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

Will of Michael EMTIACH of St Peter Thanet 31 October 1497

Cristiane, widow of Michael EMTIACH of St Peter’s in Thanet, 31 October 1497.
Buried in churchyard.
High altar 8d, and to each Light of which I am a Sister, one bushel of barley.
Son Michael "two ketelis the more and the less", a little brasier, a kelett (? skillet), little pan of a gallon and half, a chest, showte (? kneading trough), quern, pipe coler, tabill, form and chair, pair of sheets, coverlet, pair of blankets, one transor (? bolster) and two small pelows.
Residue of my brass to be divided equally between Thomas and Richard my sons and all residue of pewter between my three sons – Thomas, Richard and Michael.
Son Thomas have my great kettle and pay to my Executors for it 12d.
Alice, wife of said Thomas my son my violet kertill, a green gown and my worst hood.
Alice, wife of Richard my son have my russet gown.
Jone AUSTENE have my huke (sic).
To each of the children of George EMTIACH, one lamb.
Residue after paying debts, etc. to Thomas and Richard my sons, to dispose for my soul, and they Executors.
Feoffees – Nicholas EASTEN, senior, and Robert GRAUNT.
Son Michael have my closure at Solestreete, one acre of land there, one acre and half at Pedeway, and to his heirs for ever.
Sons Thomas and Richard two acres and half of land in Longdane, three rods and half at Southwey, and to their heirs for ever.
My three sons shall sell three rods of land at Dumpton, and the money to buy a Crismatory for the Church.
Witnesses – Robert GRAUNT, John EMTIACH, John TURRETT, John COLNER, William YOKLETT.
Probate 18 December 1497. Archdeaconry Vol.6, fol. 325.

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