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Will of John Foster, merchant of Bristol, 6 August 1492

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Original languageEnglish
DateUnpublished - 2 Oct 2008


Transcript of the will of John Foster, merchant of Bristol, died 1492. Foster's will includes his provision for the support of 'Foster's Almshouse' in Bristol.

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Additional information: The will was written on 6 August 1492. The following transcription conventions were employed: line spacing, spelling, captialization and punctuation follow the manuscript. Reconstructions of suspensions are in italics. Shillings and pence (s. and d.) are in superscript, as are insertions. Pounds (li.) are rendered as £. Contributor: National Archives: Public Record Office (UK) Contributor (Other): Foster, John Other identifier: PROB 11/9, fos. 65-66

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  • Bristol, Foster's Almshouse, John Foster, will

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