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Abstract of Will from St Peter Thanet (Broadstairs), Kent from Arthur Hussey’s Manuscripts

Will of John AUSTYN of St Peter Thanet 5 March 1491-2

Alice, relict of John AUSTYN, textor (weaver) of St Peter in Thanet, 5 March 1491-2.
Buried in churchyard.
High altar 12d, and to each Light of which I am a sister in the church a bushel of barley. Ad opus of the church 20d.
To Edward HOUGHAM cognate meo (kinsman) 6s.8d. and to Joan, wife of said Edward a tunica called le Luks.
To Alice at Mershe another red tunic called le kyrtell.
To Alice GENT my collobium (a tunic without, or with short sleeves), To Dionise Cooke a russet tunic.
That my Executors provide one Image of St Katherine with a tabernacle for the church to the value of five marcs (66s.8d.).
Residue of goods after paying debts, etc. to John EMPTITCH, and Lawrence AT AREVRH or church, my Executors, to dispose for my soul.
Feoffees – John EMPTIACH and George COLNER.
All my lands and tenements to be sold and money to pay debts, etc. and for my soul.
Probate 20 April 1492. Archdeaconry Vol.5, fol. 374.


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