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Shirleys of Ludgershall
Buckinghamshire England

 

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Nicholas Shirley of Ludgershall, yeoman. His will was probated in 1635.

1635 Buckinghamshire Archdeaconry Court - Loose Will of Nicholas Sherley of Ludgershall, yeoman (page 2) 1635. Buried in a decent manner. To my son Francis 48. To my daughter Jane 20. To my daughter ?Sislen 20 and...to ?her eldest son Nathan 40. To son Thomas his one half of all my goods whatsoever. And the other half to ?Seea Sherley my loving wife who I appoint my full executrix. Robert Wilcox and Richard Spid? overseers. <mark> Nicholas Sherley. Wit: Robert Wilson, William Ball, [ ? ] Wilcox

married ?Seea ____ - named in husband's 1635 will

children:

1(i). Francis Sherley - named in father's 1635 will

1(ii). Jane Sherley - named in father's 1635 will

1(iii). ?Sislen Sherley - named in father's 1635 will

1(iv). Thomas Sherley - named in father's 1635 will, inherited 1/2 of his father's goods

Francis Shirley of Ludgershall, husbandman. His will was probated in 1660.

1656 - Buckinghamshire Archdeaconry Court - Loose Will of Francis Sherley of Ludgershall, husbandman (page 2) 1656. Buried as executor sees fit. To son Thomas 14 pounds. To daughter Ann 20 pounds, feather bed and 1/2 the linens at age 25. To son William 13 pounds at age 23. To son Nicholas 13 pounds at age 23, to be apprenticed. All other good to my son Francis who I name executor. <s> Thomas Sherley. Wit John Beene

married _______ no wife mentioned in Francis Shirley's 1656 will

children:

1(i). Thomas Sherley - named in father's 1656 will

1(ii). Ann Sherley - named in father's 1656 will

1(iii). William Sherley - named in father's 1656 will

1(iv). Nicholas Sherley - named in father's 1656 will

1(v). Francis Sherley - named in father's 1656 will, residual legatee. He was named a Petty Constable for Buckingham Co in 1694. His will was proven at Ludgershall in 1702

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies ; Ludgershall deeds of Harris estate; 21st February, 1693/4 Ludgershall Deed to lead the uses of a fine - ref. D-X280/1/1 3) George Maule of Kings Sutton, Northants, butcher Messuage in Ludgershall in the tenure of Alice Burborowe, widow, with close of pasture (4 a.) near adjoining and pieces of arable, meadow and pasture dispersed in the open and common fields of Ludgershall to the said messuage belonging (2¾ yardlands); cottage with close and backside in tenure of Francis Roberts with close called Berry Court (12 a.) and pieces of arable, meadow and pasture dispersed in the open fields of Ludgershall (¾ yardland) to the said messuage belonging, piece of meadow (9R.) at a place called Thitchwick Field, also in Francis Roberts' occupation and all tithes of the said premises commonly called the Berry tithes and sums of money called headsilver due from the said premises and common of pasture for beasts, sheep and horses in the commonable places of Ludgershall in respect of 3½ yardlands and commons of pasture for 2 cows over and above the before mentioned commons; all lately bought by (2) of (1) for £1445 5s.3d. messuage with homestall and backside in Ludgershall in the occupation of Francis Shirley with close of pasture (2 a.) near adjoining and belonging, close of meadow or pasture called Porter Close (1 a.2R. 26p.) pieces of arable, meadow and pasture dispersed in the common fields of Ludgershall (3 yardlands) to said messuage belonging and 5 pieces of meadow in Ludgershall called Fryer Piece at Entchwickstyle (9R.), Lilywater Piece (2 a.), Yelverne Piece in Standing Berry (9R.) Rewmead Piece (9R.), West Meadow (9R.) with tithes from said premises called the Berry tithes and sums called headsilver due from same, common of pasture for beasts, sheep and horses for 3 yardlands in the fields of Ludgershall and commons for 2. cows over and above: all purchased by (3) of (1) for £1002 7s.4d

1702 - Archdeaconry Wills of Buckinghamshire - Francis Sherly of Ludgershall, Yeoman, will made Oct 31, 1702. Joan, wife, John, son, Ann, daughter.

married Joan ______ - named in husband's 1702 will

children:

