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Henry Spackman of Clyffe Pypard - his Will - 1581

 Henry is believed to be my 10 x g grandfather. Hopefully this will will help in proving this or otherwise. See more about Henry here.

In the name of god amen: The vvvii day
of Aprill in the four and twentithe yeare of the reigne of oure sovereigne Ladye Elizabethe by the grace
of god Queene of England France and Irelande defender of the faithe etc I Henrye
Spackman of Brode towne in the parish of Cleve Pypard in the Countye of Wilts husbandman
beinge sick in bodye but whole in minde (praise and thanks be given unto all mightie god) Do constitute
and ordaine this my last will and testamente in manner and fourme followinge that is to saye. Firste I
bequeathe my sowle unto all mightie god, and my bodye to be buried in the parishe Churche of Cleve afour
saide. Item I gyve and bequeathe unto the parishe Churche of Cleve afour saide twelve pence. Item I give and
bequeathe unto John Spackman - my sonne one heifer coloure red. Item I give and bequeathe unto Thomas
Spackman sonne of William Spackman - my sonne one ewe and one Lambe. Item I gyve and bequeathe
unto Roger Spackman his sonne one ewe and one Lambe. Item I give and bequeathe unto Thomas or?
Henry Holloway my godsonne one ewe and one Lambe. Item I gyve and bequeathe unto Thomas Spackman
my Sonne one ewe and one lambe. Item I give and bequeathe unto Ambrose Spackman - my sonne one ewe
and one Lambe. Item I give and bequeathe unto Anne Spackman daughter unto John Spackman my sonne
Twelve pence. Item I give unto everye godgodchilde I have fower pence. All the residue of my gooddes both
moveable and unmovable aswell in the corne feildes as in anye place about my house I gyve and bequeth
unto Grace Spackman my wyfe whome I make my full and whole executrix trustinge that she will
stande good unto Jane Spackman my daughter. Also I constitute and ordaine my welbeloved in christ
Anthonye Goddard gent and John Wilkins my trewe and faithfull Overseers of this my last will
and testament in manner and forme aforesaide to be perfourmed. Witness Anthonye Goddard gent
John Wilkins withe others. 

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