Master Leonard Eglisfield, Vicar of Reculver, Sir John
Elmytt, John Ewell, Nicholas Hawlott, Thomas Jerming of Reculver, and John
Andrewe of St. Nicholas in the Isle of Thanet.
Probate 8 May
(Con. vol. 5, fol. 60.)
ROBERT BYSMER† of Hothe.
8 October 1504. Buried in the churchyard of the chapel of
Holy Cross of Hothe in the parish of Reculver. High altar of same 12d.,
Light of the Crucifix 4d. On the day of my burial a trental of masses and
the same on my anniversary, in the chapel of Hothe five masses. That wife
Agnes have all my things (utensilia), and also residue after paying
debts. Ex’ors: wife Agnes and Thomas Knoller, with William Henry,
chaplain of the chantry of Hothe, overseer. Feoffees: Laurence Hobbe,
James Cobbe, Thomas Knoller. Wife Agnes have and occupy all my lands and
tenements in the borough of Hothe, and after her death to son John my
tenement at a certain place called Burrostrete for evermore. Son James
after the death of Agnes have four acres and a half of land at a place
called le Kay at Blenegate, and if he wishes to edify and build a house
upon the Wargarden, then James to fell and have the timber
upon all my lands, but if he build not, then to have no timber. Son
Richard after the death of Agnes my wife have my tenement which I dwell
in, with a piece of land at Cobbwell, land at Gorestrete, and at Cautasham.
No son to sell or part with his land within the time that the youngest be
of the age of forty years, and if he sell any then the other brothers to
buy before any other. Witnesses: Sir William Higshmor, William Ive, John
Spenser, John Bulling . and Thomas Hunt.
Probate 2 November
(Con. vol 8, fol. 43.)
RICHARD BISMOUR of Hothe in the parish of Reculver.
12 March 1539-40. Buried in the churchyard of Hoth. High
altar of Hoth, 8d. Ex’ors: wife Margaret and John Coysse. At my burying
a dirige and two masses in the church of Hoth. Resi
* By deed dated at Reculver 2 January, 2 Edw.
IV. (1462-3), Robert and Thomas Cobb, the Sons of John Cobb of Herne,
grant to Thomas Butt of Reculver four pieces of land in the borough of
Brokysgate in the parish of Reculver (with boundaries given). See Chiset,
by Rev. F. Haslewood, 1887, p. 149.
† Possibly the son of Alexander Bysmer of
Herne. See Archaeological Cantiana, VoL XXVIII., p. 97