Will of John Sackett of Braunston, Lincoln, 10 June 1680, proved in the Canterbury Prerogative Court, 4 November 1680 (National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/364 quire 155). (Researched by Marion Sackett).

Dated 10 Jun 1680          Proved 4 Nov 1680          [Abstract by Marion Sackett]
Clerke; Braunston, County of City of Lincoln

Brother = Nathaniel of Canterbury     Executor.     All lands, tenements etc. in St Peters & St Johns, Thanet, or elsewhere, for life. Then to Nathaniel’s son, John.
Sister = Elizabeth     £30
Sister = Patience PULVERTOFT     £10
Nephew = Robert SCUDDER     £5
Poor of Braunston     £5
Old servant William BOTT     40/-
Each current servant [when John dies]     10/-
Nephew = Charles DICUS     lease of rectory of Tilmanton on condition he pays the following legacies :-
     His brother = Humfry          £15
     His brother = John          £25
     His brother = Thomas          £35
     His sister = Sarah          £55
     His sister = Judith          £60 at age 21               in the meantime, lawful interest
     His sister = Katherine          55 marks at age 21          for respective portions
     His sister Elizabeth          100 marks at age 21     
Danyell PAMPHLET of Dumpton &
John GILLOE of Newland Grange,      Guardians of Charles during his minority. 20/- each.
Thanet, yeomen          
My most honoured Patron, Thomas MERES     22 shilling pieces of gold
My noble Patroness, the Lady MERES          one Ros: Real pieces of gold of King Henry VIII
[Plus another bequest – illegible]
Witnesses: Tho. FOREMAN, Wm. TAN