excepted, in Reculver and Chistlett or elsewhere, but if he die without
issue then my land called Helmering and the wood to it remain to Thomas
and Robert the sons of Nicholas Germin my brother for ever. Also then my
chief tenement and all other lands willed to son John as aforesaid remain
to all my children then living.
Witnesses: Richard Quested, parish-priest of Reculver, Sir John Michell,
chantry-priest there, Thomas Paramore, Thomas Filpott, John a Stone, and
Probate 17 December 1526. (Con. vol. 14, fol. 174.)
31 December 1528. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. On the day of my
burial to Mr. Vicar 8d., and to four other priests 6d. each, and to two
clerks 2d. each. To the Light of our Lady and of the Rood 20d. each. Wife
Winifred have £4, a quarter of wheat, a quarter of barley and all my
household goods. Feoffees:
Thomas Knoller, Alexander Cobb, Thomas Howlett and John Hawlett. That one
acre of land next to Ryseborne gate, three acres called Newcroft, one acre
in Horsey field called Goore acre, three yards (roods) of land in the same
Horsey field to be sold by ex’ors to pay debts, etc., and
the residue to my mother. Also my mother have all my other lands and
tenements. Ex’ors: William Ewell of Reculver and Margery Sampson† my
mother. Residue of goods for the health of my soul. Witnesses: Sir Richard
Quested, Thomas Consant and Richard Rooke.
Probate 25 January 1528-9. (Con. vol. 15, fol. 55.)
14 March 1539-40. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the Sepulcour
Light which the bachillours do keep 4d. Light of the Cross 4d. Wife Martin
have four kine and twenty ewes. Thomas and Robert Jermin my cosyns each
have two ewes. Residue after paying debts, etc., to wife Martin, who with
Francis Bawidewin, ex’ors, with Thomas Philpott overseer. Wife have my
weer (weir) until my sonne come to the age which appeareth in my deed.
Witnesses: Thomas Philpott, John Cobbe, junior, Thomas Awood, Richard
Probate 7. . . . (blank) 1540. (Con. vol. 17, fol. 81.)
* Son of William Germyn who died in 1508.
† Widow of
William 0-ermyn who died in 1508, then married
William Sampson, who died 1515.