Richard Spice the elder of Cranebrooke in the County of Kent aforesaid comeing to visite the said deceased He the said John Petman decead told the said Richard Spice that he was very glad that he was come to his house for he said that he had much desired to see him, for that he was in a languishing conditon, and thought to make his will in theis words Viz
the said John Petman said that he did
give unto ffrancis Petman his brothers sonne (who then and now dwelleth
with the said Richard Spice) his little house lying at Staplehurst Towne
and unto his sister Tuckers two children John Tucker and Christopher Tucker he gave all the rest of his estate whatsoever and the rent of his little house till they come to one and twenty yeares of age towards their bringing upp
and further desired the said Richard Spice that he would looke after the said sisters two children and see that they werwe not wronged of what he had given them, and to that effect in the hearing of the witnwesses hereunto subscribed.
The Marke of Richard Spice The Marke of Mary Bankes.
Probate granted to Richard Spice 7 May 1673.
Will of John Petman