2(i). John Sherley - named in father's 1702 will

2(ii). Ann Sherley - named in father's 1702 will

Thomas Shirley of Ludgershall Buckinghamshire, yeoman. His will was probated 1679

1679 - Archdeaconry Wills of Buckinghamshire - Thomas Sherley of Ludgershall, Yeoman, will made Dec 18, 1679. Bridgett, wife, Thomas Nicolas, Thomas, William, sons, Elizabeth, Bridgett and Elinore, daughters, John, grandson, Elizabeth and Anne, granddaughters.

married Bridgett_______ Named in the 1679 will of her husband

children:

1(i). Nicholas Shirley - named in father's 1679 will

1(ii). Thomas Shirley - named in father's 1679 will. His will was probated at Ludgershall in 1694

1694 - Archdeaconry Wills of Buckinghamshire - Thomas Sherley of Ludgershall, Husbandman, will made May 14, 1694 and witnessed by Francis Sherley. Daughters, Ann, Elizabeth and her daughter Elizabeth, Mary Southam and her daughter Ann.

married _______

children:

2(i). Ann Shirley - named in father's 1694 will.

2(ii). Elizabeth Shirley - named in father's 1694 will.

2(iii). Mary Shirley - named in father's 1694 will. Married Southam

1(iii). William Shirley - named in father's 1679 will

1(iv). Elizabeth Shirley - named in father's 1679 will

1(v). Bridgett Shirley - named in father's 1679 will

1(vi). Elinore Shirley - named in father's 1679 will

 


LUDGERSHALL IGI

Full Name Father Mother Christening Date
Ursula Shorley Richard Shorley 27 Oct 1583
Anna Shorley Laurence Shorley 6 Mar 1585
Margeria Shorlay Richard Shorlay 24 Oct 1585
Joanna Shorley Laurence Shorley 25 Feb 1587
Elizabetha Shorley Richard Shorley 8 Oct 1587
Helenora Shorley W Shorley 22 Mar 1589
Cicilia Shorley Richard Shorley 5 Oct 1589
Maria Shorley Laurence Shorley 18 Oct 1590
Isabella Shorley Richard Shorley 2 Jun 1593
Jana Shorley Nicholai Shorley 22 Jan 1594
Anna Shorley Richard Shorley 8 Oct 1598
Ciclia Shorley Nicolas Shorley 13 May 1599
Aolitia Shorley Nicolas Shorley 28 Jan 1601
Francis Sherlie William Sherlie 5 Mar 1619
Joane Sherly John Sherly 3 Dec 1627
Joane Sherly John Sherly 25 Jan 1628
Jane Sherly Wiliam Sherly Jane 3 Jun 1632
Isobel Shorly John Shorly Margarete 18 May 1633
Ellinoro Sherly John Sherly Johanna 1 Jan 1635
Maria Sherly John Sherly Maria 12 Mar 1636
Joane Shorly John Shorly Marie 10 Mar 1638
Marie Shorly Thomas Shorly 5 Apr 1646
Brigitt Sherly Thomas Sherly 14 Jun 1655
Margaretta Sherley 26 Jan 1659
Anna Sherley Francis Sherley Joanna 13 May 1660
Elizabeth Sherley Thomas Sherley Margerie 26 Nov 1663
Sarah Sherley Thomas Sherley Margerie 11 Oct 1665
Mary Sherley Henry Sherley Mary 30 Jun 1667
Anne Sherley Thomas Sherley Margery 22 Jun 1671
Elizabeth Sherley Henry Sherley Mary 22 Nov 1673
Hannah Sherley Thomas Sherley 25 Sep 1674
Margerie Sherley Thomas Sherley Margerie 11 Oct 1674
Sarah Sherley Thomas Sherley -------1676

Bridgett Sherley Thomas Sherley 12 Aug 1677
Elizabeth Sherley Thomas Sherley Elizabeth 1 Sep 1677
Parnell Shirly Richard Shirly Elizabeth 12 Aug 1686
Frances Shirly Richard Shirly Elizabeth 18 Mar 1688
Elizabeth Shirly 29 Dec 1688
Elizabeth Shirley Richard Shirley Elizabeth 30 Apr 1691
Marey Shorley Richard Shorley Elizabeth 6 May 1693
Sarah Shorley Henery Shorley Ann 18 Apr 1696

