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Wills - Pointington

The Will of Grace Pointington - 9 January 1587/88

In the name of god amen the ninethe daye of Januarye in the thirtieth yeare of the raigne of our soveraigne Ladie Elizabethe the quenes majestie that now is Anno domini a thousand five hundred eightie eight I Grace Pointington of Tyneham in the countie of Dorsett beinge sick in bodie but of perfect remembrance doe make my last will and testament in manner and forme followinge Viz ffirst I bequeathe my Sowle to almightie god And my body to the earthe Item I give unto my Sister Marie Webber widdowe twentie poundes to be payde within one quarter of a yeare after my decease and after the decease of my Sister the money to remaine unto her daughter Elizabeth Webber And I give unto my Sister Webber all my Smocke and Lynen Aprons And to her daughter Elizabeth my durance gowne and a petticote next the best Item I give to my Brother Nicholas Poyntingtons wife my best gowne my best petticote all my best bandes and best georgette Item to my Sister Anne Sampford I give my best hatt and a kirtle Item to my Sister Dorothye Winter I give my taffata apron Item I give unto my sisters five Holland yard kerchers Item to Ayme Cole a payer of Gatten gloves two payer of stocking my best cavegarde (?)and a gowlde ringe Item to my sonne Hector Daunt als Pointington I give twentie poundes to be paide at the time he shall come to the age of twentie yeares Also I appoynte my sonne my executor And John Williams and Edmond Argenton gen overseers of this my Last will and testament

9 November 1588 Administration granted to Nicholas Pointington brother of the deceased during the minority of Hector Daunt otherwise Pointington

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Will kindly transcribed by Ros Dunning