Looking for some transcription help please - 1630 Derbyshire letter of administration [closed]

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Give me an old document to puzzle out over a sudoko or cryptic crossword anyday, but I don't seem to be able to get in the right headspace for this one.

I've placed a copy of the document with the lines numbered for those I'm having trouble with here.

17 trulie administer the same goodes (a number of words crossed out - ignored) and for the use

18 benefitt and behoofe of the said children and XXXXX of them. And also do will and XXXX the

19 educate, foster and bringe upp the said children and XXXXX of them. Durenige theire minoritie

20 with sufficient and convenient XXXXXX XXXXXX apparrell and lodgnige XXXXX and decent for thar estate

21 and callnige and also do pay and deliver or cause to be paid and delivered unto the said John, Richard,

22 Maria, Anne and Alice when they shall accomplish the full age of one and twentie years

23 all such summes of money, XXXXXXX of goodes, legacies and righte as falle due unto them in and by

24 the death of the said John Bocknige, deceased. And also do make, exhibit and

25 yeild upp a true and perfect inventorie and a XXXXX true and perfect XXXXXXXX of his XXXXXX XXXXXX

Thank you!

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in Genealogy Help by Mark Dorney G2G6 Mach 4 (49.7k points)
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some suggestions

18a [an abbreviation of some sort]  b do well and honestlie educate

20 meate drincke ... meete [meaning suitable]

23 porcons  [portions]

25a ??    25b accompte [account] .. doings herein
by Steve Hunt G2G6 Mach 2 (24.5k points)
selected by GeneJ X
18a and 19: everie
Thanks Steve and C-H
25a = iuste [just]

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