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In the name of God Amen I Elizabeth Strudwicke of Hardham als Herringham in the County of Sussex widow being sicke & weake in body but of sound Y pfect memory & rememberance praised bee God therefore Doe make & ordaine this my last will & testament in manner and forme following (that is to say)

first I give & bequeath my soul into the hands of almighty God my heavenly father hopeing & assuredly trusting in & through the merritts & mediation of Jesus Christ my only saviour & redeemer to receive free pardon & forgiveness of all my sins and eternall bliss in his eternall Kingdom

And as to the disposal of such worldly estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to endow mee with all I give devise & bequeath them in manner & forme following (that is to say)

First I give & bequeath unto my son in law George Lennard als Edmones one shilling to bee paid unto him within six months next after my decease

Also I give & bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth the wife of the said Son in Law George Lennard als Edmones & to my Grandchild Mary their daughter all my wearing apparell to bee delivered unto them within one month next after my decease

Also I give & bequeath unto my son Edmond Strudwicke one shilling to bee paid unto him within six months next after my decease

Alsoe I give & bequeath unto my son Charles Strudwicke one shilling to bee paid unto him within six months next after my decease

Alsoe I give and bequeath unto my son John Billinghurst the sum of tenn shillings to bee paid unto him within six months next after my decease

Alsoe I give & bequeath unto my Grandchild & Granddaughter Eliza Billinghurst the sum of five shillings to bee paid her within six months next after my decease

All the rest residue and remainder of my goods & chattells & personal Estate I give & bequeath unto my son William Billinghurst whom I make sole executor of this my last will & testament

Witnesse whereof I the said Elizabeth Strudwicke have to this my last will & testament have set my hand & seal the 10th day of October 1681 Elizabeth Strudwicke her mark

Read signed sealed published & declared by the said Eliza Strudwicke to bee her last will & testament in the presence of Richard Ridall his mark Thomas Raynesford

Probatum Mrch 1682 to William Billinghurst son of the deceased

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