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John Ashbey 1559

In the name of god Amen the xxviijth day of October Ano Dim 1559 I John Ashbey of Haversham in the Countie off Bucks perfitt of memory make my laste wyll and testamente in manner and fforme ffolowinge ffirste I beqth my Sole to almyghtie god and my body to Chrystyn buryalle Item I beqth to the mother Church of Lincolne iiijd Item I beqth to my nyine Children xls a peece and to every of them an Acre of Barley and yf any of the said Children departe this worlde before their Come to thadge of xvj yeares then I wyll that their part so diinge [dying] to remayne to the Last lyves of my Children Item I wyll that theire portions shalbe delyved to them when they Come to ye Adge of xvj yeares Item I gyve to Agnes and to beatryche my systors eyther of them a bushel of barley and a bushel of wheat a peace Item I gyve to Johne my wyffe the Coppie or take of my house to bringe up my Children withal the rest of my goods my debts and funyrall Charges beinge paide I gyve and beqeath to Johan my wyffe whom I make my sole executrix for the performinge of this my Last wyll and testament thes beinge witnesses John Rawlenson Clarke thomas travel with other

Proved at Stonystretford