The Will of Alice Strudwicke of Kirdford 1594 Chichester wills Vol 14 Page 360

(This will is very faint and difficult if not impossible to read)

In the name of god amen the xvj day of Septembr in the year or Lord 1591 I Alice Strudwick of -fold in the parish of Kerdford in the county of Sussex widowe being sicke in bodie but whole in minde and of good & perfect remembrance thanks be to allmightie god do make and ordaine this my testament containing this my last will in manner and forme following that is to say

I commite my soule to allmightie god my maker and redeemer – hope of resurecion in the laste day through the meririts and blood – his only son Jesus Christ my – and redeemer and my bodie to be buried in the church yarde of Kerdford aforesaid

Item – the high church of Chichester iiij d

Item I give to the church of Kirdford iiij d

Item I give and bequeathe unto the poore and – to be bestowed – – and – in buriall xx s

Item I give and bequeath unto John Eade two kine to be – to the – by the discretion of mine executor hereafter to be named

Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter -ssett – which is already in herr husbands keeping also I give two kine to be shared amongst her children by the discrecon of mine executor

Item I give and bequeath one cowe to be – amongst Henry Younge children which he hath by my – – in the keeping of the said John Younge their father

Item I give and bequeath unto Alice Philp my daughters daughter – wch is in the keeping Robert Philp her father Item I give and bequeath unto Loraine(?) Morley a heifer bullocke of two yeres of age.

Item I give and bequeath one twelve month age bullock to be – among the children of John Soutyr of Petworth

Item I give and bequeath unto Alice Hurst(?) my sonnes daughter the Emerald thates nowe on my finger

Item I give and bequeath – of Doollinge – to be equally divided between – wife and John Eades – my – – – – unto my daughter Mary my best –

Itm I give – and three pewter dishes to be shared among John Eade children And I give unto my daughter – ette Allin the – wch her son doth – – – wch – the – – – –

Item I give John Younge my – the – – –

Item I give unto Henry Young vi s viij d

Itm I give unto Richard ij s the residue of my goods – – – moveable and unmoveable I give to sonne Gregorie Hurst whom I do make my whole executor of this my last will and testament In witness – – – – – and others

Probate December 1594