church of Hoth, ten masses. For my soul within my month’s day at the
House of Friars Austen ,[in Canterbury] five masses; and at the parish
church of St. Paul in Canterbury, five masses. A priest sing for my soul,
etc., in the church of Chistlet for quarter of a year, and have 46s. 8d.
Residue of my goods in the custody of Thomas Knollar of Hothe to the same
Thomas Knollar. but the residue of my other goods, after paying debts,
etc., to be divided among my daughters. That William Redwode my godson
have my tenement in the parish of St. Paul, Canterbury, he keeping a
yearly obit of dirige and mass for seven years in the church of St. Paul
on the Monday next after Palm Sunday, the vicar having for his labour and
rehearsing of the Bede-roll 8d., and the clerk of the parish 4d.; also
William Redwode to deliver in alms to poor people of that parish on Good
Friday, in bread to the value of 3s. during seven years, the vicar and
parish clerk to have the oversight of it. If William die before he is
twenty years old, then remain to his brother Robert in like form and
charge. That Richard Knollar of Hothe shall keep my obit in the church of
Hothe, to the value of 5s., to be done in diriges and masses, bread
and ale, for ten years, always to be done on Dominica in albis* (Low
Sunday), and for the same charges Richard Knollar have a croft of 4 acres
and half of land called, Barham within the Borough of Hothe.
Daughter Agnes have all my lands in Wickhambroux for ever; daughter Joane
my messuage and lands thereto in the Borough of Hothe for her life, and
then to Richard her eldest son or heirs, also Joane have one acre and half
of land in Herne beside the land of the heirs of John Dubrose; daughter
Margery all lands in Reculver in the Borough of Beltinge, and to her issue
begotten by her husband John Frankelin.† Witnesses: Sir William Hymour,
curate, John Hall, senior, John Franklen, Robert Redwode.
Probate 14 January 1509-10. (Con. vol. 10, fol. 4.)
ISABELLA, widow of John HYKKE of Reculver.
31 October 1510. Buried in the churchyard of St. Martin of
Herne, next my husband.‡ To the high altar of Herne, 20d.;
* The full title of the
feast would be Dominica iii albis depositis, so called because it
was on this day that the white robes of those baptized at Easter were put
off, after having been worn throughout the octave. -
† Margery Franklen,
widow, of Sturry, is mentioned in deeds dated 1539, 1542, and 1547; also
her son Nicholas. See Chislet, pp. 154-5.
‡ John Hykkes or at
Sole of Herne died in 1484, and his will is printed in Archaeologia
Cantina, Vol. XXVIII., p. 109