my husband’s best gown, a feather bed with a traunson,
my second. coverlet, pair of blankets, pair. of sheets, a great spit, a
painted. cloth hanging in the hail; also to my sister his wife, a tukkyng
girdle harnessed with silver. That my mother Elynore and brother William
Consaunt shall occupy and take the profits of all such lands and tenements
which late were my husband’s for the term by him in his last will to me
bequeathed, to be bestowed for the health of my soul after the death of
Elynore and William, who are to be my ex’ors. Witnesses: Mr. Vicar of
Herne, James Paramore, John Clarke.
Prob. date not
(Vol. IX., fol. 22.)
90.—JOHN HOODE or FAVERSHAM.
31 August 1506. To be buried in the churchyard of Faversham.
Bequeaths to son John all his houses and lands called Hedington. in Herne;
to son Henry, five acres called Come in Herne; and to John bode his
godson, son of Christopher Hode, eight and half acres of land at Studhill
in Herne, and four acres in Swhalflete.
Prob. 22 April
(Archdeaconry Vol. X., 6.)
16 March 1507-8. To be buried in the churchyard. To the
Lights of St. Martin, Our Lady, Our Lady of Pity, St. Katherine, and St.
Peter, to each a bushel of barley. My wife [Isabell*] to have a chamber in
my homestall† for her life and six mares (£4) yearly, to be paid by
Thomas my son; also wife to have all the grain on the ground, three kine,
20 ewes, 10 wethers of the best. To dau. Margaret, one acre of land at
Upstreet for ever; and that Saunder German, one of the Sons of my said dau.,
have three acres of land at Haukette; to John German, son of my dau.
Margaret,. three acres of land at Milham To Thomas German, son of
Margaret, one and half acres of land price 40s. To Margaret German, dau.
of my dau. Margaret, 4 marcs (£2 13s. 4d) to her marriage. To Joan, the
dau. of my son Thomas, 40s.; to Agnes and Isabell, daus. of my son, four
marcs to their marriage. To my
* "Isabelle, widow of John Hikke,"
afterwards lived at Reculver, and by her will, dated 31 October 1510,
desired to be buried in the churchyard of St. Martin of Herne next to her
husband. One of the witnesses to her will was Thomas Cosyn, heremyte, of
Brodesteyr (in Reculver). (Con. Vol. X., fol. 65.)
† An obsolete form, of Homestead—New Eng. Dict.