WILLS: Drelincourt, Peter January 19, 1716

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning ros.dunning@outlook.com April 28, 2018, 2:19 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: January 19, 1716
Recorded: April 28, 2018

In the Name of God Amen I the Reverend Doctor Peter
Drelincourt Dean of Armagh being in perfect sense and memory
do make this my last Will and Testament I doe recommend my
Soul to God my Creator and my body to be decently buried
according to the discretion of my Executrix in hopes and
Assurance of a joyfull resurrection through the merrits of
my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ I leave and bequeath grant
and make over all my right title and interest of all and
singular my Estate real and Personall of any kind whatsoever
with all the rights and Appurtenances thereunto belonging
that I have in England Wales Ireland or elsewhere to my
beloved Wife Mary Drelincourt in as full an ample manner as
I have a right or am intitled to the same and now possessed
thereof together with all my worldly goods of any kind
whatsoever Subject nevertheless to the Payments of what
Portions Legacies and other bequeathments hereafter
mentioned and disposed of by this my last Will and Testament
that is to say to my daughter Ann two hundred pound to be
paid her as a marriage Portion at the day of her Marriage
and the reason why I leave my said Daughter so small a
marriage Portion is to make her depend on her Mother who is
most indulgent and affectionate to her and to prevent her
marriage without her consent and advice and to make her the
more dutifull and obedient And if my said Daughter shall
marry with the advice Consent and direction of her said
Mother it is my desire that my said Wife pay my said
Daughter at the day of her marriage to be done with her
consent as aforesaid the Sum of five thousand pounds more
but in case my daughter Ann should marry without the consent
of her Mother as aforesaid then the said five thousand
pounds shall be otherwise disposed of by my said Wife to the
uses following that is to say two thousand pounds of it to
be disposed of by her death amongst her or my relations as
she thinks proper the other three thousand pounds to be laid
out in Pious uses that is to say seven hundred pound to
build a Charity School on my Estate in Wales eight hundred
pounds to be given to the blew boys Hospitall in Dublin the
Overseers or Trustees of said Hospitall agreeing to what
terms my Wife shall direct five hundred pounds to be laid
out for the use of the Poor of the Conformist French Church
in Dublin as by Law established one thousand pounds to be
laid out in pious and charitable uses either in the Parish
of Armagh or Clonfeickle as my said Wife shall order I leave
and bequeath to Mary Margaret Maurice daughter to Arch
Deacon Maurice my God daughter One hundred pounds payable
out of my said Estate and to be laid out at interest for her
by my said Wife to improve it untill she comes of Age or is
married and I the said Peter Drelincourt do by these
presents leave constitute and appoint my said Wife to be my
Sole Executrix in the performance and executing of this my
said Will and I do hereby revoke and make Void all former
Will or Wills formerly made or perfected by me and do
Publish this as my last Will and Testament In Witness
whereof I do hereunto put my hand and Seal this nineteenth
day of January One thousand Seven hundred and Sixteen P
Drelincourt Signed Sealed and Published in the presence of
C: Dynely _ John Staples _ Alexr Staples _ James Young
Proved at London 16 April 1722
PCC Prob11/584