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WILL OF EDITH GARRATT OF YATESBURY, WILTSHIRE, DATED 27 MARCH 1544
1 Garrett. In the name of god amen the seaven and twentiye
2 daie of the monthe of March. And in the ye[a]r of o[u]r Lorde god
3 One thowsande fyve hundred fower score fyve. I Edith Garratt
4 of the p[ar]ishe of Yatesburye beinge of perfitt mynde and whole
5 memorye doe make and ordayne my last will and testamente in
6 mann[er] and forme followinge. First I comende my Sowle vnto
7 Almightie God, and my bode to be buryed in the church yarde
8 of Yatesburie. Imprimis I geve and bequeathe vnto my sonne
9 Willi[am] fourtie shillings. It[e]m I geve and bequeathe vnto my
10 Sonne Joh[ann]is ffourtie shillings It[e]m all the residue of my goods
11 vnbequeathed I geve and bequeathe unto my daughter Edith
12 whome I make my sole and onlie Executrix there beinge
13 witnesss Will[ia]m, Breache, Richard Chilvester.