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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 129
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

RICHARD MILDE of Hothe in Reculver.
   10 June 1458. Buried in the churchyard of the chapel of All Saints (sic) of Hothe. To the high altar of the chapel, 40s.; to the fabric of the church of Herne where is most necessary, 20s. To forty poor people, 18s. 4d. Alice Boykin have one chest, a girdle with silver work,, silver spoon, coverlet, pair of sheets and blanket, one cow, twelve ewes and 20s. Wife Joane have half part of all my things (utenislia), except one hallyng (? hanging) and one cawderne (caldron), which are to remain in the house for ever, to the honor of St. John the Baptist; the other half part to William Spencer and Alice his wife, who also to have the residue after paying debts, etc. Feoffees : William Philipp, Thourns Philipp and John Boykin of Herne. That a piece of land near the chantry of Hothe be sold to pay debts, etc., and also one piece of land in the close called Hoke if necessary. To the maintenance of the Lamp burning before the high altar of the chapel of Hothe, 4d., coming from the acre of land near the common road leading to Boroystrete, to be paid yearly by William Spencer, his heirs and assigns for ever. That wife Joane have for her life my messuage with ten acres of land called Angildane, land at Chaldone, one pigeon-house with a croft to the same, a garden, all 

my lands called Gertyswell, and half my pasture, meadows, and woods; at her death to William (sic) and Alice his wife and their issue. Residue of all lands, tenements, meadows, pastures, woods, etc., to William Spencer and Alice his wife and their issue, but if none then to be sold, and the money to a chaplain in the chapel of All Saints (sic) of Hothe for two years, for our souls, and residue to repair bad roads, to poor people, etc. Ex’ors: William Spencer and William Aleyn, with Thomas Philipp overseer.
Probate 6 February 1458-9. (Con. vol. 2, fol. 119.)

ALICE NEW, widow.
   6 February 1510-11. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To every Light in the church, 4d. Ex’ors dispose at my forthfare (burial), month’s mind and year’s mind, in dirige, masses, and other charitable alms deeds, 6s. 8d., with a quarter of wheat and of malt, and meat sufficient for a dinner, for my soul, etc. Son Alexander have my horse which he has in his keeping, my great brass pot, pan of brass of a gallon, little stopyn of a gallon, layer, kettle of two gallons, and another great kettle. Son John have my horse

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