LASYNBY, clerk, vicar of the parish church of St Peter in Thanet, 12
Buried in the choir after church under the stones at the high altar.
Ad fabricat of said church there, where most needed, a new cup of
silver, a maser bound with silver, a dish of silver, two silk girdles
with silver mounts, one cathedram (chair) and one cistam (box),
and a pair of sheets.
Thomas CARDYFF, vicar of St John’s a set of prayer beads of le ambyr.
Nicholas FOX, Vicar of St Lawrence another set of prayer beads of le
amber and one book called Nydar de paptie.
To Dom Robert, chaplain there a new Portifor and 3s.4d.
To Dom Richard, chaplain of Wood another Portifor and 3s.4d.
To Dom Henry, chaplain of parish of St Lawrence a book called Crysee and
my best salt.
To fabric of church of St Mary Magdalene in Canterbury 10s.
To painting the Images of St Mary and St Nicholas in Hospital of
Harbaldown 20s or to fabric of the church where most need.
To fabric of church of St Michael of Harbaldown 5s.
To each House of Friars in Canterbury and Sandwich 10s, that ech House
say Mass for my soul.
To the Gylde of St Nicholas in the House of the Friars Preachers, kept
there by all the parish clerks of Canterbury that they say three Masses
for my soul, etc. 10s.
To the Brothers and Sisters of the House or Hospital of Harbaldowne
13s.4d, to be paid by four yearly portions, viz. 3s.4d.
In same manner to the Brothers and Sisters of the House of St John of
Northgate outside walls of Canterbury.
To fabrice of church of St Lawrence in Thanet 10s, also same to fabrice
of church of St John.
To painting the Images of St Margaret and St Mary Magdalene in church of
St Peter aforesaid five marcs (66s.8d.).
On day of burial ten masses, viz. of St Mary, the Holy Spirit (Sanco
Spiritu) and the Trinity of Recordari (Memorial) of Name of
Jesus, of quinque vulneribus (the Five Wounds), the Resurrection,
Ascension, Corups Christi, and of Requiem and the same on day of Trental
There be distributed among poor people magis indigeus (especially the
needy) in parish of St Peter four marcs (53s.4d.), on my
three day abovesaid in equal portions.
To provide a Chaplain to celebrate for my soul in church of St Peter for
18 weeks four marcs.
To John, son of Simon COLNER when he comes of full age 10s, if he lives,
other wise to opus of the church of St Peter.
To Richard NORWOOD my godson 40s. when of a full age, if alive,
otherwise to opus of church of St Peter.
To fabrice of the church of St Cuthbert of Marton in Clyffland 20s. (Marton
in Yorkshire, four miles southeast of Middlesborough, the birthplace of
Captain Cook. Church is dedicated to Saint Cuthbert – Gazetteer).
To Agnes HEWETT, cognate mee to her marriage, five marcs (£3.6s.8d.)
and my best bed with all thereto.
To Katherine SENTNICHOLAS my best cloak (togam).
Thomas KEMPE my black togam.
John GRAUNT 6s.8d. and Julian his wife 3s.4d. and a sheet.
Thomas WATSON have my red togam and 6s.8d. and Margarete his wife 3s.4d.
and one sheet.
Robert SPRACLYNG my togam of tawny color and 6s.8d. and Margaret his
wife another tawny cloak and 3s.4d.
Bararable YOKLETT 3s.4d. John COSYN 20d. Joan DUMPTON 12d. Gilbert
Residue after paying debts, etc. to my Executors – Richard NORWOOD and
William YOKLETT to dispose for my soul; and for their labours to Richard
NORWOOD 20s and to William YOKLETT 10s. and a book called ‘medull
Feoffees – Richard NORWOOD and Thomas CULNER.
The Wardens of St Peter’s or such other honest men chosen by the
parishioners, have a tenement situated in the parish at the Churchill,
which I lately obtained from John SAKETT, for the sustentation of said
All my other lands and tenements shall be sold, and money to pay debts,
To the Wardens and parishioners for the repair of same tenement 23s.4d.
Witnesses – Dom Robert BOTELAR, chaplain, Nicholas EASTON, senior,
Thomas WATSON, Simon COLNER, John GRAUNT.
Probate 17 February 1493-4. Consistory Vol.3, fol. 363-4,