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English Wills - a general question

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English Wills - a general question

Posted: 28 Sep 2012 11:55AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 28 Sep 2012 2:19PM GMT
A couple of times in English wills around 1800 I have come acrosss people who have left family members "one shilling" when other relatives have been left hundreds of pounds or at least a guinea.

Qustion: is a bequest of one shilling likely to be a snub or form of insult?

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repatdoc 28 Sep 2012 5:55PM GMT 
mugwump1955 29 Sep 2012 6:19AM GMT 
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halpark 3 Oct 2012 11:11PM GMT 
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