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or taken within the towns, hamlers, villages, fields, and grounds of Stratford upon Avon, Old Stratford, Bufbaxton, and Welcombe, or in any of them, in the said county of Warwick; and also all that messuage or tenement, with the appurtenances, wherein one John Robinson dwelleth, situate, lying and being in the Black Friers in London near the Wardrobe; and all other

my lands, tenements, and hereditaments whatsoever; to have and to hold all and singular the faid premises, with their appurtenances, unto the said Susannah Hall, for and during the term of her natural life; and after het decease to the first fon of her body lawfully ifsuing, and to the heirs males of the body of the said first son lawfully issuing; and for default of such issue, to the second fon of her body lawfully ifsuing, and to the heirs males of the body of the said second son lawfully ifsuing, and for default of such heirs to the third son of the body of the said Susannah lawfully issuing; and of the heirs males of the body of the said third fon lawfully iffuing; and for default of such issue, the same to be and remain to the fourth, fifth, fixth, and seventh sons of her body, lawfully issuing one after another,

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and to the heirs males of the bodies of the faid fourth, fifth, fixth, and seventh fons lawfully issuing, in such manner as it is before limited to be and remain to the first, fecond, and third fons of her body, and to their heirs males; and for default of such -iffue, the faid premises to be and remain to my said Niece Hall, and the heirs males of her boàý Jawfully issuing; and for default of fuch iffue, to my daughter Judith, and the heirs males of her body lawfully iffuing; and for default of such issue, to the right heirs of me the said William ShakSpeare for ever. Item, I give unto my wife

my

brown beft bed with the furniture.

Item, I give and bequeath to my said daughter Judith my broad silver gilt bole. All the rest of my goods, chattels, leafes plate, jewels, and houshold-stuff whatsoever, after my debts and legacies paid, and my funeral expences discharged, I give, devise, and bequeath to my son-in law John Hall, Gent, and my daughter Susannab his wife, who I ordain and make executors of this my last Will and Testament. And I do intreat and appoint the faid Thomas Rufel, Esq; and Francis Collins,

Gent.

Gent. to be overseeers hereof. And do re voke all former Wills, and publish this to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand, the day and year first above-written, by me

William Shakspeare,

Witness to the publishing hereof,

Fra. Collins,
Julius Shaw,
John Robinson,
Hamlett Sadler,
Robert Whattcott.

Probatum coram Magistro William Byrde

Legum Do&tore Commissario &c. vicefimo fecundo die Mensis Junii Anno Domini 1616. Juramento Johannis Hall unius ex. et cui &c. de bene et Jurat Reservata poteftate et Susanna Hall alt. ex. &c. cu. vendit &c. petitur.

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