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and to the heirs males of the bodies of the said fourth, fifth, fixth, and seventh sons lawfully issuing, in such manner as it is before limited to be and remain to the first, second, and third sons of her body, and to their heirs males; and for default of such issue, the said premises to be and remain to my

said Niece Hall, and the heirs males of her body lawfully issuing; and for default of such issue, to my daughter Judith, and the heirs males of her body lawfully issue ing; 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 best 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, leases, plate, jewels, and houshold-stuff whatso ever, after my debts and legacies paid, and my funeral expences discharged, I give, devise, and bequeath to my son-inlaw John Hall, Gent. and my daughter Susanna his wife, who I ordain and make exécutors of this my last Will and Testament. And I do intreat and appoint the laid Thomas Russel, Efq; and Francis Collins, E


Gent, to be overseers hereof. And do revoke 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 Dočtore Commissario &c. vicefimo fecundo die Menfis Junii Anno Domini 1616. Juramento Johannis Hall unius ex, et cui &c. de bene et Jurat Refervata potestate et Susanna Hall elt. ex. &c. cu. vendit &c. petitur.


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