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The Will of

Thomas TICEHURST (?-1657)

 

In the name of God Amen The seven and twentieth day of October Anno Domi 1657 I Thomas Tisehurst of Ashburnham in the Countie of Sussex Singleman beinge sick in body but in good and perfect memory (thanks be unto God for it) doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme followinge (that is to saye) First I give and bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty god that made me and gave me life And my bodye I committ to the earth from whence it was taken hoping to be saved by the onely --- and passion of Jesus Christ my onely Saviour and Redemer Item I give and bequeath unto my brother Ninyon Tisehurst the summe of Tenne shillings of Lawfull English money to be paid to him by myne Executor within one halfe yeare after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my brother William Tisehurst the summe of Tenne shillings of Lawfull English money to be paid to him by myne Executor within one halfe yeare after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my sister Ellen Price the wife of Thomas Price the summe of Tenne shillings of Lawfull English money to be paid to her by myne Executor within halfe a yeare after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my sister Ann Price nowe wife of John Price the like summe of Tenne shillings of Lawfull English money to be paid to her by mine Executor within one half yeare after my decease I item I give and bequeath unto my brother Ninyon his fourer children by his last wife that nowe livinge the summe of Fourty shillings of Lawfull English money equally to be divided betweene them by myne Executor as soone as they shall generally be sufficient of age to give my Executor a discharge for them  Item I give and bequeath unto my brother William his seven children that are now living the summe of --- pounds & tenn shillings of Lawfull English money equally to be divided between them by myne Executor as soons as they shall generally be sufficient of age to give my Executor discharge for the same  Item I give and bequeath unto Jane Price daughter of Thomas Price the summe of Tenne shillings of Lawfull English money to be paid to her by myne Executor within halfe yeare after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my brother Abraham his fourer sonnes that are now living the summe of Fourty shillings a piece of Lawfull English money Item I give and bequeath unto my aforesaid brother William All my wearinge apparrell excepting one Coate which is my best which I doe give unto my brother Ninyon And lastly all the residure of my moveable goodes chattells and --- and houshold stuffe --- bequeathed my debts legacies and funerall expences dischaged I give and bequeath so unto my brother Abraham Ticehurst whomme I doe make ordaine and appoint to be my full and sole Executor of this my last will and testament In witness whereof that this is my last will and testament I have hereunto sett my seale in the presence of whose names are hereunder written the day & yeare above said The mark of Thomas Ticehurst --- signed sealed and published to be his last will & testament in the presence of us Richard Reinolds snr The marke of Samuell Reinolds

 

This will was proved at London the nyneteenth day of November in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand sixe hundred and fiftye seven before the Judges for probate of wills and granting administration lawfully authorised by the oath of Abraham Tisehurst the brother and Executor therein named to whome was comitted administration of all and singular the goods chattells and debts of the said deceased he beinge first sworn well and truely to administer

 

Transcribed by me, Mandy Willard, on 1 June 2005 from a digitised copy held at the Public Records Office, ref. Prob/11/269.


 

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