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Archaeologia Cantiana Vol. 14 -1882  pages 78
                                                      
BRIEF NOTES ON THE HALES FAMILY. By the Rev R. Cox Hales  Continued

Daughter or Granddaughter wife of Edward Hales my grandsonne and only sonne of Sr John Hales Knight my sonne deceased by Dame Christian his wife one of the foure daughters and coheires of Sr James Cromer late of Tunstall aforesaid Knight deceased being one of the foure daughters and coheires of Thomas Lord Wotton Baron of Marley deceased by Dame Mary his wife one of the foure daughters and coheires of Sir Arthur Throckmorton late of Paulesperry in the Countie of Northampton Knight deceased my best jewell at her choyce my cheine of pearles and all other the pearles which are in her or the said Edward Hales her husband his custodye by the delivery of Mary Mabb late the wife of George Hyndly deceased and now the wife of John Roberts the number whereof are specified in a paper under my handwriteing kept with them. Item I will and give to Edward Hales my grandsonne alsoe and sonne of my sonne Samuell Hales deceased by Martha his wife sole daughter and heire of Stephen Heronden late of Staple Inne in the County of Middlesex Esqe deceased being otherwise well provided for from mee (if he be well dealt withall and a just account made him by his Guardian in Soccage) an hundred pounds at his age of foure and twenty years to be bestowed in plate and then to be delivered vnto him as a further remembrance from me. Item I will and give unto Christian and Deborah my grandchildren and daughters of my said sonne Samuell Hales the sume of Five hundred pounds apeece (if in my lifetime I shall not have given or secured to be given the like su'me or more to the said Christian and Deborah or either of them) that then the 

legacie now hereby intended to be given to such of them to cease and be voide at the severall daies of theire marryage or at their severall ages of two and twentie yeares which shall first happen respectively (theire said marryages being with the full consent and likeinge of my Executor my very loving friend and kindman John Austen of Bexley Esqre hereafter named And the said Edward Hales theire brother And the survivors or survivor of them Provided alwaies that before any payment or delivery of the said hundred pounds in plate to the said Edward Hales and payment of the said Five hundred pounds apeece to the said Christian and Deborah or either of them as aforesaid my said Executor be firstfully discharged and released of and from any Bond or Bonds or other securitie which I the said Sr Edward Hales and the said Sir John Hales my sonne or either of vs ioyntly or severallie have formerlie entred into in the Ecclesiasticall Court at Canterburie together wth theire Mother or as suretie for her or on her behalfe or at her request or otherwise vpon her takeing Letters of Administrac'on of the goods and chattels of the said Samuell Hales her late husband my sonne deceased and for truly administring and payment of theire portions allotted by the said Court (which are six hundred and thirty pounds apeece to the said Christian and Deborah and either of them and twenty pounds to the said Edward Hales theire brother out of the goods and chatels of the said Samuell Hales theire Father) as by the Records of the said Court may more plainlie appeare And further Provided alsoe that my said Executor be like-

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