son have one acre of land called the Acre, and another
piece of land called Hamelle, and three acres of land called Smaleham,
situate and being on the (deistrat ?) part of the high road there.
Feoffees: Robert Hunt, John Spencer, William lye, Nicholas Nott. That sons
Richard and Simon have all my other lands and tenements in the borough of
Hoth and in the parish of Reculver or elsewhere, on condition they allow
Joane my wife to hold and occupy one "camera" in my chief
messuage, with free coming and going to the same during her life, and
provide her with food and drink, paying her 5s. every quarter, and the
profit from the milk of two good cows. Ex’ors: Sons Richard and
Probate 8 March
vol. 2, fol. 580.)
RICHARD FANTYNG of Reculver.
2 January 1494-5. Buried in the churchyard of Hoth. High
altar of the Same church 3s. 4d. Light of Holy Cross a bushel of barley.
Wife Cristine have all my utensilia in aula, camera and kitchen, also the
residue. Ex’ors: Thomas Skinner and John Crowcher. That wife Cristine
occupy my tenement with all lands until son Giles come to the age of
ten years, then Cristine have 4 mares (53s. 4d.) yearly, from that was
sometime William Bery’s 46s. 8d., and out of my lands that descended to
me in reversion 6s. 8d. during her life, the residue of the lands to be
equally divided between my four sons, John, William, Andrew and Giles. If
all sons die under age and without issue, then at death of Cristine my
tenement and lands be sold, and from the money a priest to sing in the
church of Hothe for quarter of a year for our souls, and otherwise
disposed for our souls.
Probate 30 April
(Con. vol. 5, fol. 14.)
RICHARD FANTING of Hoath.
14 May 1510. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Cross of loath,
and to the fabric of the same church 26s. 8d.* In the church on the day of
my burial, trental, and anniversary, four masses. To Cristine, daughter of
Simon Fanting, 6s. 8d; Alice
* At the Visitation of Archbishop Warham, on
13 September 1511, a Presentment was made: Simon Fanting withholds £1 6s.
8d. bequeathed to the church by Richard Fanting. He was ordered to pay the
same. (British Magazine, vol. 29, pp. 392—4.)