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Page 34, Will, Leonard Sheild, 24 January 1698; Inventory, Leonard Sheild, 16 December 1699

May ye 31 1699 Jan ye 24th Ao
Dni 1698
In the Name of God Amen I Leonard Sheild of the
Bridge Eale being weak in Body but whole in mind & in
perfect memory praised be God Doe make & Ordaine this my
last Will & Testament in manner & form following: First
I present my soule into ye hand of Almighty God my maker
hopeing through ye meritorious Death & passion of my Lord
& Saviour Jesus Christ to receive Free pardon & forgiveness
of all my sins & as for my Body to be buried in ye Church
or Church Yeard in Allendaile And for those Earthly
Goods wch God have bestowed upon me I Give & Despose
of as followeth. I Give my Holy Bible to Leonard Sheild
of ye Pyatrune and all ye rest of my goods & moneys whatso-
-ever I Give & Leave to Ann my wife and I make Ann my
wife sole Executoix of this my last Will & Testament
revokeing all other Wills heretofore made In Witnesse
whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale the Day &
Year first above writen. Signed Sealed in ye presence
of us Hugh Wilson Leonard Wilson John Sheild
Leonard Sheild
A True & perfect Inventory of all & Singular ye Goods and
Chattells of Leonard Shield Late of Bridge Eale in ye County
of Northumberland Yeom Decd Valued & Apprized the
sixteenth Day of December Ao Regni Dni nri Willi Tertij*
nunc Rx Angl &c Undecimo Annoq Dni 1699* by us whose
names are hereunto subscribed.
£: s: d:
ImpsHis Horse Purse & Apparell 12: 0: 0:
Item His Chattell (vizt) 5 Kine* 08: 0: 0:
Item His Corne & Hay 03: 0: 0:
Item His Household Goods 05: 0: 0:
Item one Large Bible 01: 0: 0:
Rents oweing to ye Decd
Imps p Leonard Sheild Senr de Huntreds* 04: 10: 0:
Item p Wm Viccars Junr of ye parsonage of Whitfd} 00: 19: 6
for a parcell of Land called Pryfeild }
Item Debt oweing to ye sd Decd p Wm Cultherd of over} 00: 7: 9
Bppside }
Tot: 34: 17: 3:
Funerall Expenses 07: 01: 2
Cuth Roddam Willm Wilson } Apprizers
Chris Wilkinson Hugh Wilson}

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