Will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, 1 April 1628, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 8 January 1635 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-69-312). (Researched by Michael Callé).

Will of John Sackett, dated 1 April 1628, proved 8 January 1634.
Transcribed by Gillian Rickard.

'Aprill the first day 1628:

Memorand that Jhon Sackett have made my last will and testament In I will and bequeath my soule unto my God Allmighty and my body to bee buryed in the pish Church of St. Peters in the Isle of Thanett in the County of Kent fisherman. In It Is my will that Elesebeth my wife shall be my whole exsteres [executrix] which I doe give unto hir all my goods and chattells shee paying my debtes and lageste [legacies] and my funerall dischardged In It is my will that my wife shall not nomain [underlined, in margin: demand hee ment] that my brother Simon Sackitt owe unto mee In my will is that I give unto all my broders and sisters vid a peece, Whereunto I Jhon Sackett have sett my usuall marke: JII. Witness George Marly to this will Wittnes to this William Kort by his marke.'

Probate 8 January 1634 on the oath of Elizabeth Sackett, the widow and relict of the deceased and executrix named in the will.