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Will of Alice Tyler

In the name of God Amen the second day of December in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand six hundred seaventie and five I

First I give and bequeath my Soule into the hands of Allmighty God my maker hoping that through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my onely Saviour and Redemmer to receive free pardon and forgivenesse of all my sinnes And as for my body to be buried at the direction of my Executor hereafter nominated.

Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Anne Wickes all my wearing apparrell.
Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne in law John Davis his daughter Alice the summe of two hundred pounds when she shall attaine to the age of twenty yeares And I give unto shee six pounds a yeare from the time of my decease till she come to the age of Twenty yeares, and further my Will is that she should have meate and drinke of my Executor if she will live with him till she doe attayne to the age of one and twenty yeares or be Marryed, and I doe give unto shee one bed and one paire of sheets, one pair of blanketts, one bolkster, one pillowbeer, one Coverlid and bedstead curtaynes and vallance which standeth in the Chamber over the whitehouse. And I give unto shee one Milch Cow, one kettle, pot and Chamber pot of pewter and my burying cloth and my will is that these goods be delivered to shee by my Executor within one month after my decease.
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Anne Wickeses sonn John a silver wyne bowle.
Item I give and bequeath unto my son John Tylers daughter Alice my silver Tankert and to be changed by my Executor and made worth seaven pounds and my double silver salt and two silver spoones.
Item I give and bequeath unto my grandchild Alice Bowser her meat and drinke for the time past to my decease In case shee live to attaine to the age of one and twenty yeares or bee Marryed and I give shee one weaned calfe and one little silver dish.
Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne in law John Davies his son John and daughter Elizabeth tenn shillings a peece.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Godson John Ludlows sonne Joseph Tenn shillings.
Item I give and bequeath unto my servant mayd Dorothy Ockwell tenn shillings, if she live with me till my decease.
Item I give and bequeath unto the poore of the parish of Shipton thirty shillings to be disposed of at the discretion of my Executor.

Item all the rest of my land, Chattells and goods whatsoever moveable and immoveable I give unto my sonne John Tyler, whome I make my whole and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament Revoking akk former Willa and Testaments. In witnesse whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and yeare first abovewritten.

Alice Tyler, her marke

Signed and sealed in the presence of John Ludlow, his marke.

Probate granted 24 October 1679 to John Tyler, son.

Reference: TNA PROB 11/361/135