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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 44  1932  page 84
                       
MILTON WILLS (NEXT SITTINGBOURNE).—I. By Arthur Hussey   continued

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 silver ring.
[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.)

JOHN BYRCHE.
   4 Sept. 1483. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity. To each of my daughters :—Agnes Katherine, Margaret,

two 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 Bromefield.
[Probate 19 November 1483.]       (A. Vol. 3, fol. 477.)

THOMAS BLADESMYTH.2
   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 1541.]                (A. Vol. 22, fol. 274.)

THOMAS BLADESMYTH of Milton
   15 Sept. 1541. Administration to his goods, to William
Skelton of Milton.                     (A. Act. Vol. 8, fol. 80.)
  1 See Arch. Cantiana, Vol. XLI, 42.
   2 No parish, and the Administration probably refers to the same
          person.

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