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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 28  1909  page 104
HERNE WILLS: ABSTRACTS.—I. By Arthur Hussey  continued

ten mares to a chaplain for one year to celebrate for my soul, parents, etc. To wife Joan a messuage with garden and one acre of land at Stretend in Borough of Thornden, near the messuage of Wm. Cotyng west, and the lands of John Bate north; and another garden with shed recently built at Stretend, situated and adjoining the lands of Wm. Taylor (or Paramore) ; also ten acres of land near the land of John Roper south. 
Prob.. . January 1476-7                    (Vol. 11., fol. 348.)

   8 April 1477. To be buried in the churchyard. To the high altar, 12d.; to the Light of St. Peter, 6d.; to each other Light in the Church, 4d. To James Percevall, son of John Percevall, senior, three ewes; to Cristine and Marione, daughters of the same John Percevail, four ewes each. Residue to wife Joan, who with Wm. Maycott, brother of the same, ex’ors. Wife Joan to have my chief messuage with ten acres of land, and another piece of land called the Oldbartun (sic), until son John come to the age of twenty, then he to have the same, paying yearly to his mother 13s. 4d.
Prob. 28 July 1478.                          (Vol. II., fol. 376.)

  31 May 1477. To wife Alice* all the utensils of the house, also the residue, and she, with John Howting and Ricd. Booke, ex’ors. Wife to have six acres of land in Borough of Hampton, near the land of Vincent Fermingar north and the land of Richard Yonge west for her life, then to be sold and money to Margaret my daughter and her heirs. 
Prob. 28 July 1478.                        (Vol. II., fol. 378.)

   1 Oct. 1478. To be buried in the churchyard. To the high altar, 20d. To the Light of St. Mary, a bushel of barley. Son John have my new pot, eight plates, three horses, cart and plough, best feather-bed and mattress, two pair of sheets and best coverlet. Residue to wife Isabelle, also one cow, six ewes, and one horse. Thos. Bull and my son John ex’ors. As much land to be sold as will pay debts, etc., and the rest to son John and his heirs for ever, paying yearly to his mother during her life 13s. 4d. twice a year.
Prob. 16 Nov. 1478.                          (Vol. II., fol. 396.)
   * She was Alice Philip, sister to William Philip, who died 1458. (See No. 6.)

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