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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 28  1909  page 92
HERNE WILLS: ABSTRACTS.—I. By Arthur Hussey  continued

a maser of silver and potell* of eight gallons. John a Dane and Wm. Paramor ex’ors.  Feoffees: John Percyvale, Jas. Hampton, George Stud, who are to make over to wife Alice my messuage in the Borough of Thornden and four pieces of. land containing 27 acres adjoining for sixteen years, then to son William. Land called Rogersdown containing 13 acres to son John when sixteen. Prob.
27 January 1459-00.                            (Vol. II., fol. 4.)

   10 Sept. 1460. To be buried in the churchyard. To the high altar, 2s. To the Light of St. Martin, two bushels of barley. To the Light of the lamp burning in the Church, one bushel of barley. To Cecilie May my sister, a quarter of corn, to be paid at next Feast of St. Michael. To Beatrice Ridar, 20s. Wife Elianor, all utensils of house. John Notingham, Thos. Philip, John Percyvall, Ricd May, Hugh Cherleton, feoffees of all my lands, etc. Land called Loutheaber and half an acre (formerly Richard .Cobbe’s) to be sold, and with the money provide a chaplain to celebrate in Herne Church for one year. To wife Elianor, a croft of land of two acres at Hampton, also my house for life. Son William to have chief messuage at Yongestrete, with all its buildings, lands and marshes, in Borough of 

Beltinge, on the north side of Yongestrete as far as the sea; also one of two weirs. formerly William Studd’s, and three  acres of land in Hoberland, adjoining the lands of Maykenbroke. Son Henry, all lands, tenements, etc., on south side of high road called Yongestrete, in Borough of Hampton. To my brother Robert, a monk of St. Augustine’s at Canterbury, ten mares.
Prob. S January 1460-1.†                     (Vol. IL, fol. 25.)

   20 Oct. 1461. To be buried in the churchyard. To the high altar, 12d. To the Lights of St. Mary, 4d.; the Lamp, 6d.; St. John the Baptist, 6d.; St. James, 8d. To the work of the Church called puynge (? pewing), 6s. 8d.; to the paving, 6s. 8d. For a new vestment for the use of the Church, four mares. To the Chapel of
  *  A potell was a tankard or pot, also a small tub with projecting stave for a handle. (Dialect Dictionary, edited by H. Wright.)
   †  A John atte See of parish of All Saints, Birchinton, by will dated 10 Sept. 1460, desired to be buried in the churchyard of Birchinton. Wife Alice to be executrix and to dispose for his soul, parents, etc., and to have all lands and tenements in Vill of  Birchinton for her life, then to sons John and Rowland atte See and their heirs for ever.    No Probate. (Vol. II., fol..17)

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