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Wills of 17th Century Chatham Shipwrights
Prerogative Court of Canterbury (P.C.C.) Wills 1603 - 1699)

Hugh FREWEN - 1657

This is a Nuncupative Will, i.e. spoken in the presence of witnesses

Memorandum that upon Thursday the sixteenth day of Aprillin the yeare of our Lord God one thousand six hudred fiftie and seaven Hugh Frewen of the parish of Chatham in the countie of Kent shipwright being sicke in body but of perfect mind and memorie with an intent to make his will uttered and declared his last will nuncupative or by word of mouth in manner as followeth first he did will and bequeath unto his two brothers five pounds apiece and his wooollen clothes and also did nominate and appoint his loving wife Anne his sole executorix unto whom he did give and bequeath all the residue of his estate which gifts and bequests      ?      in effect aforesaid willed and bequeathed by the said testator being then of perfect mind and memorie unto the severall persons before named in the presence and hearing of Mary the wife of William Woodroff and Elizabeth the wife of John Berry the marke of Mary Woodroff the marke of Elizabeth Berry.

Proved 7th May 1657

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