Boughton Monchelsey, Cant[uariensis] dioces[is] def[uncti] h[ab]entis dum vixit etc Secundo die Decembris 1617 Coram m[a]g[ist]ro Will[ielm]o [?]Welfall, Cl[er]ico, substitut[o] etc p[rese]nte Petro Wynne no[tar]io pub[li]co Ju[ra]mento Thomæ Daye Executor[is] in eod[em] Testam[en]to no[m]i[n]ati Ac approbatum etc Ac Co[m]missa est Ad[ministra]c[i]o etc d[i]c[t]o exec[ut]ori prius Jur[ato] etc Salvo Jure cuiuscu[n]q[ue]

[This will, of George Daye, late of the parish of Boughton Monchelsea, in the diocese of Canterbury, deceased, [who died] having, while he lived etc, was proved etc on the second day of December 1617, Before William [?]Welfall, clerk, substitute etc, in the presence of Peter Wynne, notary public, By the oath of Thomas Daye, the Executor named in the same will, And approved etc. And administration etc was committed to the said executor, he having been first sworn etc, Saving the right of any person whomsoever.]


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