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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 28  1909  page 95
                        
HERNE WILLS: ABSTRACTS.—I. By Arthur Hussey  continued

one year, receiving ten marcs. To wife Joan, all lands in Reculver, and she to pay to the repair of my tenement at Westbrook 20d. a year whilst she lives. Three acres of land at Swalcliff to be sold, and 20s. given to the Church of Swalcliff, and residue to poor people in that parish and Herne. One acre of land at Cobeletesbrige to be sold, and the money given to Joan Gate my sister. 
Prob. 28 June 1464.                          (Vol. II., fol. 142.)

14.  JAMES HAMPTON.
   4 April 1465. To he buried in the churchyard. To the Lights of St. Katherine, St. Peter, and St. John the Baptist, each 4d. To Agnes Easwell my dau., four bushels of corn. Son John Hampton and Christine my wife, ex’ors. A messuage with six acres of land at Yongestreet, a piece of land at Stockgrove, one acre at Cobbysbregge, two and a half acres at Beltinge in a place called Sandidowne, and one acre of wood called Southwak to son John and his heirs for ever. Two acres of land at Rokkingcove, three virgates adjoining at Riverye, and three acres at Downegrove, to be sold for best price, and the money to provide a chaplain in the Parish Church for one year, for my soul and all the faithful departed. Two acres at Fordisfield to be sold, and  

the money divided between son John and Margaret Blyse. Wife Cristina (sic) occupy my messuage at Hampton Hill, and eight acres of land called Greeneham, and four pieces of land adjoining at Southell, and three acres of land called Laurensow, during her life, then to son John. To Margaret Blyse, one acre of land in a field called Donstroncefield. 
Prob. 16 April 1465.                       (Vol. II., fol. 159.)

15.  THOMAS BYSMER.
   1 July 1466. To be buried in the churchyard. To the high altar, 8d.; Light of St. Peter, 4d. To Vincent Seynt my "consilio," 4d. Residue to Thos. Fayreware and Joan my wife, who ex’ors. Feoffees: Richard Bolle, Thomas Fayreware, Robert Cobb, John Hamon of Seestreet. To wife Joan my messuage at Westbroke with three acres of land adjoining for her life, paying yearly to Joan Ridar my mother, 6s. 8d. To my daughter Alice, two acres called Brokare acre and five rods of wood in Chislet parish. After the death of Joan, feoffees to sell the messuage with three acres of land, and with money, 26s. 8d., for buying a pax of silver (osculatorium) for use in the Church on chief days;

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