Broxham John 1612 of Long Clawson will

John Broxham of Long Clawson 1612 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/235/95

In the name of god Amen this thirde daye of Aprill in the tenthe yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lorde James by the grace of god, of Englande, France & Ireland Kinge defender of the Faith &c of Scotlande the fourtie & five I John Broxum of Claxton als Clauston in the Countie of Leceister Sheepgarde beinge sicke of bodye, but of perfect & good memorye (praysed be almightie god) doe make and ordayne this my last will & testament in manner followinge
Imprimis I give and bequeave my soule to god that gave it and my bodie to bee buried in the Church yarde of Claxton aforesaide

Itim I give to the church for repayreinge thereof 4d

Itim I give to my brother John Broxum of Plungar all muy apparell

Itim I give unto Myles Broxum my Cosen the sonne of the foresayed John vis viiid

Itim to his sonne Thomas Broxum my Cosen vis viiid

Itim I give unto William third sonne of my foresayed brother John vis viiid

Itim I give unto my Cosen Elenor Broxum his daughter vis viiid to bee payed presentlye after my death, and to bee put forwarde to their best behalf

Itim I give to foure of the pooreste wyddowes in this towne 1d a peece

The reste of my goodes unbequeaved I give and bequeave unto Isabell Broxum my wife whome I make sole executrixe of this my laste will and testamente and lastlye I make my master [?] John Hicklinge overseer of this my laste [“will” missing] & testamente

Testes sunt

Thomas Wrighte minister

Edwarde Smarte his marke

Probate 19 May 1612