Will of Elizabeth Coxe, widow, 1623

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In the name of god, Amen.  The ixth day of Julie, anno D(omi)ni 1623
I Elizabeth Coxe of Winslow in the County of Bucks widow,
being sicke in body, but in good & p(er)fect memorie, God be praysed for
It, do make this my last will & testament in maner & form following.
First I bequeth my soul unto Allmighty god, who created me, and
redeemed me by his son Jesus Christ by whose merites onely I trust
to be saved, and my body to be decently buried in the Church yard of
Winslow.  Concerning my worldly goods, first I give to my kins-
woman Rose Barker the summe of forty shillings and a ioyned
bedsteed, with a fether-bed, a bloster, a pillow & pillowbeere, a coverlet
& a blankett, and two paires of sheets, and also one ioyned presse,
and four pewter platters.  Item I give unto Thomas Coxe the sone
of Richard Coxe one table & a frame standing in the hall.  Item I
give unto Pearse Saunders my servant the sum(m)e of forty shillings
The rest of my goods unbequeathed I give unto Richard Coxe my
kinsman, whom I make sole Executor of this my last will and
testament.  In witnesse whereof I have hereunto set my marke
and caused my name to be subscribed the day and year first
above written.

Elizabeth Cox her mark

These being witnesses

Rob(er)t Maynwaring &
William Lowndes

[Probate 18[?] Oct 1623 to Richard Coxe]


Notes

Elizabeth Coxe, widow, was buried on 12 July 1623. She was probably the widow of Thomas Coxe, buried 14 April 1622.

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