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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 138
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

   3 August 1494. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. Residue of goods to wife Agnes, who with Richard Rooke, ex’ors, to dispose for my soul. That Stephen Sygrome (sic) my son have my house with appurtenances at Bromefeld, paying to Agnes his mother 40s., and to Joan my daughter to her marriage 26s. 8d.
Probate 20 October 1494.      (Con. vol. 4, fol. 26.)

   Sunday after Christmas 1396. Buried in the churchyard of Recolvre. To the Image of St. Mary in the church, 6d. Dom Robert de Langton, vicar of the church, say a trental for my soul. Henry Corniwaile, clerk of the same church, have 4d. Residue of goods to wife Isabelle, my ex’or.
Probate 1 February 1396-7.        (Con. vol. 1, fol. 5.)

RICHARD SPENSER of Hothe in the parish of Reculver.
   5 June 1516. Buried in the churchyard of both beside my brother. To the Light of the Cross in the church of Hoothe 6d., and of St. Margaret there a bushel of barley. Reparation of the Rood-loft, 6s. 8d. John Davy of Chistlett have 20s. Isabel my daughter and Thomas my son each 

have 10s. and half my instuff. That Phelip Wellys, friar of the Friars Austen in Canterbury, shall sing in the church of Hooth for quarter of a year for my soul, etc., to begin at Christmas after my death, and have 338. 4d. Ex’ors: son Thomas and John Davy, with Thomas Knoller overseer. Katherine Spenser my daughter have 6s. 8d. Residue to son Thomas. Witnesses: Simon Panting and Robert Hunt.
No Probate date. Vol. 1515—20.  (Con. vol. 12, fol. 10.)

   6 May 1479. Buried in the churchyard of St. Mary of Reculver. Wife Joane have all the " utensilia" in my aula, camera and kitchen. Ex’ors: sons .John and Robert, and have residue. Feoffees: Thomas Consont, senior, of Chestliet, and John Seynt of Reculver. Three rods of land at Litilstrete near Beltinge to be sold, also another small piece of land called Flowris at Hilbarowe, and money to pay debts, etc. Wife Joane have my messuage with a croft of land for her life, then to sons John and Robert and their heirs for ever.
Probate 28 April 1483.           (Con. vol. 2, fol. 557.)

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