Proved in the Archdeaconry of Berkshire

In the Name of God Amen

The Nineth Day of May in the Yeare of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and twenty one I FRANCES HOUSE of Streatley in the County of Berks Widow being in good health and of Sound mind and memory Praysed be Allmighty God therefore Doe make and Declare my Last Will and Testament in Manner following My Soull I Commend to God who gave it and my body to the Earth to be Decently buried according to the Discretion of my executor herein after named and as to my personall estate my will is as followes  Imprimis I give to my Son ROBERT HOUSE Twenty pounds  Item I Give to my Sons JOHN HOUSE and HENRY HOUSE Twenty Pounds a piece  Item I give to My Daughters FRANCES RUSH and MARY HENDERSON and HANNAH HOUSE Forty Pounds a piece to be Severally paid to them in the space of one Yeare after my Decease  Item I Give to my Said Son ROBERT the Bed of myne now Standing in his house together with the bedding and furniture thereto belonging  Item I give to my Said Daughter HANNAH my Chest now at my Son ROBERTs and all the Linnen in it as also all my Pewter and a Brass Pot  Item I give my wearing Cloths as well Linnen as Woollen to be equally Divided amongst my three Daughters And I Doe make and ordaine my Said Son ROBERT full and Sole executor of this my last will and Testament  In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my Hand and Seale the Day and Yeare above Written – FRANCES HOUSE her mark  

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the Said FRANCES HOUSE the Testatrix as and for her last will and Testament in the Presence of us who Subscribed our names as witnesses here unto in the Presence of the Said Testatrix – JAMES KEENEMARY O’TOWNSEND her mark – MARY PRYOR her mark