Peter Brown Family History

Will of Joan Dungate 1693

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Joan Dungate East Grinstead 10/06/1693 16/02/1694 CRO XA26/50 (A41-141) Kinswoman: Marry Sadler & her sister Ann Leppard and her sons William Sadler, John Sadler
Henry Brasted (deceased) and his son Henry Brasted and brother Jeremia Brasted,
Joseph Dungate and his sons John, Stephen, Joseph & Henry
Executor Ann Constable wife of Thomas Constable
DuS1590 Transcript

The following is a transcription of the will made by Dave Woolven - July 2006
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)


Dungate 1693
In the name of God Amen the 10th day of June in the year of our Lord 1693 I Joan Dungate widdow of the parish of East Grinstead in the County of Sussex spinsters.  Being very sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God.  I doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in maner and form following, that is to say.  First and chifely I give my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it me and my body I commend to the earth to be decently buried in Christian buriall at the discretion of my executrix, nothing doubting but at the Generall Resurrecttion I shall receive the same a gain by the mighty power of God, as touching worldly estate where with it hath pleased God to bless me I give, devise, bequeath and dispose the same in maner and form following. 
Imprimis I give unto my loveing kinswoman Marry Sadler of South Bestead in the County of Sussex and to the children of Ann Leppard, sister of the said Marry Sadler all my wearing apparell linen and woolen to be devided among them at the discretion of my executrix. 
Item I give and bequeath unto William Sadler son of the said Marry Sadler four pound to be paid by my executrix within six moneths next after my decease. 
Item I give and bequeath unto John Sadler son of the said Marry Sadler four pound to be paid by my executrix within six moneths next after my decease to his mother Marry Sadler the said four pound to be paid by her to John Sadler when he comes to the age of twenty one years. 
Item I give and bequeath unto Henry Brasted son of Henry Brasted deceased five pound to be paid by my executrix within six moneths next after my decease. 
Item I give and bequeath unto Jeremia Brasted brother of the said Henry Brasted ten shillings to be paid by my executrix within six moneths next after my decease. 
Item I give and bequeath unto BLANK Leppard husband of Ann Leppard afore said and unto all the children of the said Ann Leppard that shall be liveing twelve pence a peice to be paid by my executrix within six moneths next after my decease. 
Item I give and bequeath unto John and Stephen and Joseph and Henry Dungate sons of Joseph Dungate twelve pence a piece to be paid by my executrix within six moneths next after my decease and of this my last will and Testament
I make Ann Cinstable the wife of Thomas Cinstable mercer of East Grinstead a fore said my full and whole executrix and I doe hereby utterly disallow, revoke and annul all and every other former Testaments, Wills, legacies, bequests and executors or executrix by me in any wise before this time named, willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and Testament in wittness whereof I have here unto sett my hand and seall the day of the year a bove written. 
The mark of Joan (X) Dungate
 Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Joan Dungate as her last will and Testament in the presence of:   Frances Milles;  the marke of Phillip (PM) Milles;  Tho: Candler

(Latin) 16th February 1693.  Proved by Anne Constable wife of Thomas Constable the executrix named in the said Will to whom administration was granted &c.  Before me John Staples?

Transcribed from a photocopy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales.   NP20 6LB    Tel 01633 858 359          28 July 2006
Transcribed for Nathan Dylan Goodwin BA (Hons), 1 Ivydene Cottages, Westenhanger, Hythe, Kent.  CT21 4HS   nathan.goodwin@orange.net