62.—MARGARET, widow of JOHN HYK.
(See No. 50,
Vol. XXVIII., p. 108.)
18 October 1492. To be buried in the churchyard. To son
Alexander, a querne,* and for the same he to give to his brother Thomas,
12d. Also Alexander have the youngest grey horse, a calf, a brass
pot, and a pan, a pan unbounded of brass, pair of sheets, coverlet with
birds wrought thereon, diaper towel, Borde cloth, and flat bason of laten.
To son George, a querne* in the kitchen, a donne [?
dun] horse, black cow, the best calf, one great pot of brass, great
kettle of brass, stopyn† of brass, flat basin, my best coverlet, a pair
of sheets of the best hemp, arid my best borde cloth. To son Thomas, a
baye horse, cow, bull calf, a kettle and my middle pan of brass, pair of
sheets, and a horde cloth. To son Richard, a cow called Tyt, a new kettle
and the ringell stopyn of brass, pair of sheets, and a borde cloth.
Daughter Isabell have two ewes, and to
every of her children two ewes. Sons Alexander and George have my cart
with its apparel. To son Alexander, all my part of the wood of Southwood
and a croft with appurtenances before the gate of Richard Paramore. Son
George to have the tenement where I live, with five acres of land, and a
weir annexed unto the weir of Nicholas Hawlott. Son Thomas have the
tenement with lands lately bought of Wm. Felton, a piece of land called
Thornfeld, parcel of wood and land called the Nek, and a weir late of
Henry Lynches. Son Richard, the land called the Little Downe, three
acres at the Bekyn, and four acres called Helbarough land, and the land
weir. Sons Alexander and George ex’ors.
Prob,. 18 Dec. 1492. (Vol. III., fol. 329.)
* A handmill for grinding grain or seed.
† A stuppin or stupen is a stew-ran or skillet,—Parish
and Shaw, .Dict. Kentish Dialect,