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Offline Edward Scott

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1445 will translation from Latin - part 8
« on: Friday 12 April 19 15:03 BST (UK) »
Part 8
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Re: 1445 will translation from Latin - part 8
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 13 April 19 09:55 BST (UK) »
... and three hundred ewes resting in the town of Bernham, together with all their lambs that are suckling and [...] with them there, and all other my goods that are in the same town of Bernham, except for all my wool, and ten quarters of malt; this wool and malt and all the rest of my goods and chattels not bequeathed above I leave and commit to my executors named below, to sell and to receive the money and spend it in pious deeds, for the health of my soul and the souls of all the faithful deceased, as seems best to the same executors for pleasing God and for advancing our said souls. For carrying out the above will and for seeing it to completion, I constitute and make my executors Margaret my wife, Thomas Drury & John Baxter of Thetford, with my close and faithful friend John Coket ...

(I'll come back to the missing word.)

ADDED - the above section was later found to be from a different will, see https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=811441.msg6716296#msg6716296

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Re: 1445 will translation from Latin - part 8
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 13 April 19 10:12 BST (UK) »
Almost there

Thanks again
Scott - Lincolnshire
Jobson - Lincolnshire, Suffolk
Needham - Lincolnshire
Wayet - Lincolnshire

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