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William Spackman of Clyffe Pypard - his Will - 1614.

 William is believed to be my 9Xg grandfather. His full details can be seen here.

In the name of God Amen
uppon the twentithe daie of Jannarie in the yeares of the
raigne of our Soveraigne Lord James by the grace of God of
England France and Ireland kinge defender of the faith
yre the eleventhe, and of Scotland the sevon and fourtieth
I William Spackman of Broad towne in the pishe of Cleeve
Pepp in the Countie of wiltes yeoman being sicke in Bodie but
thankes be given to god of good and pfect remembrance doe ordaine & make
this my last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge
First I comend my Soule into the handes of Almightie god in sure
certaine hope too be saved by the merritts and passion of Christe, and
my bodie to be buried in the churche of Cleeve, and of my temporall
goods as followeth; Item I give and bequeathe to Suzanna Spackman
my well beloved wife one hundred poundes of good and lawfull money
of England to be paid within six monthes next after my decease. Item
I give farther unto the said Suzanna my wife one bedsteed standinge
at the Mill, one feather bedd and boulster three paire of sheetes, one
paire of blanketts, one greene rugge and one Coverlidd and Sixe
napkins wth a Towell, and one great newe Chest standinge in the
Chamber togeather wth one Cofer & Truncke, wth one half of my
Bees in the hyves of the garden. Item I give and bequeath unto

Anne Hawkins fiftie poundes of good and lawfull money of England to be
paide within one yeare next after my decease. Item I give and bequeath unto
Anthony Spackman the sonne of Thomas Spackman fourtie pounds of good
and lawful money of England To be paid within one yeare next after my
decease Item Igive and bequeath unto Mary Spackman the daughter
of Thomas Spackman Tenne poundes of good and lawfull money of
England to be paid within one yeare next after my decease. Item I give &
bequeath unto Thomas Spackman the sonne of Thomas four poundes
to be paide within one yeare next after my decease. Item I give & bequeath
unto William Spackman the sonne of Thomas the some of tenn pounde
to be paide within one yeare next after my decease. Item I give & bequeathe
unto Elizabeth Spackman the daughter of Thomas the some of six pounde
to be paide within one yeare next after my decease Anf if shall happen
that any of the said children of Thomas Spackman shall happen to depart
this life before they shall accomplish the age of sixteen yeares That then
the said somes of money given to him or them shall be equallie devided amongest
the rest of the livinge. Item I give and bequeathe unto my sonne Thomas
Spackman twentie five pounds of good and lawfull money The note he
hath of myne alreadie in his handes Item I further give unto the churche
of Cleeve six shillings eight pence And to the Church of Hinton []
And to the poore of both parishes six shillings eight pence a peece All the
[] of my goods debtes [] and [] I give and bequeath unto
Roger Spackman my welbeloved sonne whome I ordaine and appoint to
be my whole and onely Executor of this my last Will and testament to
see my debtes and legacies well and truelie paid & discharged. Also my
desire and will is that John Spackman and John Sadler to be my
Overseers to this will In witness hereof I have subscribed my marke this
daie and I have above written In the presence of Francis Burford William
Hawkins John Sadler and John Spackman The marke of Ambrose Spackman.

Probate to Roger Spackman the son 20 May 1614. 

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