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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 90
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

THOMAS BAKER of Hoth in the parish of Reculver.
   3 April 1509. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Cross of Hoth. Ex’ors: Wife Isabella and William Filcher. On my day of burial three masses in the church of Hothe, also day of trental and. anniversary. Residue of goods after paying debts, etc., for my soul. Wife Isabella have my tenement with the garden and. implements thereto in the parish of Westbere during her life, then to be sold, and from the money a torch be bought to burn in the church of Westbere, 4s.; and to Thomas Pilcher, 6s. 8d. That Thomas Reve have one acre of land called Cowlees in Hoth, paying therefor 13s. 4d. in full payment of 26s. 8d. for the reparation of a barn there, annexed to the same land. Witness, Sir William, curate there. 
Probate 11 June 1509.                 (Con. vol. 9, fol. 141.)

AGNES BERY. 
   28 January 1483-4. Buried in the churchyard. of the chapel of Holy Cross of Hothe. To the four men who carry my body to burial, 4d. each. To the reparation and renovation of a pair of silver shoes for the aforesaid Holy Cross in the chapel, 12d. Katherine Knoller have one frende of russet cloth ; Joane Chapmau one frende of 

green cloth; and Cristine Berry one frende of violet cloth. That a croft of land at Blenegate shall be sold, and. the money for a chaplain to celebrate for my soul in the chapel of Hothe as long as the money will last. William Bery my husband have a piece of land called Domini de Wingham, also land called Hamold, one acre called Clayland in Northfield for his life, then to the sons and daughters of William Berry, junior, for ever. Thomas Knoller my son have one croft of land at le Blean of eight acres called Lynaker, on condition he provide one pound of new and pure wax to the support and renewing of a taper burning in the chapel of Hothe for ever. Residue of goods to William Bery my husband, and Thomas Knoller, my ex’ors.
Probate 8 March 1483-4.           (Con. vol. 2, fol. 582.)

WILLIAM AT BERYE of Hothe in the parish of Reculver
   1 January 1483-4. Buried in the churchyard of the chapel of Holy Cross in Hothe aforesaid. To the high. altar of the same chapel, 5s.; and to the Lights of Holy Cross, St. Mary, and the Light called Hoklight in the said chapel, a bushel of barley to each

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