Thomas Pilkington

In the name of God Amen. I Thomas Pilkington of Would newton in the countie of Lincolne shire …......................... but of perfect remembrance ( thanked be to God) Doe make this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following. First I bequeath my soule into the Hand of Almightie God trusting to be saved only by …................................... and mediation, And my bodie to be …....... from …..... if ….... to be buried in chancell of the church on Would newton aforesaid require my ….......... Executor to promise a sermon to be preached at my buriall And to give …......... Pilkington to the …..... And to provide a mourning gown …. for my beloved wife, and a nother for my daughter Elizabeth, and have gloated for my two sonnes Nathaniel and Marke Item I doe give unto the children of my sonne Nathaniel, Thomas, Elizabeth, Dugood, George and Marie. The sonne of an ….................. of good and lawfull English money viz to Thomas …..... some of Eightie pounds, to Dugood ….the some of Sixtie pounds, To George........ the some …..... of thirtie pounds To Elizabeth........... daughter the some of tenne pounds, and to Marie ...youngest daughter the some of tenne pounds upon the dominion and confirmation... That Margarett my …. beloved wife shall quietlie and peacablie …................................................ profitt and …......... (during her naturall life) all that …......................................................................................................................................................................................responsable to the same belonging and …......................................................................lying and being in the town …............ and territorie of Binbrooke within the countie of Lincolne latelie passte by my son to the San Nathaniel and Anne his wife and to give …............. for the ….......... Nathaniel confirming …......... Mr Morton my sonne in lawe, and Marke my sonne to ….......... for their quiet and peacable possessision of the same during the same …......... life …................................... ….............................. of good and lawfull Englsh money to be paid unto the said Nathaniel and the assigned at the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Marie in …......... Item I doe give and bequeath unto Thomas Pilkington the eldest sonne of my sonne Marke the some of Twentie pounds of good and lawfull English money, Item I doe give and bequeath unto Matthias the youngest sonne of my sonne Marke the some of ….............. of like lawfull English money Item I doe give and bequeath unto the two daughters ...of the …. marks of like lawfull English money Item I doe give and bequeath unto John Morton my grand.... the some of five pounds of good and lawfull English money Item I do give and bequeath unto Ross Morton, Jane Morton Ernest Morton ….. and to William Morton my sonne in law the some of five markes to …. out of …. of like lawfull money of England, Item I doe give and bequeath unto the poor of would newton the right and just some of tenne pounds of good and lawfull English money to remain in the care of my sone Nathaniel and marke and ….................. to bee put onto the …......... of the said poor to …........... royall and to be distributed …................... at …............ masse according to the discretion of my son former Nathaniel and …...................................................... together with the Minister and churchwardens of the said..... for the time being and the said …....................... to remain and …... for the …....................... Item I doe give and bequeath unto my sonne Nathaniel on silver cupp and all my silver spoons (except four, that I will …........ my wife shall not during her naturall life. And my will and my …........ unto my said wife shall …............ the best bed and furniture, the best subbed ….......... ….................................. (during her naturall life) and then to returne to my Executor. Item I doe give and bequeath unto my sonne Marke the sone of Tenne pounds of good and lawfull English money, except of my goods my …................ I give to my sonne Nathaniel whom I make Executor of this my last will and Testament, for witnesse ….....

same left to my same and stable the ...th day of May in the Thirtenth year of the raign of our sovereign Lord James by the grace of God King of England France and Ireland and of Scotland the ….......... of me Thomas Pilkington clerk this being witnessed, Nathaniel Pilkington, Marke Pilkington, Elizabeth Morton.

PROBATUM fuit testamentum imprastscriptum apud Somon coram venerabili viro domino Benet inlibet Doctore …..... prerogatione …......... magno Dustode sine …................. sexto die menso Novembiro anno domini millesimo …............................................................ (Nathaniel Pilkington …...........