Will of Thomas Taylor East Mersea 1625

Will of Thomas Taylor East Mersea 1625, ERO ref: D/ACW 10/21

Partial transcript by Sue Howlett January 2020


In the name of god. Amen in the yeare of our Lord god 1625 on the xxvijth [27th]
of Februarye I Thomas Tayllor of Eastm[er]sey in the duyooses of Lundon
being seck in bodye. but perfect in Rembrance thankes be given to god
do meake this my laste will and testament in manor & Form following
Fyrst I Comend my sowell into the handes of Allmyghtye god my
Crehatour and to Jesus Criste my savior and my boody to the Earth
Thos earthly goodes which god of his mercye hath lento me I gyve
them as followeth. First I gyve to Woolliam Coall my wyves brother
ten[?] shillinges of good and lawfull monye of England to be payd at the
age of ity [21] yeares Item I gyve to Woolliam Thombell my prentes [apprentice]
tenn shellinges to be payd to him within three monthys after my death
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27 February 1625
ID: MARG_119_011
Source: Mersea Museum