In the Name of God, Amen, the first day of September in the thirteenth [in error for twelfth; see date of probate] Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady Ann, by the grace of God, over England, Defender of the Faith etc, Annoq[ue] D[omi]ni 1713,
I, John Bandy, of Betchamton, in the County
of Bucks, Grasier, being sick in body but of p[er]fect mind and memory and
remembrance, praised be God for it, do make and ordain this my last Will
and Testament in manner and forme following.
Signed, Sealed, published and declared in
the p[re]sence of;
Probate of Will of John Bandy, 1714
[in latin] The will of John Bandy, late of Beachampton, in the Archdeaconry of Buckingham, deceased, was proved, approved and favoured, On the twenty fourth day of the month of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fourteen, Before the worshipful Thomas Wood, Doctor of Laws, Official in and throughout the all the Archdeaconry of Buckingham, lawfully constituted, And the strength and worth of the same correctly and lawfully pronounced and declared, And the burden of execution of the said will was committed etc to Elizabeth Bandy, widow, the relict of the said deceased, and the executrix named in the same will, she being first sworn in due form of law. Saving all right whatsoever.
translation provided by Brooke