Friars of Sandwich 20s. Wife Joan have
all my " utensilia and hostellament "* and a cow.
Residue to William Penny and my wife Joan, my ex’ors. Feoffees :
William Peny and Richard Solly. Two acres and a rod of land to
be sold and the money for my soul. Wife Joan have all lands and
tenements for her life, then to be sold and the money disposed for
Probate 6 June 1474. (W., fol 64.)
. 4 Aug. 1494. Buried in the churchyard. High altar 12c1. ; to
the reparation of the church six ewes ; and of the churches
of Preston, Thmyston and Stourmouth six ewes to each. A chaplain
celebrate for my soul half a year in Ash church and have £3 Os. Sc!.
John and Richard at Welle have four bushels of grain and seven
quarters of wheat equally between them. Joan Badson four bushels
of grain and one quarter of wheat. .Toau, daughter oI Thothas
Orner, two cows. Residue after paying debts, etc., to William
Penny of Ash and John Skinner of Sandwich, my ex’ors, to dispose
for my soul.
No probate date. J (W., Ibi. 106.)
. . . . April 1499. Buried in the churchyard. Daughter Mar-garet
have a kertle ; Thomas Holback a pewter salt and dish;
Richard Forstall one skadeleyn ; John Forstall a bolle
(bowl). Residue to son William, my ex’or.
[No probate date.] (W., fol. 18.)
March 1516-17. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas.
High altar 12d. Wife Joan† have one house with three acres of
, land for life, then to son John. Wife Joan ‘have a cow, best
brass pot, best chest, etc. Son John have a horse. Residue to wife
Katherine† (sic) and son John, my ex’ors. Witnesses :
Edward Lacy, Sir John Hobson.
Probate 7 July 1517. (W., fol. 144.)
21 Nov. 1502. Buried in the churchyard of St. Nicholas. To the
church work 3s. 4d. ; to the Light of the Trinity, St. John, Our
Lady of Pity, and the Rood, to each one bushel of barley.
* Household furniture See Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol..
XXX,, p. 131.
† In the will the name of the wife is twice given as Joan and
twice as Katherine. Once Katherine is crossed out and Joan written