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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 106
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

Feoffee, Henry Fanting. One acre of land in the borough of Hothe shall be sold, and money to pay debts, etc. Son John have two acres of land in the aforesaid borough. Witnesses: Dom. Robert Laysinbye, vicar of the church of St. Peter, Dom. John Ruttings, vicar of St. Mary of Reculver, Nicholas Easton, senior, Richard Easton, junior, and William Yoklett.
Probate 8 March 1489-90.     (Archdeaconry vol. 5, 7.)

WILLIAM GERMYN.
. . . (blank) 1508. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To every Light in the church a bushel of barley. Ex’ors: wife Margerie* and Richard Puggill. At the day of my burial four bushels of wheat and six bushels of malt, and at my month’s day a seame (eight bushels) of wheat and two seames of malt for my soul. Son John have a seame of wheat to be paid by Margery my wife. Feoffees: Thomas Germin, Alexander Cobbe, Richard Pughill and Thomas Rooke. That wife Margery have my Homstall in which I dwell, now called Lovys street, with all lands lying under the place, during her life or widowhood, but if she marry then to pay yearly 6s. 8d. to the reparation of the same. Also wife have 

three acres of land under the walls next Ruesheborne gate, until son Leonard is twenty-one years of age, then to him for ever. Son John have three acres under the wall, paying to Joane, Juliane and Margery my daughters 40s, each at their marriage, and if any die unmarried every of them heir to the other. Also son John have my place at Reculver and all lands that came to me by my belsor (sic) the which are entailed. That my tenement called Boystreet with all lands thereto, after the death of my wife Margery, to Thomas, Leonard and Thomas (sic) my sons equally. All my part of the land at Russheborne and two acres at Riggewaies Cross to be sold, the money to pay debts, etc., and any residue to my wife. Witnesses: Sir John, chantry-priest of Reculver, Thomas G-afferey, Alexander Cobbe, Thomas Germin and Thomas Rook.
Probate 2 October 1508.              (Con. vol. 9, fol. 96.)

JOHN GERMYN, the elder.
17 April (no year) ? 1511. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. Ex’ors: Alexander Cobbe and William Sampson. Three
* Margerie married William Sampson, who died in 1515.

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