ID: MARG_111

TitleWill of Robert Gybbe of West Mersea
AbstractWill of Robert Gybbe of West Mersea 27 February 1543 transcribed from Essex Record Office document D/ABW 16/96

Transcriber Beverley Smith May 2020

In the name of god amen the vii day of february in the vii year of the
reygne of o[ur] sover[er]an[e] lord kyng edward the sixte
I Robert gybbe seke in body & hole in mynde do make thys my last
wyll and testament in forme folowyng item fyrst I bequethe my
solle unto god allmyghty the maker theroff & my body to be buryed in
the church yard of westm[er]sey

I gyve to my wyfe my house and my lande duryng hyr lyfe &
at the deth of my wyfe I gyve it to my son Johne & he to pay
hys syster xls out of the same lande

also I gyve to Johne gybbe my son iii yonge beafe and x yewes
I gyve to my doughtt[er] iii yonge beafe and x yewes to be dely
veryd at the age of xvi yere & yf the one dye the other to have the hole
th[a]t is be queth the[m] both

I gyve to ev[er]y one of ------- brother chyldre[n] a lambe
I gyve to my godchyldre[n] ev[er]y one ................ iiij d
I make to my excecutors my wyfe & my brother Rychard gybbe
also I make Robert Fawkes the sup[er]vysor of my wyll to se it
truly p[er]formed

Thes beying wytnesses Robert Fawkes Wyll[ia]m
Fawkes Wyll[ia]m payne Wyll[ia] henton w[i]t[h] othermore

Published27 February 1543
SourceMersea Museum