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Thomas Attwell alias Wells

Prerogative Court of Canterbury will made: 17th May 1629
Probate Date: 21st October 1629
Proved by Blaudine Attwell, widow of the testator
National Archive Catalogue reference: PROB 11/156

The original document is in the custody of the National Archives


May the 17th Anno D[o]m[ini] 1629
In the name of God Amen I Thomas Attwell al[ia]s Wells of Egginton in the parish of Laighton Bussard in the Countie of Bedf[ord] yeoman sicke in bodie but of perfect memory thankes bee to god, doe make my last will and testament in manner and forme followinge. First I bequeath my soule unto god who gave it trusting to bee saved by the onely merritts of Christ my saviour And my bodie to the earth whence it came to bee buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter menconed in the Churchyard of the Mother Church of Laighton aforesaid It[em] I give and bequeath to Anne my daughter Three score poundes of lawfull English money to bee paid when she shall accomplish the full age of one and twentie yeares if the said Anne soe longe shall live my said wife Blaudina? findinge meate, drinke, and other necessaries It[em] I give and bequeath to my sonne Thomas twenty shillinges to bee paid when he shall come to the age of one and twenty yeares It[em] all the rest of my goodes and Chattells unbequeathed I give and bequeath to Blaudina my wife my debts and legacies beinge paid and \my/ funerall expences discharged whom I make my sole Executrix to see this my last will performed In witnes whereof I the said Thomas Atwell al[ia]s Wells have setto my hand and seale the daie and yeare abovewritten Theis beinge witnesses whose names are hereunder written Thomas Atwell his marke Michaell Barker Curate Richard Andrew.

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