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Will of Bartholomew Brind of Wroughton 7/Oct/1670.

Names children George, Thomas, William & Joane and brother in law Francis Tuck.

In the name of Amen, I Bartholomew Brind of Wroughton in the county of Wilts, husbandman, being sick in body yet in good and perfect memory - thanks be to God for it - do make my last will and testament as followeth.

Item - I give to my eldest son ten pounds to be paid at the end of his apprenticeship and schooling.

Item - I give to my sons Thomas and William thirty pounds a piece to be paid in one year after my decease.

Item - I give to my two daughters forty pounds a piece to be paid in one year after my decease and I give also to my daughter Joane my best bedstead. I would intrust Mr (or M E) Chadwell and my brother-in-law Francis Tuck to keep this money for my children and wife.

Item - I make my wife my sole executrix of this my last will and perform it according to the true intent and meaning hereof, in witness whereof I have put my hand and seal the seventh day of October 1670.

I also give to my son George one shilling.

The mark of Bartholomew Brind
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