58. JOHN COBB. (See No. 42.)
12 May 1490. To be buried in the churchyard. To the Light of
St. Peter, 4d. Wife Agnes have all the utensils in living-room, bedroom
and kitchen, also all other movables, and Agnes with John Cobb ex’ors.
Wife Agnes have the three acres of land against Aldifys; if she sell them
then Thomas my son buy them before any other. Son Thomas, a croft of three
acres near the gate of same Thomas, and to his heirs for ever. Wife Agnes
have my tenement at Hampton Hill, with my lands, for her life; then to son
Thomas, except a croft called Sents of seven rods, which Alice Eastwell to
have. To daughter Joan, 20s.
Prob. 10 Oct.
(Vol. III., fol. 300.)
59. JOHN FAYREWARE. (See No. 53.)
12 Nov. 1490. To be buried in the churchyard. To the Light of
St. Martin, 12d. Residue of goods to wife Joan, who executrix. Wife have
all lands and tenements for life, then divided between my children Marione,
Parnill,* and John, and the longest liver of them to be the others heir;
if all die, then to be sold, and ten mares for a priest to sing for my
soul in the Church. Daughter Agnes, 40s. to her marriage. Nicholas a Dane
and Thos. Colpett overseers.
Prob. 31 January
(Vol. III., fol. 280.)
60. ELIANORA PIPER. (See No. 31.)
29 Dec. 1490. To be buried in the churchyard. To Elnor, dau.
of John Hardes, a ship-chest, two platters, two dishes, two saucers, a
green doublet, two sheets, the second candlestick, two bread-pans, and the
second tablecloth. Robert Hardes, the great kettle, best brass pot, laten
layer, best tablecloth, a kettle, three silver spoons, and my part of the
little house in Herne Street. To Robert’s wife, my best gown. To John
Hardes, the lesser brass pot and a silver spoon. To William Hardes, a
silver spoon and the great chest, he paying to Robert Hardes 3s. 4d. Robert
(Vol. Ill., fol. 279.)
61. JOHN HAMOND. (See No. 1.)
16 Feb. 1491-2. To be buried in the churchyard. To the Light
of St. Katherine, a bushel of barley. To daughter Margerie,
* Pernelle or Peronelle, another form of the
name of St. Petronilla the virgin, commemorated 31 May, who was supposed
to. cure the quartan agile. See Chambers’ Book of Days, ii.,