8 Sept. 1518. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas. High
altar 3s. 4d. To the gilding of the Rood Loft 26s. 8d. ; to
the High Cross light half a seame of malt. Sir John Hobson have
£3 6s. 8d. to sing half a year for my soul, etc., at St. John’s
altar. Wife Agnes have £10, a cow, seame of wheat and of malt,
also all her household goods she brought to me—i.e., fourteen
platters, two pewter dishes, two saucers, two salts, four brass
pots, four layers, seven candlesticks, one brewing pan with two
eris (knobs) a posnet, feather bed, coverlet, seven pairs of
sheets, the hangings of a bed, frying pan, two spits, andiron,
gridiron, two chests, and a horse. Residue of goods after paying
debts, etc., to son Richard. Ex’ors:
Son Richard and John Penne. Witnesses : Laurence Moytt, Silvester
Estas, Robert Hawsennd.
Probate 9 Dec. 1518.cw., (W., fol. 151)
March 1523-4. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas.
High altar 12d. Son Edward have a little brass pot, kettle, two
platters, a cow of two years old, half a seame of barley, and to
his children half a seame among them. Jeffery my god-son have a
cow calf. Elyn Nott my daughter, the middle brass pot and two
pewter platters, a seame of wheat and a cow ; to Alice
Knott (sic) her daughter a cow calf. To the Chapel of
Richeborough three ewes. Alice Boughton have a bushel of wheat and
of malt at her marriage. Marione Peryn my maid have a cow calf.
That my Ex’ors for four years keep yearly dirige and mass for my
soul in the church of Ash. Residue of goods after paying
debts, etc., half to each of my sons William and Edward. Ex’ors
: Son William . and Thomas Nott of Wingham, Witnesses :
Sir John Simpson, curate at that time, Thomas Golde, Peter Pay,
[No probate date] (W., fo1. 176.)
* Geoffrey Creke and Thomas Goold were the two chief
parishioners of the Chapel at Fleet in Sept. 1511 when Abp.
Warham hold his visitation.