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Will of Elianor Stone, Widow of Clayhanger, Devon

Proved 13 June 1674

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/345, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Bunce Quire Numbers: 54 - 103

Transcribed by Elizabeth Howard

In the Name of God Amen. The 25th April 1674. I Ellenor Stone of Clehanger in the county of Devon widow being weak of body but of sound mind and perfect memory thanks be given to Almighty God do make this my last will and testament in the manner and form following Imprimis I give and bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God my Creat'r and Redeemer and my body to Christian burial. Item I give to Hannah Burge my daughter being the wife of John Burge my biggest gold ring one warming pan my saddle cloth and the great table and form in the hall. Item I give to Thomazine Stone the wife of Richard Stone my son And to Thomazine his daughter all my clothes. Item I give and bequeath unto the said Thomzine Stone daughter of Richard Stone my son my little gold ring and one draper sheet and my side saddle. Item I give unto William Stone and Robert Stone my grandchildren one silver spoon a piece. All the rest of my goods and chattells I do give and bequeath unto Richard Stone my son whom I do hereby make constitute and appoint to be my whole and sole executor of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written. Signed Elienor Stone, signed sealed and published to be my last will and testament in the presence of Jo. Southell, Robert Norman, George Williams.

Proved London 13th June 1674 by the oath of Richard Stone, executor.