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codicil

An amendment to a person’s previously executed will, which facilitates leaving a small donation to a particular cause or charity.
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A nephew of Bernardo, mentioned in a codicil to the cardinal's will, married d'Esroureville's daughter, Margherita, in December 1481; see Von Reumont, 3.
Beneimbene recorded d'Estouteville's plans for burial in that church in will 3 and in the codicil, and he made out will 1 for Santa Maria Maggiore in which there is no mention of a tomb at all.
The first codicil reflected d'Estouteville's concerns for the distribution of his property, including vestments ("omnia sua paramenta que in domo ipsius") and pallium.
The second codicil was made out for his bishopric of St-Jean-de-Maurienne in Savoy, held in commendam, and for Francesco de' Massimi and Ludovico de' Mattei, both of whom were entrusted with significant responsibilities in connection with the legacies for the cardinal's family.
In the fourth codicil, d'Estouteville made further arrangements for the guardianship of his children.
Codicils and reciprocal declarations were wills that served specific purposes, oral wills were made quickly; these wills do not use the full repertoire of rich rhetoric and various contents that is typical for a solemn baroque will, but concentrate on the core issues.
505 concerns the inconsistencies in subsequent wills or codicils that occur when the subsequent writings do not expressly revoke the original will or codicil, and in such event "revocation extends only so far as the inconsistency exists.
A will or codicil, or any part of either, is revoked:
2) By a subsequent written will, codicil, or other writing declaring the revocation, if the same formalities required for the execution of wills are observed in the execution of the will, codicil, or other writing.
506, which provides that "[a] will or codicil is revoked by the testator, or some other person in his presence and at his direction, by burning, tearing, canceling, defacing, obliterating, or destroying it with the intent, and for the purpose, of revocation.