ID: MARG_172_011

TitleWilliam Coole of East Mersea, 1615/6 Seafaring Man
AbstractWill of William Coole of East Mersey Seafaring Man 22 February 1615/6 transcribed from Essex Recorrd Office document D/ACW 7/248

Transcribed by Meg Ross checked by Sue Howlett February 2021

In the name of god Amen. The 22nd xxijth day of Februarie
A[nn]o.Domi[ni]. And in the 13th year of the raigne of o[ur]
most gracious sov[er]aign Kinge James; I William Coole
of Eastm[er]sey in the dyoces of London Seafaringman
being sicke in bodye but p[er]fitt in remembrance doe
Make this my Last Will in manner and forme -
followinge; First & principallie I comend my soule
into the hands of Allmightye god my Creator and to
Jhesus Christ my Allone saviour, And my Bodye to the
earth. I gyve unto Margrett my daughter Fortye
shillings of good & Lawfull money of Inglond to be payed
unto hir with in halfe a year after my decease -
Item I gyve unto William my sonn Fortye shillings to be
payed unto him at his age of xxj years; All the
residue of my goods I gyve unto Annis my wyfe
whome I make my Executrix; wittness to this my wyll
W[?]: Smyth Ellin Evens         the m[er]ke of William
                W Coole

Probate 30 April 1616

Published30 April 1616
SourceMersea Museum
IDMARG_172_011