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1606 henry shipton shaw brk archd berks will 10432
will of henry shipton if shawe, tanner [no date but filed will 17 march 1606] [register copy]
£20 to be employed by my overseers for semons 20s by the year for 2 sermons at shaw in whitsun week at at the feast of st stephen
£100 to the children of my brothers and sisters and the children of mr william kedden, late parson of shawe
to nicholas froode and his wife £4
to william chuge 4 marks
to all my godchildren 5s each for repetition of the principles of religion
to the poor of newbury 20s
to the poor of speen 10s
to the poor of thatcham 10s
to the poor of chieveley 10s
to grace pocock the daughter of richard pococke of shaw my bigger bible
to the members of christ's church to be distributed at the discretion of my overseers £5
to mr stephen batchelor of horell co south 40s
to elizabeth shipton daughter of widow shipton £10
to richard heade my late prentice 10s
to abraham atkinson schoolmaster in newbury 10s
to richard shipton my brother 5 marks
i remitt and forgive richard heade of thatcham, john dancastel of bradfield, widow dudman of newbury of that which they owe me for 'lea' there which they recieved of me.
i remitt marten morland of £10 he owes me in lieu of his wife's portion
sole executor my nephew henrie manfield who is to have the residue of my goods
if he die i appoint as executor elizabeth shipton daughter of ellin shipton widiw
overseers: mr thomas middleton parson of brightwalton, mr wiliam kedden of newbury and john byrte of greenham.
witnesses: abraham atkinson, richard (X) webb, nicholas frowde
sum inventory £29-9s-8d
probate oxon 24 march 1606 to henry manfield executor named in the will

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