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Will of John Leed

of Frittenden, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC17/53/f164
Submitted by Everett Leeds
In the name of God Amen the fifth day of December in the five & fortieth year of the reign of our sovereign Lady Elizabeth
I John Leed of Frittenden in the county of Kent Husbandman sick in body but of perfect remembrance (thanks be to God) do hereby make & ordain this my last will & testament in manner & form following
First I bequeath my soul to Almighty God my maker & redeemer & my body to the earth where it shall please God.

Item I give & bequeath to my two children William & Agnes to either of them twenty shillings to be paid to them by my executrix at their age of two & twenty years.

All the residue of my goods & chattels (my debts legacies & funeral expenses discharged I give & bequeath unto Alice my wife whom I make executrix of this my will

witnesses hereunto
Richard Crowherst & the mark of the said Richard
William Collyns the mark of the said William.

Probate granted 1602

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