Summary of Will of Michael Mallet (1636)
[Moger transcripts , West Country Studies Library, Exeter]
Provided by Mike Mallett <mm-lists AT ntlworld.com>
Date of Will 29 Nov. 1636
Proved 21 March 1650 and adm. to Thos. Mallet executor
Whereas I heretofore by good conveyance conveyed that little estate I have of lands etc. in Black Torrington, Sutcombe and East Verworthy co. Devon unto my late brother Malachy Mallet and his issue male with some remainders, for the more assuring of same I do devise the same and all my lands in England to my nephew Thomas Mallet serjeant at law, being son and heir of my said late brother to hold to him and his issue male with the same remainders.
To my nephew and godson Richard Ferrara £100.
To my niece and goddaughter Elianor Halfe £10.
My old servant Wm. Thornton, John Thornton and Thos. T. my servant.
Residue to my nephew Thos. Malet, sole executor.
To poor of Pointington 40s.
Codicil. 25 Sept. 1644. To my servant James Norman 95.
(P.C.C. 50 Grey)
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