P.C.C. Will Transcription
L. Duncan -
Books 47 & 48 page 6
Will 14 August 1482
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RICHARD CHALKHILL of
Maydeston [Maidstone], 12 August 1482. To be buried in the churchyard
(in cimiterio) of the parish church of All Saints of Maydeston before
the image of the Blessed Mary on the north side of the said church (ex
parte boriali). To the high altar 3s. 4d. To my confessor 8d. To the
work (opus) of the said church 6s. 8d. To the fraternity of Corpus
Christi there 20d. To the Light of St. Christofe there 12d.
I leave to Richard my son one bed viz a ‘federbed’, tramson, one
pair of blankets, three pairs of sheets, one ‘counterpoynt’ grene
called Verdes &e, one great Ewer, one great candle stick and two
lesser candlesticks, all the tables and forms in the hall with all the
‘hangyng’ in my hall and parlour &e when 20 years of age and if
he die to Margaret my daughter. To Margaret my daughter when 12 years
old a bed &e with a ‘counterpoynt’ called Popynjayes’.
To Agnes my daughter when 12 a bed &e. If the said Margaret and
Agnes die then to Alice my wife, and Residue to said Alice, to be
executor with William Ensyng and Robert Raynold.
Last will: To my wife my messuage in which I dwell until Richard my son
come to 20 and then my feoffees to enfeoff him. My feoffees to enfeoff
my wife in a meadow of mine in Boxlee with remainder to Agnes my
Margaret my daughter immediately after my death shall have my orreum or
grange with garden in Puddyng lane and my lands in Farmthefeld.
My Feoffees shall sell my lands next Longesolehothe viz Linston, Walles
and land called Netherbreche and Upperbreche for a chaplain to celebrate
in All Saints church in Maydeston. My feoffees to sell my land in the
parish of Gillyngham and my pasture in Greane. The indenture I have of a
garden in Harflete to remain to the messuage I now dwell in. My feoffees
to enfeoff Richard my son in 3 acres of wood in Estbarmyng of which two
are at Stonesole and one at Ygate. My executors to sell my horses to
dispose in deeds of charity. John Tulle to be enfeoffed in a
messuage in which William May now dwells. I leave to John my famulo 6s.
8d. Witnesses: William Ensyng, John Bukmer.
Proved 13 August 1483 (P.C.C. 7 Logge)
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