of a light before the Rood a cow. To each daughter of
Raufe Chiche 10 /-. Steven Bull have selar and testor with the curtains
and hangings of the parlour. To every place of Friars in Canterbury 6-8d.
William Godfrey the younger, John Godfrey, Margaret his sister, and
the other sister at London 20/- each. William Tomlin, junior, my tenement
at Chalkwell with barn, gardens, and to his heirs in fee simple for ever.
Repair of the highway from Harts barn to Chalkwell 20/-. For five years
after my death at Christmas my Ex’ors bestow 2,000 billets of wood]
among the poor. Against Candlemas [2 Feb.] after my death, my Ex’ors buy
two Copes of white damask for the church, price £6-13-4d. Residue
after paying debts ete, to William Godfrey my brother and William Perye my
Ex’ors to dispose for my soul and husband, each Ex’or 40/-. Witnesses
:—William Petyt vicar, John Bery, Robert Debenham.
[Probate 5 April
(Con. Vol. 8, fol. 80.)
17 March 1500-1. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity.
Joan and Margaret my daughters when 16 each
have 20 ewes. To Iwade church 3-4d. Residue after debts etc paid to
wife Cecifie my Ex’or, with Ralph Chiche overseer. Wife have my tenement
called Woddis for life, then to Richard and John my sons, paying to
Margerie my daughter 26-8d. Son Thomas my tenement late John Thomlin in
Bobbing parish at Holstrete when son is 22, paying to Joan my daughter
26-8d. If both sons die without lawful issue then to my daughters and if
they so the to John Orgat son of my sister and to his heirs assigns, on
condition he provide a priest to celebrate for our souls in the church for
a year. Witnesses :—Mgr. John Walsh 1
curate of Milton, Ralph Chiche, William Cotland, Thomas Blacke of Iwade.
[Probate 27 May
(A. Vol. 8, fol. 56.)
15 November 1545. Administration to his goods, to Agnes his
widow. Bonds :—Thomas Bull of Milton and Thomas Douche of Sturrey,
yeoman, in £66-13-4d.
(A. Act. Vol. 9, fol.18.)
1 John Walsh a Witness to Wills
between 1493 and 1501.