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Will of Luke Gilbee

of Kent

Source: Consistory Court of Canterbury PRC32/57/23a
Transcribed by Margaret Galt
In the name of God Amen I Luke Gilbee Mariner now belonging to his Majy ship the Newcastle [line missing] on a voyage to sea and being in good health of body and of sound & ? memory praised be God for it yet knowing not how soon my change may come I do make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following (that is to say)
ffirst I commend my Soule to God and my body to the earth

Inprimis? I doo give and bequeath unto my loving brother Nicholas Gilbee all my wearing apparel of all sorts whatsoever
Item I doo give unto my Aunt Jane Clarke widow and to my Sister Mary Gilbee and to my brothers Humphrey Gilbee and the said Nicholas Gilbee and to my nephews James Boney and John Boney and to my loving friend Thomasine Allen all and singular the rest and residue of my goods that ??? and estate whatsoever to be equally divided between them share and share alike

And I doo hereby make and ordaine the said Mary Gilbee & Nicholas Gilbee full and sole? Executors of this my last will and Testament revoking all former wills by me in any wise heretofore made or declared.
In witness wherof I the said Luke Gilbee have hereunto sett my hand and seale Dated the sixteenth day of April Anno Dm One thousand six hundred ninety and six and in the eigth year of the reign of King William the third over England & Scotland ffrance and Ireland Luke Gilbe signed sealed published and declared by the abovenamed Luke Gilbee and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us
Henry Taylor, William Davis

Probate granted to Nicholas Gilbee and Mary Gilbee 1697

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