to sell the two acres and with the money buy a messuage
and William Bette my husband have the same if he does not marry, when he
marry the messuage to Thomas Bette my son when of lawful age, if he die
under age then to my son John Bette. Joan atte Fryth my sister 5 quarters
of wool, and my best cloak at her marriage. Agne Bette my daughter a brass
pot, etc. Peter Dynelay vicar of Middelton a set of prayer beads with a
[No Witness names, or Probate date.]
(A. Vol. 1, fol. 64.)
JOHN BEWKE 1
7 Feb. 1528-9. Buried in the churchyard. To my brother in
Hartye my orange coat, John Erie my next coat, Robert Hood the third coat.
Elen my wife find a taper of 1 lb of wax before Our Lady of Pitie for five
years. Residue after debts paid to wife Eien my Ex’or. Witnesses :—Robert
Yenes, Richard Warrant.
[Probate 10 March 1528-9.] (A.
Vol. 18, fol. 169.)
4 Sept. 1483. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity. To
each of my daughters :—Agnes Katherine, Margaret,
pewter bowls and dishes. Ex’or :—Wife Agnes and have residue. Wife
have my messuage for life then sold and to Henry my eldest son 6-8d, and
to each other son (no names) 3-4d; the residue disposed for our souls.
Witnesses :—Dom John Hobbys parish chaplain there, John Wells, John
[Probate 19 November 1483.] (A. Vol.
3, fol. 477.)
10 July [no year]. My master John Sethe have all my goods
to bury me, and give to the poor. That four brewers bear me to church
and have 3-4d. Ex’or :—My master and have residue after debts
paid. Witnesses :—Mr Vicar, Martin Tyes
[Probate 29 April
(A. Vol. 22, fol. 274.)
THOMAS BLADESMYTH of Milton
15 Sept. 1541. Administration to his goods, to William
(A. Act. Vol. 8, fol. 80.)
1 See Arch. Cantiana, Vol. XLI, 42.
2 No parish, and the Administration probably
refers to the same