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Probate Collection; Will for James Harry, tailor

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1. Will dated 22 May 1594 (The six and thirtieth year of our soveraigne gracious Ladie Elizabeth Queene)
First I commit my Soule unto Almightie god my maker….and my bodie to be buried within the parish church of llancillo…
Beneficiaries: I give and bequeath 2/- towards buying of a service book  for the church of llancillo.
To the Cathedral
church of St Davids , 4d.
To wife, the remaining term of his lease.
To Gwenllian, sister, 5/-
To Sibill Robt [Robert], a cow.
To godsons, James Watkin, James Holl [Hall?], James Meyck[Meyrick] and Thomas dd[David], 12d each.
To Richard Lloid, 2/-  
Executrix: wife, Margaret Willm.

No signature or mark by testator indicated on this copy.

Witnesses: Hugh Phes[Phillipps], James Meyrick, Thomas ap Morgan, Jane Phillipp with others.

Date of Probate:
8 October 1594 .




As this is taken from a copy of the will deposited at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury there are no supporting documents.
The clerk making this copy has included a number of abbreviations for names which have been given in the brackets.

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