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Francis Doughty was an Alderman of Bristol, England.

1634 Will: "Francis Doughtie of Hempsteed in the parish of Oldsbury and County and Diocese of Gloucester, gent., 16 May 1634, proved 31 October, 1634. To my son Francis my white horse or nag. To Spencer Achley, my daughter Frances' son, twenty shillings, to be paid by my executrix within six months next after my decease. To John Dauyes, the son of my daughter Margaret, ten shillings, to be paid in the like manner. To the three children of my son Francis, that is to say, Mary, his daughter and Francis and Eliah, his sons, thirty shillings to be paid in like manner. The rest of my goods, moveable and unmoveable whatsoever, I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth (excepting what I have passed by my deed, bearing date 15 May 1634 made to certain uses to Humfrey Hooke. Alderman of the City of Bristol, Thomas Lloyd of the same, Adam Baynham of Yate gent. and William Maye of Cherefield gent., this excepted) and I make my daughter Elizabeth my whole and sole executrix etc." One of the witnesses was Fr. Doughtie, ministr. Seager, 86. [1]


[1] Henry F. Waters, "Genealogical Gleanings in England," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 48 (1894), 105-44, 241-76, 373-408, at 119, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].