IN DEI NOMINE AMEN
The fourthe day of December in the xxxxxx and twentithe year of the reigne of our sovereigne Lady Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queene of England ffrance and Ireland defender of the faithe
I George Escott of Charhampton in the countye of Somerset Gentleman being of perfecte mynde and remembrance allthoughe sicke in bodye thanks be unto the all mightye God doe make this my last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge
Firste I give and bequeath my soule unto the handes of the allmightye God and my bodye to be buryed in the church of Carhampton neare to Christian my wiffe
Item I give and bequeathe unto the Cathederall Church of Welles five pence
Item I give and bequeath unto the churche of Carhampton three shillinges foure pence
Item I give and bequeath unto the church of Withycombe three shillings foure pence
Item I give and bequeathe unto the poore of Carhampton xx shillings eight pence and Withycombe five shillings eight pence.
Item I give and bequeathe unto the right worshipfull Mr George Lutwell esquire one golde ringe with a reddxx in the same
Item I give and bequeathe unto xxxxxx Escott my sonne one gold ringe that was his mothers
Item I give and bequeathe unto Andrewe Escott my sonne three poundes xxxx shillings eighte pence.
Item I give and bequeathe unto Lawrence Escott my sonne five shillings xxxx.
Item I give and bequeath unto Hughe Escott sonne of Hughe Escott
Item I give unto my Daughter Jone xxxxxx one golde ringe which was her mothers wedding ringe.
Item I give and bequeath unto Elizabethe my Daughter William Everettes wiffe one Angelett
Item I give and bequeath unto Christian my Daughter Andrew xxxxxxx wiffe one Angelett
Item I give and bequeath unto Joane my daughter Richard Tanners wife one Anglett
Item I give and bequeath unto Jane my daughter one hundred poundes one xxxx xxxx one xxxx xxxx
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Margarett xxxxxxx and xxxxxx poundes one xxxx xxxxx and one xxxxxx xxxxxx
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Johan one hundred markes one xxxx xxxxxx and one xxx xxx
Item I give to Anne my daughter one hundred markes one xxxxxx xxxxxxx and one xxxxx xxxxxx
Item I give unto Margarett Elizabeth Christian and Jone the daughters of Richard Tanner tenne pounds in consideration that the said Richard Tanner shall not moleste my executore
Item I give unto Andrew George and Marye the children of William Everett unto every of them one xxxx xxx
Item I give unto Christopher the sonne of Christopher Escott one xxxx xxxxxx
Item I give unto Christian and Alice the children of Thomas Escott unto everye of them one xxxx xxxx
Item I give unto the residue of all my xxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxx a xxxx xxxxx The residuese of all my goods debtes and chattelles my debttes being paide and legacyes performed I give and bequeathe to Thomas Escott my sonne whome I make my hole sole executor [xx this my laste will and testament] and that my will is xxxxx Escotte William Everett? Andrew Doofill and Richard Tanner shall be my overseers to see thro my laste will and testament performed and to have everye of them (marginal note in Latin to be inserted here) for theire paynes [tenne shillings for xxxxx] And my trustie friende Sir George Eidenham knight beinge my specyall friends to have the oversights of the reste of my overseers to see this my laste will and testament performed and he to have for his paynes forty shillings
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