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How Doctor Faustus made his Will, in the which he named his seruant Wagner to be his heire. Chap. 56.

DOctor Faustus was now in his 24. and last yeare, and bee had a prety stripling to his seruant, the which had studied also at the Vniuersitie of Wittenberg: this youth was very well acquainted with his knaueries and sorceries, so that hee was hated as well for his owne knaueries, as also for his Masters: for no man would giue him entertainement into his seruice, because of his vnhappines, but Faustus: this Wagner was so well beloued with Faustus, that hee vsed him as his sonne: for doo what hee would his master was alwayes therewith well content. And when the time drewe nigh that Faustus should end, hee called vnto him a Notary and certaine masters the which were his friends and often conuersant with him, in whose presence he gaue this Wagner his house and Garden. Item, hee gaue him in ready money 1600. gilders. Item, a Farme. Item, a gold chayne, much plate, and other housholde stuffe. This gaue he al to his seruant, and the rest of his time he meant to spend in Innes and Students company, drinking and eating, with other Iollitie: and thus hee finished his Will for that time.


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