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Will of Joan Leeds

of Frittenden, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC17/49/f370
Submitted by Everett Leeds
In the name of God Amen the 18th day of November Anno Dom one thousand five hundred four score & twelve the four & thirtieth year of the reign of our sovereign lady Elizabeth by the grace of God Amen of England France & Ireland defender of the faith
I Joan Leeds widow of the parish of Frittenden in the county of Kent being in good health & perfect remembrance thanks be unto God do make this my last will & testament in manner & form following First I bequeath my soul unto Almighty God & my body unto the earth to be buried in the churchyard of Frittenden or else where it shall please God.

First I give unto Joseph Water my son five pounds of good & currant money of England to be paid by the hands of Peter Water & Benjamin Water my sons within one whole year after my decease.

Also I give unto Lidda my daughter anie (any) brass pot to be delivered immediately after my decease.
I give unto Anna my daughter three & 30 shillings four pence.

I give also unto James Mun her son five pounds of good & currant money of England to be paid within two years after my decease by the hands of Peter and Benjamin Water & if the said James fortune to decease before he come to the age of one & twenty years that then it shall remain to Elizabeth Mun his sister and that the said 5 to remain in the hands of John Mun their father until the said James his son come unto the age of one & twenty years & the said John to make unto my executors a sufficient discharge for the payment of the said five pounds according to this my last will.

All the rest of my moveable goods I give unto Peter Water & Benjamin Water my sons equally divided between them whom I make my executors of this my present will
witnesses of this my present will
Edward Mapesden Thomas Raynerd Thomas Water the writer of the same.


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