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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 99
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

have two ewes; Robert son of William Ewell a cow and two ewes, three pewter platters, the best coverlet save one, and a pair of sheets. My bullocks and a calf to be sold, the money disposed in the church of Herne for the well (sic) of the soul of John Ewell my son. Also twelve sheep to be sold and the money for a trental in the church of Reculver, as far as the money will go. Daughter Alice have a silver spoon, a cochyng pelowe (couch pillow) covered with leather, my best gown and kertyll, the russet gown lined with bukeram, best apryn save one, half my linen cloth that is at weaving, the best trevet and a kettle. To the repair of foul ways 6s. 8d., and 40d. be bestowed between my place on the market way to Canterbury, and the other 40d. in a lane called Ford Mills. Alice Hyk my daughter have my best beads with the ring. To the wife of William Ewell my furred gown and russet gown. Agnes daughter of Thomas Hyk of Beltinge have my new girdle, the least chest, and a blanket; and Rose daughter of same Thomas Hyk have a stopen (stew-pan or skillett) with a. stelle, my best kercher save one, tablecloth of two elnys, and the best traunser (? bolster), and the chest my mother gave me.. Jacobys Low have my russet kertill and new smock, the best pettycoat save one, and an apron. Elizabeth and Jone the daughters of Thomas Hyk of Beltinge, each have two bushels of 

barley. John the son of Nicholas Ewell have a seame of barley and pewter platter, to be delivered to John Alen of Hunter street for the child’s behoof. My ex’or dispose for my soul three seams of wheat, every year a bushel to be baked and given to poor people every Good Friday, as long as the three seams will last. Ex’or, son William, and to have residue after paying debts, etc., with Robert Balwen overseer. 
No Probate date. Vol. 1509-11. (Con. vol. 10, fol. 107.)

NICHOLAS EWELL.
   4 Feb. 1511-12. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the Light of Our Lady, St. Peter, and St. Katherine, 4d. each. Daughter Cristian have the kettle bought from John Mawter; and daughter Joane a brass pot of one gallon. Ex’ors: Richard my eldest son, and John Aleyn of Hunter street, with Robert Baldwyn overseer. At my burial 10s., month’s mind 10s., and anniversary 20s. My lands and tenements in Herne and Reculver enfeoffed to James Ewell, and John Aleyn of Hunter street. That Richard my eldest son occupy and take the profits from all my lands and tenements for two years after my death, to pay debts,

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