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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 102
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

Moore, servant with Robert Hunte of Canterbury, 40s.; Henry Panting my brother, 13s. 4d.; Thomas Panting my brother, 6s. 8d.; Henry, son of Simon Panting, my kinsman (cognatus), 3s. 4d.; Denis and Agnes, daughters of Stephen Fanting my brother, 3s. 4d. each when sixteen years old; and to the wife of Stephen Fanting, my sister, 6s. 8d. Ex’ors: Simon Panting my uncle and Thomas Fanting my brother, with William Highmore, curate of the church of Hoth, supervisor. That my ex’ors and feoffees sell all my lands and tenements in Roth and Chistlett or elsewhere, and if my brother Thomas will buy the same, then he to have them 13s. 6d. less than any other, and the money disposed in the church and in other charitable deeds for my soul. Witnesses: Sir William Highmore, curate there, William Lacy, Thomas Filpott, William Peny, John Bonger, John Davy, William Bukke. 
No Probate date. Vol. for 1509-11. (Con vol. 10, fol. 41)

SIMON FANTYNG of Hothe in the parish of Reculver.
   30 November 1524. Buried in the south part of the churchyard of Hothe. To the Cross Light there a bushel of barley, and to the works of the same church 3s. 4d. Ex’or, 

wife Margaret, to pay my debts, etc. At my burying five masses, month’s day a dirige and ten masses. Also eight bushels of wheat be made into bread and distributed among poor people. A priest sing in the church of Hothe for quarter of a year for my soul, and have 33s. 4d. Mr. William Consaunt of Chistlett be my overseer to help my wife. My lands and tenements in Hothe, Reculver, Sturrey, and Chistlett enfeoffed to William lve, Thomas Germin, senior, and James Blakisland. That wife Margaret have my messuage set at the key (quay) and all the lands to it for ever. Also the chief tenement in which we dwell in Hothe Street, with all other lands and tenements for her life, then Alice the daughter of Thomas Germin, senior, have the chief tenement, and all lands, etc., limited as above to my wife, to Alice and her issue for ever, but if she die within age or without issue, the same to be sold, and the money: to a priest to sing in the church of Hothe for our souls for a year, 10 marcs (£6 13s. 4d.), the residue to repair bad roads, to poor people in alms, marriage of poor maidens, etc. Witnesses: Thomas Germin, senior, William Peny, Thomas Cole, Richard Alkin, 
Probate 9 January 1524-5,          (Con. vol. 14, fol. 71.)

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