of Nicholas HANXEN of St Peter Thanet 12
HANXEN of St Peter’s in Thanet, 12 October 1493.
Buried in the churchyard.
High altar 12d. To each Light of which I am a Brother a bushel of
Margerie my wife one cow and half part of all chattels and grain.
Residue after paying debts, etc. to my Executors Margerie, Robert SAKETT
and Stephen COLNER to dispose for my soul.
Feoffees – Robert SAKETT, John UNDERHILL, Nicholas MASTER, Stephen
If need be one acre and half of land to be sold, situated at Dane, and
the money to Executors to pay debts, etc.
Wife Margerie have, hold and occupy all other lands and tenements for
her life, paying 5s. yearly to my Feoffees to repair them, and dwell in
the tenement during her life, but if not, all lands, tenements, etc. to
be sold, except Margerie be with child, and if a man child, to him when
of full age, and to his heirs for ever. If a girl, then all to be sold,
and money as follows – a priest sing for our souls in the church for
one year £6.13s.4d.; and to the church £6.13s.4d. to make with a
window of glass in the Chancel of St Nicholas in same church; to the
woman child 40s; and all residue for our souls.
Witnesses – Sir Robert BOTELER, parish priest, Nicholas GRAUNT,
Richard SAKETT, Thomas LIDERER, William YOKLETT.
Probate 19 February 1493-4. Archdeaconry Vol.5, fol. 401.