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Offline Edward Scott

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Date of will
« on: Monday 08 April 19 18:30 BST (UK) »
Can anyone work out the date of this will?

it was proved in London on 26 Feb 1516/17 for John Cockett of Ampton Suffolk.

Many thanks

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Offline Vance Mead

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Re: Date of will
« Reply #1 on: Monday 08 April 19 18:42 BST (UK) »
I think I can see it as the ix day of August 1515.
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Re: Date of will
« Reply #2 on: Monday 08 April 19 18:47 BST (UK) »
Agree with Vance.

The fifteen - xvth - is splodged on the v, making it a little uncertain, but if there were a j following we should see it below the line.

Offline Edward Scott

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Re: Date of will
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 09 April 19 11:33 BST (UK) »
Thanks however a little confused, is it ix or xvth?

Must admit I cannot see either of these from the shapes in the will :)
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Offline Vance Mead

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Re: Date of will
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 09 April 19 12:19 BST (UK) »
It's the ixth day and the xvth year, both times th written above.

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Pontifex - Bucks
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Offline Edward Scott

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Re: Date of will
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 09 April 19 12:24 BST (UK) »
Thanks, I need new glasses  :)
Scott - Lincolnshire
Jobson - Lincolnshire, Suffolk
Needham - Lincolnshire
Wayet - Lincolnshire

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