Broadstreet Ward. Mr. Kendricks Charities. 129

Broadstreet Ward. Mr. Kendricks Charities.

And if it shall happen any of the said younger Children to dye, before the time of payment so limited as aforesaid: Then my will and meaning is, that the part and share of such as shal so decease shall accrue unto the rest of the said Children of my said Brother, that shall then survive; to bee equally divided amongst them share and share like, and to bee paid at the daies and times before appointed.

In case of death and mortality of the younger Children.

Item, I give and bequeath to thirty of my poorest Kindred in the Towne of Reading in Barkshire, the Summe of three hundred Pounds, to be paid unto my Brother William Kendrick, within three Moneths after my decease. And by him to be distributed by ten Pounds in every parcell, as hee in his discretion shall thinke good: Wherein I pray him to be very carefull, to bestow the same where there is most need and best desert.

Three hundred pounds to his poorest Kindred in Reading.

Item, I give and bequeath to old Elizabeth Kendrick of Reading, Daughter to my Fathers Brother William Kendrick (as I take it) the Sum of fifty Pounds; to be paid her within three Moneths after my decease.

Fifty pounds to old Elizabeth Kendrick of Reading.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Kinseman Thomas Newman, now residing at Delft in Holland, the Summe of one thousand Pounds. To be paid him upon the five and twenty day of October, which shall be in the Yeere of our Lord God, 1626. when his time of Service expireth. Provided, that he remaine with my Partner Mr. Laurence Halstead, and serve him his said full time.

To Thomas Newman of Delft in Holland.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Kinsman and late Servant Simon Gandy, the Summe of one thousand Pounds, to be paid him within one Yeere next after my decease.

One thousand pounds to Simon Gandy.

Item, I give and bequeath unto Arthur Aynscombe, Merchant, now residing at Antwerp; who hath a share with me in Trade; the Summe of five hundred Pounds, to be paid him within two Yeeres after my decease. Provided that he goe forward in trade with Mr Laurence Halstead (if he the said Master Halstead shall desire it) unto the end of our Contract, which will be the five and twentieth Day of October, Anno Dom. 1626.

Five hundred pounds to Arthur Aynscombe.

Item, I give and bequeath to Barney Reymer, Merchant, now residing at Delft, who hath also a share with me in trade; the Sum of five hundred Pounds, to be paid him within two Yeeres next after my decease. Provided that hee goe forward in trade with Mr. Laurence Halstead, (if he the said Mr. Halstead shall desire it) unto the end of our Contract, which will bee the five and twentieth Day of October, Anno Dom. 1626, as is abovesaid.

Five hundred pounds to Barney Reymer.

Item, I give and bequeath to Master John Quarles, who was my Master, the Summe of five hundred Pounds, to bee paid him within a Yeere next after my decease. And my earnest request unto Mr. Laurence Halstead is, that unto the end of our Contract of Partnership, (which will be the five and twentieth Day of Ocober, Anno Domini 1626.) the same Mr. Quarles may have his Dyet, Lodging and Washing, in his the said Mr. Halstead's House, free, and without paying any thing therefore, as he now hath it with me. And my desire also is, that he may continue to keepe the Bookes of our partable Account, untill the aforesaid twenty fifth Day of October, 1626. and be paid his wonted yeerely Allowance of fifty Pounds for the same. And I doe hereby freely and absolutely forgive the said Mr. John Quarles, the Summe of three hundred Pounds, which he oweth me, payable at pleasure, being lent him the last of March, Anno 1615. and being all that he oweth me at the date of this my Will.

Five hundred pounds to his Master John Quarles, now living in his House.

Item, I give and bequeath to Master George Lowe, heretofore my Partner, the Summe of three hundred Pounds, to bee paid him within one Yeere next after my decease. And I doe hereby forgive him, all that is due unto me for his lodging, diet, firing and washing, which he hath had of me now six Yeeres together.

Three hundred pounds to Mr. George Lowe.

Item, I give and bequeath to Thomas Bilingsley, Sonne of Sir Henry Bilingsley, Knt. and Alderman of London, deceased, the Sum of two hundred Pounds, to be paid him within one Yeere next after my decease. And I doe absolutely forgive him the Summe of two hundred Pounds, which hee oweth mee by his Bond, due the twentieth of December, Anno, 1625. and lent him the twentieth of this present Moneth, for a Yeere.

Two hundred pounds to Thomas Bilingsley.

Item, I give and bequeath to the Executors of Thomas Jackson, of London, Merchant, deceased, (whom I take to be Miles Jackson, the Sonne of the said Thomas) the Sum of three hundred Pounds, to be paid at the end of one Yeere next after my decease.

Three hundred pounds to Thomas Jackson's Executors.

Item, I give and bequeath to Lucas van Peenen of Middleburgh in Zealand, Sonne of Roger van Peenen of that Town, deceased; the Summe of fifty Pounds Sterling, to be paid over by Exchange, within two Moneths after my decease: Payable at Usance to John Mount-Stephen, now residing in that Towne, to be paid over to the said Lucas van Peenen, forthwith after he hath received it, in the full Flemish Summe which the same shall produce.

Fifty pounds to Lucas van Peenen.

Item, I give and bequeath to Jeremias Poets, of the same Towne of Middleburgh in Zealand, (if he be the Executor of his Brother Hance Poets, deceased) the Summe of twenty Pounds Sterling: To be made over by Exchange within two Moneths after my decease. Payable at Usance, to John Mount-Stephen aforenamed; and by him forthwith (after his receipt thereof) to be paid over to the said Jeremias Poets, in the full Flemish Summe which the same shall produce.

Twenty pounds to Jeremias Poets of Middelburgh.

Item, I give and bequeath to William Powle, my covenant Servant, the Summe of two hundred Pounds: To bee paid him within sixe Moneths after my decease.

Two hundred pounds to his Servant Will. Powle.

Item, I give and bequeath to Andrew Kendricke my Apprentice, the Summe of three hundred Pounds: To bee paid him, when he shall have served seven Yeeres, from the commencement of the terme of his Indenture.

Three hundred pounds to his Apprentice Andrew Kendricke.

Item, I give and bequeath to the said Andrew Kendricke, the Summe of one hundred Pounds more: In lieu of so much given mee with him by his Father John Kendricke; to be paid him within three Moneths next after my decease, upon acquittance to be given by his said Father therefore.

One hundred pounds more to the same Person.

Item, I give and bequeath to Christopher Packe mine Apprentice, the Sum of one hundred Pounds: To bee payed him within three Months next after my decease.

To Christopher Pack his Apprentice one hundred pounds.

Item, I give and bequeath to Thomas Mayle my Horse-keeper, the Summe of twenty Pounds: To be paid him within two Moneths next after my decease.

Twenty pounds to his Horsekeeper.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Maid Dorothy, the Summe of twenty Pounds; to bee paid her within two Moneths next after my decease.

Twenty pounds to his Maid Dorothy.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Maid Margaret the Summe of twenty Pounds; to bee paid her within two Moneths next after my decease.

Twenty pounds to his Maid Margaret.

Item, I give and bequeath unto John Hutwith my Drawer, the Summe of fifty Pounds;

To his Drawer Hutwith fifty pounds.

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