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1576 henry edes charnam street hungerford wil PCC will 10074
will of henry eades of charnam street parish of hungerford, co wilts, yeoman: Dated (?) 23 may 18eliz 
bequest to church of st. laurence 6s-8d, to poor of highworth 40s, to jone brabent julyan and mary her sister(s) 40s apiece (=£6)
to robert brabant, edward and john his brothers 20s apiece (=£6)
to my brother john edes suit and 40s
to brother christopher strainge suit and 25s
to agnes my sister 20s
to ursula my daughter all my lands in wilts and berks to herand her heirs conditionally that the said ursula nor her hiers sell any part or parcel of the said lands bequest. if she (or they) do then the lands are to go to my heir in reversion of ursula and heirs, viz to william brabant and for lack of heirs to william brabant i will them to james edes.
my wife to pay my daughter ursula £100 on her wedding day.
jone my wife to enjoy all profits during her life, and after her death to leave all goods and chattels belonging to the house that i now dwell in to ursula.
residue to jone, wife, executrix
bequest to sit thomas wroughton kt. 40s and to george hidden my second best ring, for that they shall be overseers.
23 may 18 eliz (1576) probate admin to joanne widow
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