Jarvis Alexander 1570 of Eaton Will

Alexander Jarvis of Eaton 1570 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/261 page 32

In the name of god amen the yeare of our Lord 1570 that I Alexander Gervis of Eton Sicke in Bodye but perfite of memorie doe make this my last will as folowethe

First I comit my sole into the mercifull tuition of almightie god & to his sonne Jesus Christe my only savour and redemer & my bodye to be buried in the church yeard of Eton

First I geve to the chathedrall church of Lincoln iid

I geve to the poore mens boxe of Eton iid

It I geve to Kathern Gervis my dowghter xvis viiid

I geve to Elin my wiffe dowghter a yewe

Furthermore I will that Elizabethe my wiffe Shall bringe up my ii childeren & have there parts untill suche time as they come to lawfull age

The rest of all my goods moveable & unmoveable unbequethed my detts paid & legaces performed I geve to Elizabethe my wiffe & to Thomas my sonne whom I doe make my full executors of this my last will & testament

Witnesses heare of Willm Gervis Thomas Gervis Roberte Swane with other

Probate Leicester 11 October 1570