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Will of George Jekyn

of Oxney, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC17/46/206
Submitted by Veronica Nops
In the Name of God Amen I GEORGE JEKYN in the Parish of Oxney in the County of Kent being weake in body but perfect in mind the Lord be praised therefore do now make this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following.
First I bequeath my soule into the Hands of Almighty God that gave it made it and all the merites of Jesus Christ his sonne my only Saviour and Redeemer by whose precious deathe and glorious resurrection I am fully persuaded to have all my sinns pardoned and my ---------- ----------ed to my everlasting salvation.
I will my bodye to be buryed at the discretion of my Executor

touchinge my moveable goodes First I bequeath to ELIZABETH my wife forty pounds to be payed her in fours yeares by even porcons divided tenne pounds a yeare till all be payde.
Item Halfe the Parte to be equally divided, tenne paire of sheets two dozen of napkins two tableclothes two towells two featherbeds the second coberinger two blankitts and bolsters and pillows.
Item Five chests the ship chest in the parlour and the little chest in my chamber. Also a table and a forme ___th two wyred stooles three candlesticks and a fyre harth of brasse being in the chamber wherein I lye.
Two kyne or cowes the whyte nagg six ewes and four wethers two hoggs one lame sowe with three stock of bees at her choyse a broode goose with six chicks one mallard foure henns one duck.

Item I will to JOAN my eldest daughter the full? of thirty pounds with that twenty she hathe had already that I receive the tenne pounds a yeare for the keeping of EDWARD PYPER which is due unto me by his fathers will otherwise to be contented with that she hath.

item I give to ALICE my daughter the full? of twenty pounds with that she hathe already to be payde within three yeares after my decease.

Item I give to my daughter SYSSLYE the full of twenty pounds with that she hathe already within three yeares after my decease.

item I give to my younger sonne VALENTINE JEKYN forty pounds to be payde tenne pounds a yeare until it be payde begynninge within one whole yeare after my decease.

item I give all the rest not here bequeathed of my goodes and moveables whatsoever my Debts payde and Legacyces performed to JEAMES my sonne whome I ordaine and make my sole and only Executor of this my present Testament and last Will.

Witnesses Christopher Passheley Vicar - Edward Croyden

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