charge of the cows and ewes to her own profit until
delivered to the children. Residue of goods to wife Alice and Thomas
Paramore my ex’ors, with Alexander Cobbe overseer. Witnesses: Dom.
Stephen Bryan, curate, Thomas Paramore, Simon Playn.
Probate 20 October 1522. (Con.
vol. 13, fol. 121.)
[For the Wills of Aleyn of Herne, see Archaeologia
Cantiana, Vol. XXVIII., pp. 106, 107; Vol. XXX., pp. 94, 97, 105.
There were also Aleyns at Whitstable.]
3 June 1460. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the
fabric of the church, 20s.; and to each Light a bushel of barley.
Margarete Pamor have one young ox of a year, six ewes, and 20s. to her
marriage. Thomas Cotmor have one young ox of a year, eight sheep and 6s.
8d., on condition he remains with my wife until he is 16. Daughter Joane
have a cow .of red colour; daughter Alice have one young ox; son John have
a black cow, 12 sheep, one young horse, the corn of one acre of land, and
the grain in Badcokk’s field. Residue of other goods and chattels to
wife Joane and son Robert, also if wife with child and a son, equally
between them. To each child of William Germeyn, a lamb.
Feoffees: John Geywode, cleric, John Hikks, and Thomas Butt. That
daughters Joane and Alice have a piece of land called le Hoke when of
lawful age, but my wife receive the profit from the land until then. Son
John after my death have five acres of land for ever, whereof two acres
are between the land of William Aleyn and Hamo Aldiff east and south; one
acre and half near Gibbiscroft; another acre at Newcroft; one virgate near
the land of Thomas German; and all my part of one piece of land in le
Hokke, containing a virgate and half of land. That one piece of land
called Wisedane which William Germeyn bought, the money therefrom to
provide a chaplain for my soul, etc., in Reculver Church for one whole
year, 10 marcs (£6 13s. 4d.), and any residue disposed for my soul. That
another piece of land with my tenement and all thereto, wife Joane have
for her life, and at her death to son Robert and the child my wife may be
with if a son, but if a daughter, then Robert to pay her l00s. after the
death of my wife. That wife keep son Robert at school for 10 years if
necessary. Ex’or, wife Joane, with Thomas Butt overseer.
(Con. vol. 2, fol. 74.)