Last Will and Testament Edit
Arthur Kirkland, England and The Great United Kingdom on Britain
I, Arthur Kirkland , of the United Kingdom which I declare to be my domicile to hereby make, publish and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all other Wills, Codicils, and Testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made.
FIRST: The expenses of my funeral and the administration of my estate, and all inheritance, estate or succession taxes, including interest and penalties, payable by reason of my death shall be paid of and charged generally against the principal of my estate without apportionment or peroration. My Executor shall not seek contribution or reimbursement for any such payments.
SECOND: Should my brothers of Wales and Scotland survive me, I give, devise and bequeath to them the joint ruling of my main estate, of which shall be defined as follows.
# The land bequeathed to them shall be the regions called North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East, London, South West, South East as well and Northern Ireland. To be held jointly for no less than one year following my death.
THIRD:The following overseas territories shall be bequeathed as follows.
# Australia shall receive the following lands: The British Indian Ocean Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and the Pitcairn Islands.
# America shall receive the following lands: The Cayman Islands, The British Virgin Islands, and Montserrat.
# Canada shall receive the following lands: Bermuda, Turks and Caicos Islands, Anguilla.
# France shall receive the following lands: Gibraltar, the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, and Saint Helena.
FOURTH:Should any on the beneficiaries enter into a union with either Russia, Prussia, Rome, Germania, or the HRE, the lands are to be considered forfeit and to be divided among any remaining beneficiaries.
FIFTH:All beneficiaries shall be held under a no contest clause, under which they must immediately surrender all land granted to them without qualm, should unforeseen events result it my ability to reclaim them.
SIXTH:I nominate, constitute, and appoint my son Matthew Williamsas the guardian of my person and property of any other family members or children that survive me as well as to be the Executor of my estate. In the event that he proceeds me, or for any reason chooses not to act in that capacity, I nominate, constitute, and appoint Ludwig W. Weillschmidt.
SEVENTH:If any legatee, or beneficiary under this will, dated April 18th 2009 shall interpose objections to the probate of this will, then I direct that in each case such legatee, or beneficiary will receive nothing what so ever.
In WITNESS WHEREOF, I have subscribed and sealed and do publish and declare these presents as and for my last Will and Testament, this 18th day of April, 2009.
The FOREGOING INSTRUMENT was on the 18th day of April, 2009, signed, sealed, published and declared by Arthur Kirkland, the Testator therein named, as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who at his request, and in his presence, and the presence of each other, have hereunto set our names as witnesses.