Elizabeth Sherley John Sherley Lidea 24 Aug 1713
Elizabeth Sherley Franses Sherley Marey 21 Nov 1714
Ann Sherley John Sherley Lidea 14 Oct 1715
Lidea Sherley John Sherley Lidea 22 Aug 1717
Ann Sherley Fransis Sherley Ann 31 Aug 1724
Anne Sherley Thomas Sherley Anne 5 Apr 1738
Mary Sherly Thomas Sherly Ann 10 Aug 1740
Sarah Sherly Thomas Sherly Ann 6 Jan 1745
Sarah Shirley John Shirley Salome 26 May 1833

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1580 Shorley Lawrence
1582 Shorley Anne
1582 Shorley Richard
1582 Shorley William
1583 Shorley Thomas
1583 Shorley Ursula
1584 Shorley William
1585 Shorley Anna
1585 Shorley John
1585 Shorlay Margeria
1587 Shorley Elizabetha
1587 Shorley Joanna
1589 Shorley Cicilia
1589 Shorley Gelenora
1589 Shorley Helenora
1590 Shorley Maria
1591 Shorley Ricus
1592 Shorley Thomas
1593 Shorley Isabella
1594 Shorley Jana
1598 Shorley Anna
1599 Shorley Ciclia
1600 Shorley Benjamin
1601 Shorley Aolitia
1601 Shorley Johita
1602 Shorley Laurence
1603 Shorley Thomas
1604 Shorley William
1605 Shorley Emmanuel
1605 Shorley Thomas
1606 Shorley Ursula
1607 Shorley John
1607 Shorley William
1610 Shorley Amy
1610 Shorley Jone
1612 Sherley John
1613 Sherly Thomas
1616 Sherly Jerome
1619 Sherlie Francis
1619 Sherly John
1622 Shorley Alice
1623 Sherley Thomas
1627 Sherly Anne
1627 Sherly Jane
1628 Sherly Joane
1629 Sherly Francis
1630 Sherly James
1632 Sherly George
1632 Sherly Jane
1633 Sherly Isabel
1633 Shorly Joane
1634 Shorley John
1635 Sherley Ellinore
1636 Shorly Maria
1637 Sherly Jane
1637 Sherly Thomas
1637 Sherly William
1638 Sherly Joane
1640 Sherly John
1640 Sherly Laurence
1641 Sherly Thomas
1662 Sherley Thomas
1663 Sherley Joane
1664 Sherley Anne
1665 Sherley Mary
1674 Sherley Sr Thomas
1678 Sherley Henry
1695 Shorley Ann
1700 Sherley Elizabeth
1703 Shorley Ann
1703 Shorley Elizabeth
1710 Sherley Eliza
1713 Sherley Francis
1714 Shorley Francis
1721 Shorley Marey
 

FINDMYPAST MARRIAGES

1579 Shorley Thomas
1580 Shorley Laurence
1582 Shorley Anne
1582 Shorley Richarde
1582 Shorley William
1602 Shorley Laurence
1606 Shorley Ursula
1622 Shirley Alice
1627 Sherly Anne
1633 Sherly Joane
1637 Sherly Jane
1662 Sherley Thomas
1663 Sherley Joane
1664 Sherley Anne
1665 Sherley Mary
1678 Sherley Henry
1695 Shorley Ann
1702 Shiyrley Catrin
1703 Shorley Ann
1703 Shorley Elizabeth
1704 Shorley Ann
1714 Shorley Fransis
1721 Sherley Marey

 

 

 

 


OLD UNRELIABLE WORK. THIS WILL BE RE-DONE; SEE ABOVE

Pedigrees sourced from parish records

Thomas Shirley of Long Crendon parish, Buckinghamshire; He was buried 22 Dec 1594

married Cicillia Shirley of Ludgershall buried 26 Feb 1588

Are they the parents of the following?


