of John AUSTEN of St Peter Thanet 24
AUSTEN, textor (weaver) of St Peter’s in Thanet, 24 April
Buried in the churchyard.
High altar 12d. Ad opus of the church 20d. To each Light of which I am a
brother a bushel of barley.
To William CRYELL 3s.4d. To John COOKE all my instrumenta which belong
artem sucam [to my trade].
Alice my wife all utensilia of my aule, camere and kitchen, cow,
calf, horse and six ewes, one plough with all belongings, one cart, one
small cart at le Courte and half part of the grain.
Residue after paying debts, etc. to wife Alice and Thomas GRAUNT my
Executors to dispose for my soul.
Feoffees of all my lands and tenements – Richard CULMER, junior,
Laurence ATT MERSH and William CRYELL.
Two rods of land to be sold to pay debts, etc. at Knoll and Loudon tree.
Wife Alice have and occupy all other lands and tenements for her life,
then to be sold, and the money: - for a priest singing for my soul etc
in the church for a quarter of a year, receive five nobles (33s.4d.).
To the church work four nobles (26s.8d.) and to the church work
of St Laurence 6s.8d; of Worth 6s.8d; of Deal 6s.8d; and the residue for
my soul and to the Stoles in the church of St Peter.
Probate .... 1485. Consistory Vol.3, fol. 57.