Edmund Woodgreene (c.1578 - 1648)

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Dover, Kent, England
Occupation: Mariner
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About Edmund Woodgreene

Will

In the Name of god Amen The ffourteenth Daie of February Anno Domini One Thousand Six hundred fortie three in the Nyneteenth year of the Reign of our Soveraigne Lord Charles King of England that___ ___ __ I Edmund Woodgreene of the Towne and Port of Dover in the Coun- tie of Kent Mariner, weake and in _______ in Bodie, but of good and perfect memorie praised bee God Doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Tesstament in manner and fforme folowing That is to saie ffirst I recommend my Soul into the hands of Almighty god my maker trusting ________ ________ the _____ of Jesus Christ my Saviour to bee made partaker of life everlasting And _________ my Bodie over with a good Will and free heart I give it over commending it to the earth whereof it came from I make and ordaine my sonn Robert Woodgreene and my daughter Katherine Tiddeman mine executors of this my Last Will and Tesstament And of the execu- tion of the same I make and ordayne John Loome of the Town and Port of Dover aforesaid juratt overseer And I herby revoak and adnull all and everie other for- mer Testaments Wills Legacies Bequests executors and overseers by mee in aniewise before this time named willed and bequeathed Item I will and devise unto my sonn Isack Woodgreen and to his heirs forever, my messuages Tenemt wherein I now dwell with all and singular the edifires buildinge Courts yards Gardens and appurtenances there unto belonging scituate and being in the Towne and Port of Dover aforesaid Item I will and devise unto my said sonn Isack and to his heirs for ever my Messuage or Tenement wherein my sonn John Woodgreene doth nowe dwell with the Backside and appurtenances thereunto belonging ____and being in the Town and Port of Dover aforesaid provides all___and my will and meaning is that my sonn Robert Woodgreene and his heires and asignes shall from time to time, at all times forever here after have the use and benefit of the Backside loft abovementioned to doe his and their necessary buisines there, and also ofthe well in the said Backside to dra__ have take and fetch water there __ the said Robert Woodgreene his heires and asignes finding and alowing one half of the charges towards the repayring keeping and amending of the said well well roap, Bucket and Curb of the said well when and so often as need shall require. Item I will and devise unto my said sonn Robert Woodgeene and to his heires for ever my messuage & Tenements in Whitefeild which I purchased of Simon Goad (?)to bee equally divided betweene them item I give unto the poore of the Parish of St. James the Apostle in the Towne and Port of Dover aforesaid Twenty shillings to bee paid and distributed unto them by my executors att their discretion Item I give and bequeath unto my said Sonn John Woodgreene Twenty shillings Item I give unto my said Son John John Woodgreene two____ five Pounds a peice of lawfull money of Eng- land to bee paid unto them by my executors within Two years next after my de- cease Item I give and bequeath unto my said sonn Isack Woodgreene my Quarter part of the good ship called the Jacob of Dover whereof Richard_____ is named master,and of all the stocke ffurniture apparell and appurtnances thereunto belonging or appertayning Item I give unto my fewer grand children which my sonn in Law Edward Goodwyn had by my daughter Jane Ten Pounds a peice of lawfull money of England, to bee paid unto them within Two yeares next after my decease Item I give unto my Grandchild Mary Tiddeman daughter of Katherine Tiddeman aforesaid ffiftie pounds of lawfull money of England to bee paid unto herewithin two yeares next after my decease Item I give unto my Grandchild Mary Tiddeman my best Bed and Bedsted standing in the loft over my Parlour, My best ______,Two Blankets, and two paire of sheetes with all the furniture and appurt- nances belonging to the said Bed and Bedstead Item all other my shipping money of plate Goods and Chattels whatsoever not formerly given and bequeathed, my Debts Legacies and funerall expenses being paid and discharged I give unto my said exe- cutors Robert Woodgreene and Katharine Tiddeman to bee equally divided be- tween them In Wittness whereof I the said Edmund Woodgreen have here unto sett my hand and seale Dated the Daie and yeare first above written Signed Sealed published and declared in the presence of John Loome Edmund Gwiliam (?) Sr_______ that ____ will above said was ______ _____ of the S ________ _____ _____ of the _____ Edward gwiliam Sr

Source: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers: PROB 11/204/623; The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, England.

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Edmund Woodgreene's Timeline

1578
1578
England
1606
1606
Age 28
Of,Dover,Kent,Eng
1610
1610
Age 32
Of Dover, Kent, England
1625
June 16, 1625
Age 47
Saint James The Apostle, Dover, Kent, England
1648
June 29, 1648
Age 70
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1648
Age 70
Dover, Kent, England
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