Dewick Thomas 1617 of Saxelby Will

Thomas Dewick of Saxelby 1617 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/239/134

October 15 Anno Dom 1615

In the name of God Amen etc I Thomas Dewicke of Saxilbye in the Countie of Leicester Blacksmith beinge sicke in bodie but whole in minde of good and perfect remembranc (thanckes be to god) doe make constitute and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and fourme followinge

First I bequeath my soule to Almightie God trusting to be saved by the meritts death and passion of our Lord and Saviour Jesus christ And my Bodie to be buried in the Churchyard of Saxilby

Item I give and bequeath to my son William xiid

Ite to my daughter Agnes Stafford xiid

Ite to Alice Gunn xiid

Ite to Mary Kitchen xiid

Item to Jone Harte xiid

Item to Jone my wiffe and Elizabeth my daughter, (all these legacies herein mencioned being discharged) I give and bequeath all my goodes equally to be devided betwixt them

Ite I give to John Bealye whome I doe [“nominate” or similar word missing] my executour (all his charges being borne) iiis iiiid

And I desire Robert Dewick of Welby to be overseer of this my last will and testament

In wittnes hereof I have setto my hand the daye and yeare first above written

Probate 25 January 1617/8, executor sworn