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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 137
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

THOMAS ROOKE.
   11 February 1511-12. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. Wife Margaret have for her life all my lands and tenements in Reculver, etc., except three acres in a field called Milfeld, and at her death to Matthew my son and his heirs forever, but if no issue then to Richard my son. The three acres at Milfeld to be sold to pay debts, etc. Ex’or, wife Margaret, and have residue, with William Cooke overseer.
No Probate date. Vol. 1511—15. (Con. vol. 11, fol. 25.)

WILLIAM SAMPSON.
   25 April 1510. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the Light of St. Mary, the Cross, St. John, St. Katherine, and of Jesus, each two bushels of barley. Daughters Margaret and Tomsin when they are twenty-one years old, each have a cow and four sheep. Sir John Michell, chantry-priest of Reculver, have 6s. 8d. to pray for my soul, etc. That five Masses of the Five Wounds of our Lord be said or sung in the church within my month’s day, and for three of these masses 6d. For the waste of the torches at my 

burying 5s. Wife Margaret* have two acres of land bought from the ex’ors of John Hawlett for her life, then to daughter Joane and. her issue. Feoffees: Alexander Cobe and Thomas Germyn. Ex’or, wife Margaret, and have the residue. Witnesses: Sir John Michell, chantry-priest, Thomas Germin, Thomas Pamore, and Michael Bownde.
No Probate date. Vol. 1511-15. (Con. vol. 11, fol. 123.)

THOMAS SAYNTE.
   9 April 1518. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the Light of St. Mary, the Cross, St. Thomas, and the Bachelor’s Light, 2d. each. At my burying five masses. That my house with all its lands be sold by my feoffees, Robert Young and Thomas Notingham, and money to pay debts, etc. Wife Margery have all my household stuff. Ex’ors: wife Margery and Thomas Notingham.
Probate 21 June 1518. (Con. vol. 12, fol. 78.)
  * Margaret was the widow of William Germin, who died in 1508. One of the daughters of William Sampson probably married David Fanting of St Nicholas at Wade, who died in 1509.

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