Woollerton Thomas 1669 of Eastwell will

Thomas Wollaston of Eastwell 1669 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1669/235

In the name of god amen I Thomas Wollaston of Eastwell in the County of Leicester weaver being sicke and weake in body but of sound and perfect memory god be praised doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and form following

First I bequeath my soule into the hands of almighty god my maker hopeing to be saved by the onely merits of Jesus Christ my redemer and my body to the Earth from whence it was taken and for my worldly goods I give them in maner and forme following

Item I give unto my Son Andrew Wollaston tow lumes and all materials belonging to them when he come out of his apprenticeship and six pound of money three pound to bee payd at six and twenty yeares of age and the other three pound  when hee is seaven and twenty yeares of age the lumes to be vallued to be worth foure pound by sufficient members of our trade

Item I give unto my daughter Margaret Wollaston the som of ten pounds five pounds to be paid when she is foure and twenty yeares of age and the other five pound when she is five and twenty yeares of age and the yearelyng Calfe and the table and frame a beed and beding and the best bras pan tow of the best Cheares and all the … in the house and the ould Couberd

Item I make Thomas Wollaston my eldest son my full Executor of this my last will and testament taking care of my wife and to maintain her sufficiently with meate drink and Cloathing and to discharge all my debts and Legacies whatsoever and to give Joane my beloved wife three pence a quarter but if that Thomas my eldest and and [sic] Executor shall … … or froward with my wife my will is that she shall Chuse what Cow she will for her selfe and that he shall pay her five shillings a quarter and shall maintain the cow for her winter and Sumer but if that she be mindfull to mary then she shall take that Cow onely and goe her way and my will is that my Executor shall take sufficient care of George Sharpe [?] my apprentice and when he shall Come out of his apprenticeship he shall give him tow sufficient suits of apaerell and shall give him money in his purse

In wittnesse heareof I have heareunto set to my hand and seale the thirty day of October in the yeare of our lord god one thousand six hundred sixty and nine and of his magesstyes Raigne the one and twenty 1669

                                                                                                         The marke of Thomas Wollaston and Seale

Read published singed [sic] and sealed in the presens of memorand the enterlineing was before the sealeing heareof

Margaret Goodson her …

[Marginal addition] And Andrew shall have my bible

[On the reverse]

And my will is that if my soon Andrew shall dey before the day of payment of his porcion that the six pounds shall be paid to my daughter Margret and the loumes to be my Executors and if that that [sic] my daughter Margret shall dey before the time of payment of her pouretion my will is that one five pounds my soon Andrew shall have and the other five poune and all the rest of the goods shall remaine to Thomas my Executour

And as for Joan my beloved wife my will is that when she shall die that the cow before mentioned shall remaine and bee my Exeuctors

Probate 29 April 1670