Description Will of Elizabeth Stape of Middlesex
Date 17 September 1611
Catalogue reference PROB 11/118
Dept Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Series Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers
Piece Name of Register: Wood Quire Numbers: 59 - 108

In the name of God; I Elizabeth Stape in the Countie of Middlesex the fifteenth daie of September and the eighth yeare of the reigne of Sovereigne Lord Kinge James that name? is being sicke of bodye; I Ceble? Stape perfect memorye. I bequeathinge soule to Christe Jesus my Redeemer, my Bodie to the grave, doe make my last will and Testament in the manner and follinge. First, I give unto my sonne Boldinge Stape Tenne shillings. Item I give unto both my daughters Elizabeth Coythe? and Marie Stape my youngest daughter my house and .... them and the orchard and garden and yarde with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging lyinge in the Northend of Stewkley in Buckingham. Item I give .. ... ... ... ... equallie to be divided between them. Item I will that the longest liver shall have all and to the longest liver her heires to have all. Item I give unto Marie Stape my ... the land? one Coperinge?, one blankett and one feather pillowe and all that ... ... it. Item I give unto the saide Marie another cheste ... all that is in it. Item I give more? to her one isyued? bed sheete and one paire of sheete and another feather pillowe. Item I will that my twoe daughters that must be my Executors shall paie unto my sonne Boldinge Stape three pounds ... due to him before this will made ... one whole yeare after the will be prooved of good and lawfull money of England ... ... frande? guile? or de..? Item I give unto Johne ...'s sonne 1 shillinge. Item I give unto Helline Sterne's sonne 1 shillinge. Item I give unto my ... Daughters Elizabeth and Marie Twentie five shillinges that is due unto me nowe ... next from one Richard Page now dwellinge in the same house and in the same towne aforesaid. Item I appoint Elizabeth and Marie my twoe duaghters to be my Executors of this my will and last Testament. I have sett unto my hand and sealle and by my owne hand the daie and yeare above written, signed and sealed in the presence of us. By me Sibell Stape, Robert Lawrence?, ... Nogood? and William Casroll?.

Probatum is in Latin.