cow, 25 ewes, 4 quarters of
grain, 8 quarters of corn, and four pigs called Bakyn hoggs. To
my daughter a mare, and to each of my children six ewes. Thomas
Luke a cow, six ewes and a quarter of corn. Residue of goods after
paying debts, etc., to my ex’ors, Thomas Helare and Henry
Downing, to dispose for my soul. Feoffees : Nicholas
Aldy and Harry Downing. Wife Joan have all my lands, etc., for
her life, then to William and Thomas (sic) and their
heirs, but if none, to be sold and money for our souls.
Probate 14 May 1479. (W., fol 69.)
24 Oct. 1498. Buried in the churchyard of St.
altar 3s. 4d ; to the church works (sic) 3s. 4d.
To Michael Forde, my brother, l0s. ; Alice Crambroke, my
sister, a kirtle cloth price 6s. 8d. ; Isabell Larcam 20s. ; the
children of John Tokar a quarter of barley. Residue of goods
to wife Margaret.* Ex’ors :
wife Margaret, Simon Gason, William Lent. My wife have my place
with all lands thereto for her life, except five acres of
pasture at Nelle beside the place of Wm. Cokks, the which five
acres to James, son of my daughter, when he cometh to the age of
22 years, and to his heirs for ever, but if he die the five acres
remain to my aforesaid place, and after the death of my wife
Margaret be sold, and if John Forde will buy it, he to have the
same £4 within the price of any man, and the money disposed by
ex'ors for the soul of Margaret, and 5 marcs (66s. 8d.) to repair
bad roads where most need is, and 5 marcs among poor people.
Probate at Wingham 15 Nov. 1498. (W., fol. 13.)
28 January 1500-1. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas.
High altar 12d. Arnold Tuckar have a cow, featherbed with a
traunson (? bolster), blanket, pair of sheets, dish, two platters,
pewter dish and saucer. Richard Tucker have a mattress. Residue
after paying debts, etc., to John Tuckar, my ex’or, to dispose
for my soul, with John Powte overseer. If the aforesaid
Arnold (sic) die within the age of 22 years the
goods given to him remain to Richard Tuckar, and if Richard die
then to Benett Tuckar for her
* Margaret was sister to Stephen
Hogham who died 1481 (see his
will), and her sister Isabella was wife of Henry Musred.