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Ne D 4632: Extract from the will of Sir William Cantelowe of London (21 Feb. 1462, Latin)

Transcript

Et post ipsius domine Elizabeth decessum voluit quod dictum Messuagium habitacionis sue et tenementum proximum annexum cum eorum pertinenciis ac dictas terras et tenementa in dicta parochia sancti Clementis cum pertinenciis suis integre remaneant
Willielmo Cantelowe filio suo habendum et tenendum sibi ac heredes de corpore sue legitime procreate Et pro defectu huismod heredis tunc Remanere inde henrico Cantelowe filio sue et heredes de corpore suo legitime
procreate Et pro defectu huismod heredis tunc Remanere inde filiabus suis Anne Johanne et Katerine ac heredes de earum corporibus legitime procreate Et pro defectu alicuius huiusmodi heredis de earum corporibus legitime procreate
Tunc Remanere inde Thome Cantelowe filio suo

Translation

… And after the death of the same Dame Elizabeth he wishes that the same messuage of his habitation and the annexed tenement nearby, with all their appurtenances, and the said lands and tenements in the said parish of St Celemnts with their appurtenances, should remain together to William Cantelowe his son, to have and to hold to him and the heirs of his body lawfully procreated. And in case of the default of such heirs, to remain to Henry Cantelowe his son, and the heirs of his body lawfully procreated. And in case of the default of such heirs, to remain to his daughters Anne, Joan and Katherine and the heirs of their body lawfully procreated. And in case of the default of such heirs of their bodies, to remain to Thomas Cantelowe his son…

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