Higelyn my sister,. 40s. within four years after my
death, by l0s. a year; also another 20s. That the churchwardens of Herne
have and receive all the profits and fruits of five acres of my land in
Bynnemarke for twenty years after my death, on condition that yearly they
dispose l0s. for my soul on my anniversary in the Church during that time,
and the residue to the Church where needed. At end of the twenty years the
five acres to be sold, and of the money give to Isabelle, daughter of
William Lamsyn, £20; but if she die before then, the money to be spent in
repair of bad roads in the parish and other works of charity. Wife
Isabella have all the utensils and implements of my house, and she with
Wm. Lamsin ex’ors. That Wm. Lamsin* of Canterbury have and take all the
profits, etc., of all my lands and tenements at Crowdenne, Haghe, and
Reggeway, containing 158 acres of land, until Thos. and Vincent, sons of
the same Wm. Lamsin, come to the age of 24 years, and then they to have
the same; if they die young, land to be sold, and Wm. Lamsin have £40,
and residue disposed for my soul. Land called Harebroke of 26 acres to be
sold, and with the money £20 be disposed on day of my death, trental, and
anniversary. Also a chaplain celebrate for my soul in the Church for one
whole year, and have £6 13s. 4d.; and residue at discretion of ex’ors.
Land called Magettishain of
13 acres to be sold, and 40s. to repair of bad roads and other pious uses.
Isabella have all my other lands, etc., for her life.
Prob. 21 Oct.
(Vol III., fol. 113.)
53. JOAN FAYREWARE.
14 Aug. 1488. To be buried in the churchyard. To James Elmer,
a cow. To John Fayreware, a cow, and the same to Joan his wife. To
Petrenille, dau. of John Fayreware, a cow. Residue to John Fayreware and
James Elmer, who ex’ors, to dispose for my soul. That Richard Kantes
have my place in Roth in the Borough of Strete, and four acres of
Prob. 3 Feb.
(Vol. III., fol. 209.)
54. CRISTINA HAMPTON. (See No. 14.)
20 Aug. 1488. To be buried in the nave of the Church. To the
high altar, 3s. 4d. For a Missal, Ss. 4d. To the reparation of
* Among those admitted Freemen of Canterbury
are the following :—
1393. John Lambesyn, by his marriage with Agnes, dau. of
1423. Thos. Lambsyn, chandler, son of John.
1476. Wm. Lamsyn, grocer, son of Thomas, grocer,