whereas I stand possessed of flower of the Six shares in the Company for the King and Queenes service, at the Cockpitt in drury lane I declare, that twoe of my said flower shares bee deliuered vp, for the advancement of the said Companie, and the other twoe I be] to remaine vnto my said Executrix
. as ruffle and amplie as if I lived amongest them (19)
After admission of the will to probate, the court appoints an executor (male) or executrix
(female) and provides them with letters testamentary as evidence of their appointment.
When my dad died in 1989, I was the executrix
to his estate.
And I appoint my said dear Sister the Executrix
of this my last will & Testament.
I'd gotten accustomed to hearing them--from people close to us but also from those with whom we did business, the ones who had clearly figured out our relationship, but also the ones who knew only that I was the executrix
, or that we shared an address.
The interviewees include the poet's executrix
Doris Dana, a family friend Isolina Barraza de Estay, and Gilda Pendola, who worked for her asa secretary in Italy (but not, she says, for pay).
Biala, another painter and Ford's last partner, had her difficulties with Ford but remained devoted, the keeper of the flame and executrix
. "[I]n living for him," she recalled, "--I became myself.
Lay is not only the executrix
, but also the sole named beneficiary under Mr.
It is the executor or administrator (a female appointee is sometimes referred to as "executrix
" or "administratrix") who will probate the decedent's will.
She tracked down the woman, Irene Herrmann, who is on the faculty at the University of California, Santa Cruz and who is executrix
of Bowles' musical estate.
They will be glad to greet the appearance of Paul Bowles on Music, edited by Timothy Mangan (critic for the Orange County Register) and Irene Herrmann (lecturer in music at the University of California, Santa Cruz and executrix
of the Bowles estate).
, Jessie Campbell, of Warwick Travel, said: "We certainly hope to get something over a million pounds for it.