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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 28  1909  page 97
HERNE WILLS: ABSTRACTS.—I. By Arthur Hussey  continued

   16 July 1467. To be buried in the churchyard. My feoffees, Nicholas Aleyne, John Ewell, John Piper, Augustine Salkyn, to grant to my wife Elinor all my lands and tenements for life, then the messuage with six acres of land to William my son and his heirs for ever. Four acres of land at Yongestreet to son John and his heirs for ever. Four acres that belonged to Beartice Pratt, to Robert my son. Wife Elinor and Thomas Consant ex’ors. 
Prob. 15 Sept. 1467.                        (Vol. II., fol. 178.)

   19 Oct. 1468. To be buried in the churchyard. To the Lights of B. Mary, St. Katherine, Holy Cross, each 4d. Wife Dionisie to have all the contents of the house, and the house for life, also all lands until son (not named) is sixteen, then he to have the same, paying to each of his sisters six mares at their marriage. To Robert, Alice, and Dionisia Bysmer, each 6s. 8d. 
Prob. 9 January 1468-9.                (Vol. II., fol. 190.)

   11 April 1470. To be buried in the churchyard. To the Light of St. Mary, 20d.; St. Mary of Pity, 4d. Wife Alice 

to have three cows, twelve ewes with their lambs, one cart-horse. Five masses to be celebrated on the day of burial: one of the Holy Spirit, another of St. Mary, and the third of the faithful departed, each priest to receive 6d. Ex’ors: Vincent Freningham and William Philipp. Robert Cob overseer. Three acres of land at Hodlowis, three and half acres adjoining at Downgrove and a weir in the sea to be sold, and the money to provide a chaplain in the Church for half a year. To wife Alice, my messuage with ten acres of land on south side, also three acres at Bekynhill and one acre at Sentys for her life; then to Thos. Cobb and his heirs for ever. To the repair of the street leading from Bromefield as far as Herne Church, 20s., and to the repair of the church road from Hampton as far as the messuage of Wm. Tanner, 20s. To Stephen, son of John Cobb, 20s.
Prob. 21 May 1470.                      (Vol. II., fol. 204.)

21.  WILLIAM PHILIPP. (See No. 5.)
   20 Aug. 1470. To be buried in the chancel of St. John the Baptist. To the high altar, 2s. 8d.; to each Light in the Church, 4d. To Thos. Fanting, 40s., and to Thos., son of aforesaid Thos. Fanting, four ewes. To John Kneape, 40s., and two sheets, two blankets,

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