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The 1652 will of john Hayne

Linnen Draper


Memorandum That John Hayne late of Yeovill in the Countie of Somerset Deceased Whiles he lived and was in perfect minde and memorie [especizzally ?] upon or about the eight day of March in the yeare of our Lord one thousand sixe hundred fiftie twoe with a Serious purpose to Settle and Dispose of his estate did make and declare his Last Will and Testament [word illegible] as followeth viz I give to my Wife Dorathie my house called The Red Lyon in Yeovill And all my goodes whatsoever. I give to my sonne John the Twenty poundes w[hi]ch is in my Brother John Whidows handes And the residue of the yeares in [Lewis ?] his house And the mortgage of John Cheneys house To have and enjoy the same when he is of the age of one and twentie yeares And if he dye before then to remaine to his Mother And I give to my Brother Samuell Hayne my Wearinge apparrell or the said John Hayne did declare his Will and minde in wordes to the like effect In the presence of Credible Wittnesses

Ambrose Seaward    John Wheadon


The twentith day of March in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand sixe hundred fiftie fower there issued forth Letters of administracon to Mathewe Willes the husband of Dorothie Hayne deceased [whilst ?] she lived the Relict of the said John Hayne late of yeovill in the Countie of Somersett Deceased To administer all and singular the goodes Chattells and debts of the said Deceased accordinge to the [Tenor ?] and effect of the said [word illegible] Will for that the said John Hayne Deceased made noe Executor in the said Will He the said Matthewe beinge first sworne faithfully to administer



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