to be sold, and money disposed in mass at my burial, and
for the use of Herne Church for a vestment or other ornament, 40s. Three
cows, three pigs, two mares, and three staggs* to be sold to pay debts.
Wife Isabella to have for life my messuage with two pieces of land
adjoining containing eight acres at Streetend, with five other acres; and
three acres in parish of Whitstaple. Also four acres at the Levenacres on
condition that Isabella make no waste or damage in a piece of land called
Martinshill. Daughter Margareta at her marriage to have all that land at
Gattisfield, and one acre of wood with appurts. there, son Thomas having
the custody and use of same until Margareta be married.
Prob. 28 May
(Vol. II., fol. 69.)
12. CRISTENA, widow of JAMES SHIPMAN.
(See No. 9.)
7 June 1463. To be buried in the churchyard. To
the Lights of St. Mary, St. John the Baptist, and the Lamp burning before
the high altar, 8d. each. For one hanging before high altar, 3s. 4d. To
the work of the Church called puying, 6s. 8d. To Joan Boykin my dau., a
girdle of silk embroidered, four silver drinking cups, a piece of silver
and my best cloak. To James Boykin, a candlestick. Two ewes
each to Thomas, Cristine, Elinore, Margaret, and Alice Boykin. Residue to
John Boykin, who ex’or. Feoffees: John Boykin, Henry atte Well, John
Ewell, grant to my dau. Joan a messuage with appurts. in Borough of Hagh,
between the lands of John Goff east, of Wm. Studd south, and the high road
north and west. If Joan die without lawful issue, then to her husband John
Boykin and the heirs of his body, if none then to be sold and the money
spent in good works. To James the son of John Shipman, 20s. when thirteen
years of age.
Prob. 23 July
(Vol. 11., fol. 63.)
13. HAMO ALDIFFE.
14 Dec. 1463. To be buried in the churchyard. To the high
altar, 40s.. To the Light of St. Katherine, 12d. To the work of the
Church, namely, for paving, 40s., and for puynge, 40s. To Godlef Cob, four
ewes, and to John Hamond, four sheep. To wife Joan, all utensils in the
house, also residue, and Joan executrix, with John Percivale the elder,
overseer. A piece of land of twenty acres with two houses at Beltinge to
be sold, and with the money pay my debts and legacies; also a chaplain to
celebrate in the Church for
* Stagge = male of various
animals. (Century Dictionary.)