22 January 1476-7. Buried. in churchyard. High altar 8s.
Joan have all household goods ; Richard Chapeleyn 6s 8d ; my
sister Isabella Pery 6s. 8d., and to Richard and Gervase Pery 6s.
8d. each ; Nicholas Page five mares, and to his son
Geoffrey Page five mares (33s. 4d. After my death the
tenement in which we dwell situate against (juxta) the churchyard,
to be sold. Wife Joan have a small house next my tenement at Ware
; also my messuage at Hardmanstreet during her life, then to be
sold, and from the money £10 to buy a messuage to serve the church
of Ash on condition the wardens of the church with the
parishioners redeem the 12d. from my messuage adjoining the
churchyard. Ex’ors : Wife Joan, Nicholas Page, Edmund
Peny. Witnesses : John Aldy, Thomas Joyner, Geoffrey Kent, Thomas
Probate 26 January 1476-7. (W., fol, 67.)
1 Sept. 1488. Buried in the churchyard. High altar 20d. To the
Light of the Street called Hoclight 12d. Residue to wife Isabella,
my Ex’or, with Sir William Saunders, vicar of Ash, William Lent, and
Richard Hele, overseers. Wife have my dwelling place with the
hemphawe* for her life, and a croft of two acres in the villa (sic)
of Peddynge called Wyeos, and at her death to be sold, and the
money to the Worshipful Master of the Hospital of St. James in
Coventre, praying him and his brethren and sisters with the poor
people in the fermery to pray for my
[No probate.] (W., fol. 78.)
ROGER CLYDEROW,† esquire.
7 March 1454-5. Buried in the choir of the Church of St. Nicholas
of Esshe, near Joan my daughter. To the high attar
for tithes 20s, also to the same altar one missal for ever, and
for one chalice or other necessaries to be bought for the altar 10
marcs (£6 13s. 4d.). To the fabric (fabrice)
of the same church 10 mares. That John Noryes, Thomas Haryes,
Thomas Berwin, Richard Well
* Haw is a small yard or enclosure, and Chaucer has it for a
churchyard Dictionary Kent. Dialect.
† See Corner of Kent, pp. 71, 207.