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Stella di Spoleto is married, but does not seem to have children. She dictates her will to the Jewish rabbi/notary Grandilio di Porto, who records it in Italian. In the will, she leaves 1 scudo to the confraternity known as the Compagnia of Ghemilut…

Laura dictated her will to the Jewish rabbi/notary Salamone di Santoro da Pitigliano, and he recorded it in Italian. Detailed Description from Kenneth Stow: Laura di q.m Moise Abbina, widow of q.m Elia di Perugia, alias di Pinto, writes her will and…

Grazia dictated her will to the Jewish rabbi/notary Simone de Castelnuovo, who recorded it in Italian. At the time of her will dictation, Grazia was married but had no children. The vast majority of her few goods she left to the Compagnia di Ghemilut…

Perna, identified as elderly ("zeqena"), bequeaths her dowry funds mostly to relatives. She leaves 3 scudi to one David di Hannania di Sabatello, for him to say the mourner's prayer (kaddish) for her, noting quite cheekily that he should only receive…

Palomba, testating while in the house of another widow, leaves her meager possessions to the confraternity known as the Compagnia di Ghemilut Hasadim, which, among other activities, cared for the ill, as it seems to have cared for Palomba. (See also…

The widow Cosa leaves nearly all of her possessions to the confraternity known as the Compagnia di Ghemilut Hasadim. She notes that this generosity comes as repayment for the fact that the confraternity cared for her during her illness, despite the…

The widow Annella leaves money for her three children, two sons and a daughter. The daughter is already married, but the moneys are meant to fund her dowry, and are to be given to the daughter's husband. Her younger son is still a minor. Other money…

Jamila had married the cobbler Jento Arrueti, and together they had two daughters. One, Orosol, remained Jewish. One, Violante, abandoned her husband and was baptized Christian. Her three children (Jamila's grandchildren) did not become Christian.…

The widow Sarella, who Kenneth Stow considers to be reasonably well off, testates while in the house of her daughter Consola's father-in-law. The will is taken by the Jewish notary Yahudah (Leone) Piattelli in Hebrew. This is pre-Ghetto text.…
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