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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 28  1909  page 98
                        
HERNE WILLS: ABSTRACTS.—I. By Arthur Hussey  continued

with one counterpane, if he shall remain with my wife until the next Feast of St. Michael the Archangel. To Alice, wife of John Stud, 6s. 8d. Wife Joan to have all the utensils, 500 ewes, 20 rams, four of the best cows, two of the best horses, a cart and plough, with all belonging to same; also half of all the grain. Ex’ors to dispose on the day of my burial in funeral mass and other works of charity ten marcs (£6 13s. 4d.), also ten marcs at the trental and anniversary. Residue to Thos. Philipp and John at Chirche, who ex’ors. Feoffees: Thos. Phillip, William Alyne, Wm. Paramor, after my death to sell three acres of land called Baynarscastell, six acres called Southdown, one piece of land called Churchfield, three acres called Benfield, and five rods near Wolets Croft, also six rods before the gate of Wm. Goffs, and five acres of wood called Scotts and Kenepps, and with the money ex’ors to provide a secular chaplain to celebrate in the Church at the Altar of St. John the Baptist for one year, for my soul, parents, benefactors, etc. Wife Joan to have my messuage at Greenhill, with all lands called Wolet, Hokely, and Slede, and all those lands on west side of the aforesaid messuage for her life. If wife should be with child, a boy, then the son to have the lands called Wolet and Hokely with all other lands on west side of the messuage when he comes to age of sixteen, and at 

 death of his mother also the messuage with all its lands. If Joan not with child, or said boy die, then Joan to have all the said lands for life, and at her death the messuage with all the lands to be sold, and 20 marcs (£13 6s. 8d.) given to maintain a chaplain in the Chapel of St. John Baptist in the Church for two years, to celebrate for my soul, my parents, etc.; and to the fabric and work of the Church, £10; the residue to be disposed in marriage gifts to maidens, repair of bad roads, and other works of charity. My feoffees to have a croft at the Hall for thirty years after my death, and with the rent from it my ex’ors to give in pious works and to poor people in parish of Home at the Feast of Annunciation of B. Mary, for my soul, etc. ; and at the end of thirty years the croft to remain to my right heirs for ever. To Robert Philipp, an acre of land; and to each feoffee and ex’or, 3s. 4d. for his labours. 
Prob. 8 January 1470-1.                     (Vol. II., fol. 205.)

22.  WILLIAM READE, otherwise called 
                                                     Wm. CARPENTER.
  
6 May 1471. To be buried in the church yard of the Friars Preachers at Canterbury-. To the Friars Preachers, 20s.; to Friar

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