Elizabeth Glanvile

10 Aug 1700

In the Name of God Amen
The tenth day of August in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred I Elizabeth Glanvile of Wimbish in the County of Essex widow being weak and infirm of body but of sound and perfect memory God be praised therefore do make appoint and declare this to be my last will and testament in manner and form folloinwg Imprimis I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God my creator hoping and assuredly believeing only by and through the allsufficient merits of Jesus Christ my redeemer to be made partaker of life everlasting Item I commit my body to the earth to be decently interred with Christian burial at the discretion of my exectuors hereafter mentioned Item after my debts to be fully paid and funeral expenses discharged I order devise dispose given and bequeath the estate of my goods and chattles whatsoever which good of his mercy hath bestowed upon me in this life in manner and form hereunder written and expressed Item I give and bequeath unto my loving cousin Mary Ball the sum of give pounds to be paid unto her in twelve months after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my tennant William Wills one Jarfand Clock and two half hogheads and forty shillings in money which he hath in his own hands Item I give to my maidservant Ann Collin forty five shillings which she is now indebted to me Item I give and order the poor of Wimbish five pounds in money or bread or according as my executor shall think most fit Item order appoint give and bequeath unto my dear and loving daughter Elizabeth Glanvile all the rest and residue of goods chattles debts bonds bills plate and money whatsoever or in whose hands whatsoever they are into be paid and delivered unto my said daughter at the day of her marriage that shall first and next happen or when she shall attain the age of one and twenty years Item if it should happen that my said daughter should decease before the day of her marriage or before she attain the age of one and twenty years I order and bequeath her said portion unto my loving brothers Thomas Martin and William Carter to be equally divided amongst them Item I do by these presents make constitute appoint ordain and declare my loving brothers Thomas and Martin Carter joint executors in trust of this my present testament Item my will and desire is that my said Executors shall gratify Doctor Wallace of Ipswich largely as they please for any kindness offered or dent or shall be (4 illegible lines,containing words ... said daughter... item ... Will and testament I ... Elizabeth Glanvile testrix have *** hand and seal the day and year *** above written / E Glanvile Signed sealed and) declared *** the presence **** John Canning John Deer Tho: Clark

Probatim... (latin text admon granted to Martin Carter named Executor in the will 10 Sept 1700)