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WILL OF ELIZABETH PACYE of Lowestoft, widow, 12 Mar 1618

from wills register of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk.

Knowing that death is most certain, but the hour whereof is unsure, soul to Almighty God, in sure and certain hope of general resurrection, by merits of Jesus Christ, to be saved with other penitent sinners.

To son Nicholas, house where he now dwells, with all houses and fish houses both above and beneath the cliff, with appurtenances belonging, provided that he does in three months and at the request of his brother Thomas Pacie or his assigns, surrender his claim which he has in the messuage, tenement and fish houses above devised to said Thomas, and if he refuse, then Thomas to have said houses and fish houses where Nicholas now dwells.

To son John, tenement or messuage late Palmer's, with appurtenances, half boat called John with half its apparel and 15 mackerel nets and 10 herring nets.

To son Thomas half boat called John with half its apparel.

To son Nicholas mackerel boat called Mark with all its apparel

To Mark Pacie son of Nicholas Pacie 2 mackerel nets and two herring nets. To grandson Nicholas Pacie [jnr] mackerel net and herring net. To James, son of Nicholas Pacie mackerel net and herring net.

To Elizabeth daughter of Nicholas Pacie herring net and mackerel net. To Samuel, son of Mark Pacie herring net and mackerel net. To Thomas the son of the said Mark Pacie mackerel net and herring net.

To Anne daughter of Mark Pacie mackerel net and herring net. To Robert son of John Pacie herring net and mackerel net. To Thomas son of Thomas Pacie, mackerel net and herring net.

To son, Thomas Pacye all movable goods in the hall of the house where the testator now dwells, all pewter and brass in the little buttery and the bedstead and feather bed and all things thereto belonging on which the testator now lies.

To son John Pacye trundle bedstead and feather bed as it now stands that the maid lies on.

All other lands, tenements, goods, chattels and movables to go to son Mark Pacye: he to be executor.

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The mark of Elizabeth Pacye

Witnesses: John LANDFIELD, Thomas BETTS,Matthew FULWOOD

Probate granted to executor at Beccles 2 Dec 1620

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