William Shirley born about 1550 buried 12 Jul 1625 of Ludgershall

married Isabell Eaves buried 24 Nov 1616 of Ludgershall 

children:

3(i). William Shirley chr 28 Sep 1584 buried 13 Mar 1631 of Ludgershall

married 1) Dorothea Wilde buried 12 Nov 1631 of Ludgershall

children:

4(i). William Shirley chr 29 Jul 1607 of Ludgershall

married Jane ______ of Brill

children:

5(i). Joanne Shirley chr 3 Jun 1632 of Ludgershall; She married Francis Roberts

4(iii). Thomas Shirley chr 28 Oct 1623 buried 14 May 1682 of Ludgershall

married Elizabeth Lane chr 18 May 1624 buried Feb 1648 of Ludgershall CHANGE: buried 1 Sep 1677

children:

5(i). Thomas Shirley chr 29 Jun 1641 of Ludgershall had marriage banns read at Long Crendon in 1654 and is listed as living in Aston Rowant Oxon.

married Mary Towersey she was chr 4 May 1634 and buried about 1678

[This Will fits well, but the daughter proves the will, but she would only be 15 years old. PCC Will - 20 May 1678 Mary Shirley of Long Crendon in Bucks widow, to son in law Richard Lenoden, to daughter Ann his wife, to poor of Long Crendon, poor of Aston Rowant Oxford, to my two daughters Mary Shirley and Jain Shirley, to the parsonage of Aston Rowant which my late husband Thomas Shirley and myself purchased from Henry Alnutt esq, two daughters Mary and Jane executrix, Henry Alnutt esq and Gilbert Jackson gent overseers. In presence of Edward Randolph, John Co_en, John Roden. Proven by Jane Shirley 1678. PCC 11/356 p 389

6(i). Thomas Shirley chr 28 May 1658 of Long Crendon

6(ii). Ann Shirley chr 28 May 1658 (same day as brother); She married John Aris of Ludgershall m. Richard Lenoden? (see will)

6(iii). Mary Shirley chr 29 Mar1661 of Long Crendon Was she chr as an adult?

6(iv). Jane Shirley chr 5 Nov 1663 of Long Crendon Was she chr as an adult?

5(ii). Marie Shirley chr 14 Feb 1644 of Ludgershall CHANGE: chr 5 Apr 1645

5(iii). Edward Shirley chr 22 Apr 1646 of Ludgershall CHANGE: chr 28 Apr 1650

5(iv). Richard Shirley chr 3 Jun 1647 buried 28 Sep 1729 of Ludgershall

married Elizabeth Montague, She was chr 12 Sep 1662 buried 10 Aug 1715 of Brill

children:

6(i). Edward Shirley chr 18 Sep 1684; buried 5 Mar1761 of Ludgershall

6(ii). Parnell Shirley chr 12 Aug 1686 of Ludgershall

6(iii). Francis Shirley chr 18 Mar 1689 of Ludgershall

married Mary Baldwin

children:

7(i). Elizabeth Shirley chr 21 Nov 1714

6(iv). Mary Shirley chr 8 May 1693; She married Thomas Hall

6(v). William Shirley chr 23 May 1695; buried 15 Jun 1787 of Ludgershall

6(vi). Thomas Shirley chr 18 Dec 1698 of Ludgershall May be the ancestor of the Shirleys of Salisbury Farm, Brill parish, Bucks

6(i). Elizabeth Shirley chr 30 Apr 1691 at Ludgershall Bucks

6(ii). John Shirley chr Feb 24, 1696 buried Dec 15, 1761 Ludgershall. May be the person whose descendents lived in Little Missenden Bucks,

married Elizabeth Hale of Chartridge Chesham; She was chr 8 Apr 1702; buried 26 Oct 1783

5(v). William Shirley chr 1 Oct 1648; buried 9 Nov 1715 of Ludgershall

5(vi). Bridget Shirley chr 14 Jun 1655

4(iv). Francis Shirley chr 25 May 1629 buried about 1702 (do we have the correct Francis? Another one does exist)

Buckinghamshire Consis. Wills - 1702 - Francis Sherly of Ludgershall, Yeoman, will made Oct 31, 1702. Joan, wife, John, son, Ann, daughter.

married Joanna _____

5(i). Ann Shirley chr 13 May 1660; She married Thomas Berry

5(ii). Francis Shirley chr 14 Dec 1662 buried 30 Mar 1721 of Ludgershall

married Mary Boldin

5(iii). John Shirley chr 16 Apr 1666 of Ludgershall

3(ii). John Shirley chr 8 Jan 1586 buried 8 Aug 1666 of Ludgershall, Bucks

married Mariana ______ of Brill, Bucks.

