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Henry Quarrey

Prerogative Court of Canterbury will made: 2nd November 1657
Probate Date: 21st September 1658
Proved by Joane Quarrey, widow of the testator
National Archive Catalogue reference: PROB 11/282

The original document is in the custody of the National Archives


In the name of God Amen the second daye of November in the yeare of o[u]r Lord god one thousand Six hundred Fiftye & Seaven I Henry Quarrey of the Grannge in the parrish of Laighton bussard in the Countye of Bedford miller being sicke & weake of body yet of good and perfect remembrance praysed be God therefore doe make and ordaine this my last will & testament in manner & forme followeing (that is to saye) First & principally I yeeld & submitt my soule into the handes of Almighty God my maker hopeing to be saved by & through the merritts death & resurrecc[i]on of Jesus Christ my Saviour and Redeemer & my body to the earth from whence yt came to be buried in Christian buriall according to the discretion of my executrix hereafter named And as touching my temporall estate w[hi]ch God of his mercy hath beene pleased to bestowe upon mee in this life I dispose of as Followeth (that is to saye) First I give & bequeath unto my sonne Thomas one shilling & my best great Coate And alsoe I give & bequeath unto my sonne Addam one shilling & my great bible And alsoe I give & bequeath unto my sonne Henry one shilling And alsoe I give & bequeath unto my daughter Martha one shilling And alsoe I give & bequeath unto my daughter Anne on shilling And alsoe I give & bequeath unto my daughter Joane the some of Ten pounds of lawfull English money And alsoe I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah the some of Ten pounds of lawfull English money All w[hi]ch said twoe last legacyes of tenn pounds apeece given to my twoe daughters Joane and Sarah I will shalbe paid ymediately after the decease of my loveing wife Joane All & singuler other my good & Chattells whatsoever not hereby mee willed & bequeathed my debts & legacyes paid & my funerall expences dischardged I will & bequeath unto my said loveing wife Joane whom I make & ordaine to be sole executrix of this my last will & testament utterlie revokeing & makeing voyd & null all former wills & bequeasts whatsoever by mee made or done either by word or writeing In witnesse whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale the day & yeare first above written .///. Henry Quarrey his marke .///. signed sealed published & declared in the p[re]sence of .///. John Chapman .///. Thomas Eliot .///. John Tayler .///.

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