John Glanvill

26 May 1684

In the name of God Amen
I John Glanvill late of Plymouth being sick in body but of sound and perfect
memory thanks bee to God Doe make and ordaine this my last Will and
Testament In manner and forme following Imprimis I bequeath my
Soule to Almighty God hoping through the meritts of Jesus Christ to
obtain Remifsion of my Sinns and my Body to Christian buriall Item
I give and bequeath to ffrancis Brant of London All my Linnen
Woollen Bedding and other Commodities such shall bee in this Custody at
the time of my death to bee distributed according to his discretion amongst
him and his freinds and especially something to Johan Raddich which may
bee convenient for her and to Mary Brant one Gould Ring with this posey
honnoured for thy virtue Item I doe give and bequeath unto my Neece
Martha Mall? my Black Cover Watch Item I doe give and bequeath unto
William Allen my brother All my wearing Apparrell which I have at
Plymouth All the Rest of my Goods and Chatells not formerly given and
bequeathed my funds all expenses debts and Legacies being paid I doe give and
bequeath unto Zophia Glanville my neece and Goddaughter whom I do
make my whole and sole Executrix of this my last will and testament
revoking all other Wills and Testaments formerly made and in the
minority of Zophia Glanvill my Executrix my desiire will and meaning is that
Mr John Allen Merchant and Mr Abraham Edgcombe of Plymouth
shall be her Trustees to Act and doe for her best advantage In witness
whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale and published this my last
will and testament this twenty sixth day of May in the Thirty Sixth yeare
of the Reigne of our Sovreigne Lord Charles King of England Scotland ffrance
and Ireland Defender of the ffaith etc Annogne Domini One thousand six
hundred eighty four John Glanville Signed sealed and published in prsens of Wm
Smith John Abright John Drewcombe? Secundo
... Latin text... Sophia Glanvill Johannis Glanvill St Buttolph Aldersgate London