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
Probatum is in Latin.