Ellen Bullough 1627

 

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In the name of god amen the seventh day of December in the sixteenth year of the reign of our most gracious sovereign Lord Charles by the grace of god of England Scotland France and Ireland King defender of the faith etc.  I Ellen Bullough of Coppull in the county of Lancaster spinster being sick in body but of whole and perfect memory praised be God.  Do make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and form following.  First I give and bequeath my soul into the hands of almighty God my maker and redeemer hoping by the precious death and passion of our lord and savior Jesus Christ to have full pardon and remission of all my sins.  And also I will that my body be buried in Christian burial at the parish church of Standish. Item I give to Ralph Lowe children every child three shillings.  Item I give to Thomas Wornton son of Thomas Wornton of Coppull five shillings.  Item I give to George Abbott the younger two shillings.  Item I give two Isabel Pilkington two shillings.  Item I give to Matthew Wornton seven pounds ten shillings.  Item I give to my sister Agnes Dosen [?] twenty shillings and likewise I give to her the said Agnes my best petticoat and my best pair of sheets. Item whereas Ralph Lowe oweth to me twelve pounds ten shillings I give him the use of it for one whole year and sixteen shillings.  Item I give to Elisabeth Waring wife of Richard Waring my best petticoat but one my best pair of sheets but one and my best [illeg]. Item I give to the wife of John Wornton my best [illeg].  Item I give to the wife of Ralph Lowe of Coppull my long red coat.  Item I give to Thomas Lowe son of Ralph Lowe of Coppull one iron spinney one crow and a pair of iron tongs.  Item I give to Matthew Wornton a pair of bed stocks one feather bed one pair of sheets one boulster one pillow one coverlet two blankets and one bed hilling.  Item I give to Jenet Wornton daughter of Antonio Wornton of Coppull one pair of sheets.  Item I give all the rest of my goods to the children of Thomas Wornton of Coppull namely Antonio Wornton John Wornton and Matthew Wornton Lawrence Wornton Agnes Miller wife of Thomas Miller of Bispham and Elizabeth Waring wife of Richard Waring of Coppull equally amongst them to be divided my debts and funeral expenses being first paid and discharged also I make and ordaine George Abbott and Ralph Lowe both of Coppull my true and lawful executors hoping they will see this my last will and testament performed according to the true intents and meaning hereof.  Lastly it is my will and mind that my executors shall take up bread and drink for my burial so much as in their discretion they shall think fit and convenient for the same.  In witness hereof I have put my hand and seal the day and year above written

 Debts owing to me Ellen Bullough

 Imprimis Jefrey Prescott ix li

Nicolas Slater iij li

William Rogerson iij li

Raphe Lowe xij li x s

Mathew Wornton v li

Roger Bibie senior v s

Robert Hunt [?] xij s vj d

George Abbot xx s

uxor Raphe Lowe xx s

James Halste [?] Esqr xx s

 Summa totalis 42-17-6

 

Sealed signed & delivered in the presence of

Thomas Baly

Robte Lowe