Glenn John 1762 of Eaton Will

John Glenn of Eaton 1762 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1762/102

In the Name of God Amen I John Glenn of Eaton in the County of Leicester Husbandman being weak of Body but sound in Mind and Memory praised be Allmighty God therefore do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form as followeth

First of all I give and bequeath my Immortal Soule into the Hands of God who gave it Hoping through the Meritorious Death and passion of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to be joyfully receiv’d at my Resurrection and as for my Body to be laid in the Parish Church Yard of Eaton aforesaid and for my temporal and worldly Estate Goods Cattles & Chattles I give and bestow in the following Manner and Form

First I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Alice Esquire of Little Gunnerby in the County of Lincoln the Sum of two pounds & ten Shillings

Also I give unto my Grand Daughter Elizabeth the Daughter of Alice Esquire the Sum of five Pounds of Lawfull Money of Great Britain to be paid in the Space of one year after my Decease

My Debts my Legacies my Funeral Expences being First duely paid and discharg’d and then all the rest of my Goods Cattles Chattles and personal Estate unbequeath’d I give and bequeath unto my Son John making and ordaining him full sole and only Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and utterly renouncing all former Wills or Testaments heretofore by me made or ordained

In Witness whereof the Testator has set his Hand and Seal this 5th Day of September 176[lost in fold]

                                                                                                                John Glenn his Mark

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us who have hereto set our Hands

William Piser his mark

Gabril Piser

Thomas Wright

John Glenn executor sworn 23 April 1762