goods and moveable chattels. Feoffees: John Germyn,
junior, son of Thomas Germyn, and Nicholas Germyn. Wife Joane have and
occupy my messuage in which I live with the garden during her life; then
to John, Thomas, and Robert my sons, equally.
Probate 27 October 1483. (Con.
vol. 2, fol 572.)
ANTONY MEYCOTT of Reculver.
1 February 1532-3. Buried in the chapel of Hothe in the
middle path (sic) before the quere. To the reparation of the same
chapel, 3s. 4d.; and to the high altar there, 3s. 4d. To the high altar of
St. Nicholas in Thanet, Chestlett, Reculver and Herne, 3s. 4d. to each. On
the day of my burial, in masses and among the poor to pray for me, £5,
and the same at my month’s mind and year. That Sir Richard Kempe shall
sing for me in the chapel of Hothe for one whole year after my death, and
have £6 13s. 4d. Daughters Agnes and Jone each have £20; Master Thomas
Morley, my son-in-law, have the £5 which he oweth me now, and a gray
gelding, and his borde and his wife’s from the time they came to me to
the day of making this my will. William Burbrigge have all the old debts
he oweth me; Anthony Hundyne have one black heifer now at the parsonage
Herne. John Burgewe my brother have my best gown, jacket and doublet. To
the Abbot of St. Augustine in Canterbury, 20s. Residue of moveable goods
to wife Agnes, my sole executrix, with John Sethe of Herne to help assist
her, and Master Thomas Morley overseer. Feoffees of land, etc.: Thomas
Consant of Chestelett, Thomas Knoller, Robert Shourte of Hothe and Richard
Knowler. Wife Agnes have and occupy all my lands and tenements for her
life, then to George my son, but if he die without heirs then daughters
Agnes and Jone have all the same and to their heirs, but if both die
without issue then Anthony Morley have all the same and to his issue, but
if none, to be sold and the money: to a secular priest to sing for my soul
in the chapel of Hothe for one year and have £6 13s. 4d.; and the residue
to poor people in Reculver, Hothe, St. Nicholas, Chestelett, Herne and
Stury. Wife Agnes have all my years in the parsonage of Herne and
Reculver, and if she die before the end, then John Seyethe of Herne have
the remainder of the years to the use of my son George. Witnesses: Mr.
Thomas Nightingale, Vicar of Reculver, Sir Richard Kempe, William
Burbrigge and John Lunden.
No Probate date. Vol. 1527-37. (Con. vol. 15, fol. 186.)