Broadstreet Ward. Mr. Kendricks Will. 128

Broadstreet Ward. Mr. Kendricks Will.

giving Bond with two sufficient Sureties, to be tryed and allowed by balloting, and not otherwise, for repayment of the same Money to the said Company. And so the same Money to be lent out by the said Company in this manner, from three Yeeres to three Yeeres, for ever.

And my will and desire is, that these my five present Servants, shall be (upon Security as aforesaid) first preferred to the enjoying of this Loane; to wit, William Powle, Thomas Newman, and Simon Gandy, the first three Yeeres; and Andrew Kendricke and Christopher Pack, the next two Parcels that shall come in, and be received in, after they shall be Freemen of that Company. And for performance hereof, the said nine hundred Pounds, shall be paid unto the Treasurer of the said Company in London, for the time being, at the end of one Yeere next after my decease.

His Servants first preferred to the benefit of the Loane.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Brother William Kendrick of Reading in the County of Berks, Clothier, and to his Children now borne and living, the Summe of two thousand Pounds: Whereof one third part for himselfe, and the other two Parts for his said Children. The same two third Parts of the said Summe of two thousand Pounds, to be equally divided to and amongst his said Children, share and share like.

To his Brother William Kendrick and his Children.

And my will is, that the said two thousand Pounds bee paid to my said Brother, at the end of three Yeeres next after my decease: And that he shall pay his said Children their several Shares thereof before limited; that is to say, to his Sonne his Share and Part, when he commeth to the age of twenty foure Yeeres: And to his Daughter, her Share and Part, when she commeth to the age of one and twenty Yeeres, or at the Day of her marriage, which shall first happen.

Payment of the two thousand pounds to his Brother and Children, and how.

And if it fortune either of my said Brothers Children to dye or decease, before their respective Legacies aforesaid shall grow due, as above; that then the part of such Child so deceasing, shall accrue and be paid to the surviver of the said Children, at the day and time before appointed.

For mortality in either of the Children.

Item, I give and bequeath to my said Brother William Kendrick, my Gold Ring which was my Fathers; with the Letters T.K. therein engraven, and a Knot betweene the same Letters.

The Gift of his Gold Ring.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Sister Anne Newman of Reading in the County of Berks, the Sum of one thousand Marks, to be paid at the end of one Yeere next after my decease.

A thousand Markes given to his Sister.

Item, I give and bequeath unto the Children of my said Sister, Anne Newman, the Sum of two thousand Markes; to bee equally divided amongst them share and share like. And the Shares of such as are already married (if they be Daughters) or are foure and twenty Yeeres of age, to bee paid to them at the end of one Yeere after my decease. And the Shares of the rest, to be paid to such as be Sonnes; when they shall be foure and twenty Yeeres of Age. And to the Daughters, at their Day of Marriage; or when thay shall come to one and twenty Yeeres of Age respectively, which of these shall happen to bee first.

Two thousand Markes given to his Sisters Children, and in what manner.

And if it shall happen any of the said Children of my said Sister to dye, before the age and time so prefixed for payment, as aforesaid (I meane, those that be yet under that age, and unmarried) then my will is: That the share and part of such as shall so dye, shall accrue and bee paid unto the rest of the same Children then surviving, share and share like; and at the dayes and times of payment before appointed, for their own severall Shares and Parts.

In case of mortality or death happening among the Children.

But my will and meaning is, that Thomas Newman, Son of my said Sister; shall not have any part or share of this said Legacy of two thousand Markes: Because I give him a large Legacy apart by this my Will. Therefore the said two thousand Markes is to bee divided and shared among the rest of the Children of my said Sister, as aforesaid.

Thomas Newman excepted from this Legacy.

Item, I doe hereby absolutely acquit and forgive my Brother in law Thomas Newman, of Reading aforesaid, Husband to my Sister Anne Newman; the Summe of one hundred Markes, which he oweth me by his Bond, due the second Day of November, An. Dom. 1623. being all that he oweth me at the date of this my Will.

A Bond forgiven to his Sisters Husband.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Sister Alice Vigures of Excester, in the County of Devon, the Summe of five hundred Pounds; to be paid her at the end of two Yeeres next after my decease.

Five hundred pounds given to his Sister Alice Vigures.

Item, I give and bequeath to the Children of my said Sister Alice Vigures the Summe of one thousand Pounds, to be equally divided among them share and share like. And if any of them being Sonnes) bee of the age of foure and twenty Yeeres; or any of them, (being Daughters) bee of the age of one and twenty Yeeres, or married, then the Share and Parts of such respectively, shall be paid at the end of two Yeeres next after my decease. And the Shares and Parts of the rest, shall bee paid to such as are Sonnes, at the age of foure and twenty Yeeres: And to such as bee Daughters, at their age of one and twenty Yeers, or at the Dayes of their Marriage, which of them shall first happen to come respectively.

A thousand pounds given to his said Sisters Children, and in what manner.

But my will and meaning is, that Simon Gandy, Sonne of my said Sister Alice Vigures, shall not have any part or share of this Legacy of one thousand Pounds: Because I give him a large Legacy apart by himselfe in this my Will. But my meaning is, that this said Legacy of one thousand Pounds, so given as aforesaid, shall bee equally divided among the rest of the Children of my said Sister; excluding the said Simon Gandy from all part and share of the same: And if it shall happen any of the said Children of my said Sisiter Alice Gandy, to dye before the age and time of payment appointed as aforesaid (I meane, when they bee under that age, and umarried:) then my will and meaning is, that the share and part of such as shall so dye; shall bee paid and accrue unto the rest of the same Children so surviving, to each of them equally, and share and share like: And at the dayes and times of payment before appointed, for their owne severall shares and parts.

Simon Gandy excluded from this thousand Pounds and the Intent of this distribution.

In case of mortality and death of the Children.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Brother James Winche of Parley in the County of Berks, and to his Children, the Summe of one thousand Pounds: Whereof one third part for himselfe, the other two third parts for his said Children. The same two third parts to bee divided equally amongst the said Children of my said Brother, share and share like.

To his Brother James Winche and his Children.

And my will is, that this said Summe of one thousand Pounds, shall bee paid to my said Brother James Winche, at the end of one Yeere next after my decease, and that hee shall pay forthwith unto such of his Children, as (being Sonnes, and of the age of foure and twenty Yeeres, or married) their severall Shares and Proportions of the said two third Parts of this Summe of one thousand Pounds. The Shares and Parts of the rest of his Children, he shall retain in his owne hands, untill his said Children (being Sonnes) shall be the age of foure and twenty Yeeres: And being Daughters, shall bee at the age of one and twenty Yeeres, or be married; and then he shall pay every of them their severall Shares and Parts respectively.

The Payment of this thousand Pounds to his Brother and Children.

And