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This will appears to be in Gyles'; own handwriting, and has only one witness. I don't yet know how, or whether, Gyles Tilsed's family intersects with mine.

In the name of God Amen the one and thirtith day of October in the thirtith yeare of the Raign of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second off England Scotland ffrance and Ireland King Deffender of the ffaith &c Anno Dom 1679

I Gyles Tilsed of Wimborne Minster in the County of Dorset being of a weake and ageed body but of a perfect memory praise be given to god doe ordaine this my last will and testament

first I bequeath my soule to Allmighty god that gave it

Item I gave (sic) my son John one shilling

Item I gave (sic) my son Roger one shilling

Item all the rest of my goods and money within doores and without home and abroade I ffreely and ffully give (sic) unto &my Grandchild Mary Tilsed for my body to be buried in a desant and Cristianlike manner,

and doe make my trusty frind John Barnes my tenant and his sone Roger Barnes my overseers to which I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and and (sic) yeare above written.

Gyles Tilsed

Wittness heareunto

James Tilsed

Probate 2 May 85

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