Will of Nicholas GOOD, Great Hazely Oxon Oxfordshire
In the name of God Amen the Fourth day of February in the Fourth yeare of the reign of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland King and Queen Defendors of the Faith et Anno Dni 1692 I Nicholas GOOD of Great Hazely in the County of Oxon yeoman being somewhat infirme in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory blesed bee God for the same and considering our fraile Estate under the condition of mortallity how in the midst of life wee are in death Have thought good to make and accordingly I doe make this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following hereby revoking and making void all former wills whatsoever by mee heretofore made and first and principally I commend my Soul into the Almighty God my Creatour and most mercifull Father haveing an assured hopes by the meritts death and passion of my Blessed Lord Savour Jesus Christ without any other meritts or meanes whatsoever to have full pardon and free remission for all my Sins and after this life to enjoy everlasting life and happiness in his heavenly Kingdome And my body I comitt to the Earth from whence it came to bee buried in such a place and in such a decent manner as my Executrix herinafter named shall thinke fitt and convenient And for such Wordly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God of his great mercy and bounty to blesse mee which I doe acknowledge with all humble thankfulnes to have received by his providence and blessing and wherof it hath pleased him to give mee the Disposition that the same shall bee disposed off and accordingly I doe give Devise bequeath and Disposeof the same as followeth....'
Nicholas GOOD his mark
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