6 March 1494-5. To be buried in the churchyard. Wife Alice
have one great pot, a pan, twelve small dishes, six other dishes, and six
saucers de electro. Residue to Simon Graunte and Wm. Aleyn. my son, to
dispose for my soul, and they ex’ors, with Thos. Stuard overseer. Wife
Alice to have for life yearly 13s. 4d. out of my tenement in Hunter
Street, with eleven acres of land thereunto annexed, and a little Hamell
at Pollars, with seven rods of land, between the land sometime of Matthew
Phyllyppe, knight, towards the east and south, and the lands of Alex.
Ewell west. Vincent my son and Agnes his wife have my tenement at Hunter
Street, paying yearly to Alice the 13s. 4d.; and at the death of Vincent
and Agnes to John their son and his heirs; if John die without heirs then
to William, another son of Vincent, and his heirs, etc. ; if none,
to Simon, son of Vincent, and his heirs; but if none, then to be sold by
ex’ors and feoffees, and the money disposed in Herne church for my soul,
Alice my wife, my father and mother, etc. Wife Alice to have 13s. 4d.
yearly from seven acres and a rood of land in Popys [ i.e., Poppy]
field, four acres and a barn with a garden called Calysham, and five acres
called Knolle, which Thomas my son shall have, paying the 13s. 4d.
Alice to have 6s. a year out of my tenement in Hernstone which is called
Cokys, and seven acres of land at Cotheysfield, which son John to have,
paying the 6s. Wife Alice to have 13s. 4d. yearly out of my tenement at
Chelds, and all lands at Musden in Chislett, which son William to have and
pay the 13s. 4d. Sons Thomas and John, two acres of wood called Cothey.
Wife to have for life my tenement at Hernystone that I bought of Richard
Notte, and after her death to be sold, and with the money a priest to sing
in the church for my soul, Alice my wife, etc., for one year. Daughter
Cristean, wife of Richard Smale, have ten and half acres called
Prob. 23 Nov.
(Vol. III., fol 112.)
16 April 1495. To be buried in the churchyeard. To the
Light of Blessed Mary a bushel of barley. To wife Joan all the utensils of
my living-room, bedroom, and kitchen, also the residue, and Joan with
William Paramore ex’ors. Wife to have and occupy my tenement with all
lands, and my weir, during her life, then to be sold, and from the money
my daughters Elyne, Isabell, Alson., and