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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 30  1914  page 101
                                             
HERNE WILLS: ABSTRACTS.—II. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

his heirs, paying to Isabel my dau. ten mares (£6 13s. 4d.), and to dau. Agnes five mares; and to John Crispe of Thanet, esquire, £6; and to Sir Thos. Swanne, chaplain, 33s. 4d. After the death of Joan, then sons William. and John give to Swalcliff church two torches, price 4s. each.
Prob. 8 June 1505.                          (Vol. VIII., fol. 66.)

82.—JOHN BAKER.
   10 October 1502. Buried in the churchyard. Ex’or: William Baker. That my son William have a piece of ground called Crofte to the Cliff ward in the Borough of Beltinge, containing eight acres of land, and to his heirs for ever; also four acres of ground next unto the east part of the same Croft. Sons William and James have three acres of land at Cliff, and two acres of wood called Hawe, between them. 
Prob. 18 June 1505.                       (Vol. VIII., fol 75.)

83.—LAWRENCVE HELAR.
   22 April 1505. To be buried in the churchyard. To the high altar, 3s. 4d. To the Light of St. Mary, two bushels of barley; to the Lights of St. Mary of Pity, St. Martin, and St. Katherine, to each one bushel of barley. To the reparation of one window in the chancel of St. John in the Church of Herne, 20s. To buying one book for the Chapel  of Hothe,

6s. 8d. To the reparation of the parish church of Westbere, as much of my land within the same parish as shall sell for 20s. To John Helar, a monk of St. Augustine’s at Canterbury, when he shall celebrate his first mass, 20s. To John Helar, tanner, in the Lane called North Lane, Canterbury,* 40s., and to his son William Helar, 6s. 8d. To Agnes Helar, 6s. 8d. Ex’ors: John Percyvall and John Helar of Chartham. All my lands, woods, and messuages in Herne, Sturrey,. and Westbere, of which the feoffees are Alexander Cobbe, John Oode (sic), Nicholas Litilwood, William Clark, senior, and Bennet Ambrose. All my lands and tenements in the Hundred of Blengate and Westgate to be sold and with the money a priest to sing in the Church of Herne for my soul, friends, etc., for half a year; also Beaton my wife have £6 13s. 4d. on condition that Harry at See, with the assent and agreement of Beaton my wife, delivers to my feoffees my tenement which he had with thirteen acres of land. Witnesses: Thos. Luton, Wm. Hends, Robert Davy. 
Prob. not entered, Vol. for years 1503-6. 
                                           (Con. Vol. VIII., fol. 110.)
   * There was a William Heler of the parish of Holy Cross, Canterbury, tanner, who was admitted a Freeman in 1467. (J. M. Cowper,  Freemen of Canterbury.) .

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