etc.; then Richard have the house in which I dwell with
six acres of land, also two and half acres at the place called Mede. Son
Anthony have my other place in Reculver with one acre of land, also four
acres in a croft called Mede. Richard my youngest son have seven acres
called Willowes in Herne, when he is twenty years old, meanwhile Richard
my eldest son have the occupying of the same. Daughter Joane to her
marriage have 20s. out of one acre of land at Medegate in Reculver.
No Probate date. Vol. 1511-15. (Con. vol. 11, fol. 32.)
11 November 1544. Buried in the north side of the churchyard
of Reculver. At my burying 20s. for mass and dirige and to be given to
poor people to pray for my soul. Daughter Jone have the featherd bed in
the parlour and all thereto, pillow with pillowcote for the same, two
pairs of sheets, a sheet with a blake seme, chest, table, form, one of the
best brass pots, a smaller pot, stuppen, two silver spoons, etc., etc.;
also two kine and twenty ewes, and £4. Thomasine daughter of my son
Robert Ewell, have two platters, two pewter dishes, etc., and 40s. at her
marriage. Ex’or, son James, and have the residue, with Robert
overseer. That son James have all my lands and tenements in Reculver and
Herne; and also after the death of Alice my wife all the lands, etc.,
which she holdeth for her life. Witnesses: John Toftes, Peter Keisham, and
Probate 4 May 1544 (sic).
(Con. vol. 20, fol. 37.)
HENRY FANTYNG of Reculver.
21 January 1483-4. Buried in the churchyard of the chapel of
Hothe in the parish aforesaid. High altar of the chapel of Hothe for
tithes, 6s. 8d., and towards buying a certain book called an Antifoner 6s.
8d. To twelve priests on the day of my burial, 6s. 8d. That a chaplain
celebrate for my soul in the chapel of Hothe for quarter of a year and
have 33s. 4d. Daughters Joan and Isabella each have 10 mares (£6 13s.
4d.) to their marriage, on condition they be ruled in their marriage by
the advice of Richard and Simon my sons. That Stephen, Edmond and John,
the sons of William Fantyng my son, have 6s. 8d. each. Margaret my
kinswoman, to her marriage 20s. John Cristian my servant, if he remain
with Richard and Simon my sons, and be a faithful servant for two years
after my death, 6s. 8d. That William my