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Jane Nutting

Prerogative Court of Canterbury will made: 20th March 1647/8
Probate Date: 25th April 1649
Proved by Jane Iremonger, daughter of the testator
National Archive Catalogue reference: PROB 11/207

The original document is in the custody of the National Archives


March 20 day 1647
In the name of God Amen: I Jane Nutting of Stanbridge in the County of Bedford Widdow, being sick in body but of good and perfect memory doe make constitute and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme following vizt. First I bequeath my soule into the handes of Allmighty god beseeching him to receive it even for the merittes, of his deare Sonne Jesus Christ my onely Savio[ur] and Redeemer, And my body I comitt to the earth from whence it came And as touching my temporall Estate I dispose the same as \hereafter/ followeth. Item I give unto Robert Nutting my Grandsonne five poundes of lawfull money of England when he shall accomplish the age of one and twentie yeares. Item I give unto Jane Nutting my Grandaughter five poundes of like lawfull money when shee shall attaine to the age of one and twentie yeares. I give unto William Conquest my Grandsonne twenty poundes when he shall attaine to the age of one and twentie yeares. Item I give unto Jane Conquest my Grandaughter twenty poundes within two yeares after my decease. Item I give unto John Iremonger my Grandsonne five poundes within six monethes next after my decease, Item I give unto Dorothy Lynford Forty shillinges within six monethes next after my decease, Item I give unto my servant Edward Bride five poundes. Item I give five poundes to the poore of Stanbridge to be distributed by them within one moneth next after my decease, Item I give ten gold Ringes to those ten p[er]sons of the vallue of nine poundes that I have nominated to my daughter Iremonger. Item my will and intent is that what charges soever that Mr. Lugar and Mr. Francis Bedcott shall be putt to for councill in the law, or otherwise concerning the settling and disposeing of the house and landes formerly by mee granted to them by Indenture shalbe defrayed and borne by my daughter Jane Iremonger, Item as for and concerning all the rest of my goodes and chattells whatsoever unbequeathed, I give unto my daughter Jane Iremonger, whom I make whole Executrix of this my last will and testament, shee paying the legacies above mentioned discharging my Funerall duties, and doeing all such other thinges as I have privatly derected her In wittnes whereof I the said Jane Nutting have hereunto putt my hand and seale dated the day and yeare first above written Jane Nutting Sealed and delivered in the presence of Edward Bride Anne Firsh Francis Bedcott

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