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1579 william seymor woodlands lambourn brk archd berks will 10411
will of william seymor of lamborn woodlands yeoman, dated 12 june 1579 [register copy]
sick in body, soul to almighty god and to be saved by the merits of christs passion
to be buried in the church of churchyard of lamborn
to the mother church of sarum 6d
to the parish church of lamborn 6s-8d
to elizabeth my wife £80 in money and a bed
to elizabeth my daughter £30 at age 18 years, if she die the £30 to be given to my son thomas
to william presoon my man 3s-4d
to raffe arnole my man 3s-4d
to william chance one chilver sheep
to roger blagrove my man 12d
to my uncle john seymor 3s-8d
to each of my maid servants 12d
to my brother william seymor 10s
to my brother philip seymor 10s
to my brother thomas seymor 10s
to my brother john seymor 10s
to each of my godchildren 4d
to my sister jon [jane] 6s 8d
to my sister elizabeth 6s 8d
to each of my cousins, my sisters children 12d
if my wife be now concieved with child and the same born and live to the age of 18 years the same child to have £10 in money
to my godson roger bullard my sisters son 6s 8d
the residue to thomas my son who is sole executor, if he die before the age of 21 years the goods of the said executor to go to elizabeth my daughter
if they both die the goods to go to elizabeth my wife, thomas seymor my ___ and philippe seymor my brother to be divided between them equally
as my son thomas is of very young and tender age i appoint thomas seymor my father to administer during the nonage of my son thomas
overseers: my uncle john loveday and my uncel roger banckes and my brother steven ballard. my overseers to have 12d for their pains
witnesses: william curtes, john glymore, john blagrove, philippe seymor and others
sum inventory £103-9-5
another inventory £204-15-6
probate: 19 january 1597[ this date is questionable] admons to thomas seymor the father for the use of thomas seymor the son of the deceased during his minority, thomas seymor exhibits a bond with his son philippe seymor to administer faithfully etc.

[questionable date of probate]

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