children:

4(i). Thomas Shirley chr 9 Sep 1613 buried 4 Jun 1694 of Ludgershall

married Margery Mayo; She was buried 11 Nov 1674 of Ludgershall CHANGE: buried 10 May 1692

children:

5(i). Elizabeth Shirley chr 26 Nov 1663 buried 8 Apr 1672 of Ludgershall

5(ii). Sarah Shirley chr 11 Oct 1665 buried 22 Oct 1665 of Ludgershall

5(iii). William Shirley chr 2 May 1668 buried 17 Aug 1668 of Ludgershall

5(iv). Thomas Shirley chr 22 Jun 1669 buried 1 Jul 1669 of Ludgershall

5(v). Anne Shirley chr 22 Jun 1671 buried 6 May 1703 of Ludgershall

5(vi). Thomas Shirley chr 1 Jan 1673 buried 19 Feb 1690 of Ludgershall

5(vii). Marjorie Shirley chr 11 Oct 1674

5(viii). Bridgett Shirley chr 12 Aug 1677

4(ii). Jermaine Shirley chr 29 May 1616 of Ludgershall

4(iii). Rev. John Shirley chr 29 October 1634 buried 1 Nov 1705 of Ludgershall; He was the vicar of Dinton Bucks for a while but was removed because he was a dissenter and was preaching at the same time at the non-conformist's Chapel at nearby Ford, Bucks

4(iv). Jean Shirley chr 3 Dec 1627 of Ludgershall

4(v). Joanne Shirley chr 23 Jan 1629 of Ludgershall

4(vi). James Shirley chr 25 Jul 1630 of Ludgershall

married Mary Dawkins of Dinton, Bucks buried 19 Apr 1690 (A Mary HAWKINS married a James Sherley in 1655 at Dinton Bucks and hints to a Shirley family of Essex. What is the evidence for the match shown here?)

4(vii). Isabel Shirley chr 18 Mar 1633 of Ludgershall

4(ix). Joan Shirley chr 10 Mar 1639 of Ludgershall

4(x). Laurence Shirley chr 13 Dec 1640 of Ludgershall

4(xi). Christopher Shirley chr 16 Oct 1642 of Ludgershall

4(xii). Mary Shirley chr 12 Mar 1637; buried 6 Sep 1696; She married John Tile of Hurley

3(iii). Helenora Shirley chr 22 Mar 1590 of Ludgershall, Bucks. She married William Sargeant of Long Crendon


Anne Shirley. buried 24 Aug 1629 She married William Tipper of Quainton


Nicholas Shirley buried 30 May 1635 of Ludgershall

married Edith _______ buried 14 Feb 1645

children:

3(i). Thomas Shirley chr 24 Jun 1593 buried 9 Oct 1593 of Ludgershall

3(ii). Jane Shirley chr 22 Jan 1595 of Ludgershall; She married William Hawkins

3(iii). Cecilia Shirley chr 13 May 1599 of Ludgershall; buried 8 May 1614

3(iv). Alicia Shirley chr 28 Jan 1602 buried 11 Feb 1602 of Ludgershall; She married Matthew Gerome

3(v). Thomas Shirley chr 14 July 1605 buried 1683 of Ludgershall


Richard Shirley buried 26 Mar 1617 of Ludgershall

married Martha Hamley

children:

3(i). Ursula Shirley chr 27 Oct 1583 of Ludgershall; She married Thomas Edwards of Ludgershall

3(ii). Margery Shirley chr 24 Oct 1585 buried 17 Jul 1647 of Ludgershall

3(iii). Elizabeth Shirley chr 8 Oct 1586 of Ludgershall

3(iv). Cecilia Shirley chr 5 Oct 1589 of Ludgershall

3(v). Henry Shirley chr 30 Jan 1591 buried 20 Jun 1699 of Ludgershall (age 108?) CHANGE: chr 2 Feb 1592 buried 20 Jun 1680

3(v). Isabella Shirley chr 2 Jun 1593 buried 24 Nov 1616 of Ludgershall

3(vi). Anna Shirley chr 8 Nov 1598 of Ludgershall; She married Robert Chown

3(v). Benjamin Shirley chr 8 Mar 1601 of Ludgershall

3(vi). Thomas Shirley chr 24 Jul 1603 buried 1683

married Parnell _____

4(i). Thomas Shirley chr 27 Dec 1637

married Elizabeth _____

children:

5(i). Thomas Shirley chr 1 Jan 1673; buried 9 Dec 1719 of Ludgershall

5(ii). Hannah Shirley chr 25 Sep 1674; buried 27 Sep 1674

5(iii). Sarah Shirley chr 1675 of Ludgershall

5(iv). Elizabeth Shirley chr 1 Sep 1677; married John Austin of Ludgershall

4(ii). William Shirley chr 17 Feb 1638 of Ludgershall

4(iii). John Shirley chr 15 Nov 1640 of Ludgershall

3(vii). Emmanuel Shirley chr 28 Oct 1605, buried 2 Nov 1605 of Ludgershall


Henry Shirley of Ludgershall Bucks.

married 1) Mary _______ buried 1 Jul 1677 of Brill

married 2) Susanna Johnson She was born 12 Dec 1652 and buried 1 Jan 1700

children:

4(i). Mary Shirley chr 30 Jun 1667; She married Ralph Morris of Wooton Underwood

4(ii). John Shirley chr 17 Sep 1668 of Ludgershall

4(iii). Henry Shirley chr 1 Jun 1670 of Ludgershall; buried 20 Jun 1699

married Ann_____

5(i). Frances Shirley chr 18 Aug 1687; buried 21 Nov 1702

5(ii). John Shirley chr 21 Jul 1689; buried about 1748 of Ludgershall

Buckinghamshire Consis. Wills - 1748 - John Sherley of Ludgershall, Yeoman, will made Apr 6, 1746, proved June 30, 1748. Lydia Lambourn, daughter and her daugher, Lydia, Anne Lambourn, daughter.

married Lidea ____ she was buried 10 May 1744

6(i). Elizabeth Shirley chr 24 Aug 1713; buried 20 Sep 1720

6(ii). Ann Shirley chr 14 Oct 1715; married Thomas Lamborne; named in her father's 1748 will.

6(iii). Lydia Shirley chr 22 Aug 1717; married Richard Lamborne; named in her father's 1848 will.

5(iii). William Shirley chr 5 Jun 1692 of Ludgershall

5(iv). Sarah Shirley chr 18 Apr 1696

4(iv). Elizabeth Shirley chr 22 Nov 1673 of Ludgershall; She married Edmund Wright of Wooton Underwood


Lawrence Shirley of Ludgershall

married 1) Catherine Cowles of Ludgershall; She was buried 27 Oct 1591

married 2) Joanne Hobbs buried 24 May 1639 of Brill

children:

3(i) Thomas Shirley chr 15 Sep 1583 buried 11 Apr 1626 of Ludgershall;

3(ii) Anna Shirley chr 6 March 1586 of Ludgershall

3(iii) Joanna Shirley chr 25 Feb 1588 of Ludgershall; She married Anthony Parrett of Long Crendon

3(iv) Maria Shirley chr 18 Oct 1590 of Ludgershall

3(v) William Shirley chr 18 Nov 1604 buried 13 Mar 1631 of Ludgershall;

3(vi) John Shirley chr 19 Apr 1607 buried 14 Apr 1645 of Ludgershall (The burial is likely for correct John Shirley, see apprentice record for son George)

married 1) Joanne _____ She was buried 1654

married 2) Alicia ______ of Ludgershall She was buried 3 Oct 1632; Shouldn't she be the 1st wife?

children:

4(i). George Shirley chr 3 Oct 1632 of Ludgershall Buckinghamshire

1647 April 1 Georgius Sherly son of Johis Sherley yeoman deceased, of Ludgershall Buckinghamshire apprenticed to Johi Micklefielld in Bell Alley in Kaninge Streete, Clothworker for 8 years. (source: Record of London Livery Cos database)

4(ii). William Shirley chr 17 Feb 1638 of Ludgershall

4(iii). Ellinore Shirley chr 6 Jan 1636

children:

5(i). Margaret Shirley chr 26 Jan 1660 (illigiitmate)

   


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