Will of William Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 1511.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, date not known.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-12-29.
Wife Alice, all personal estate, tenement & lands during lifetime, then to son John.
Executors: Alice & son John.
In the name of God Amen this is the last will & testament of me William Sackett the yere of our Lorde MCCCCCXI good & full mynde make my testament in this man-[ner] of wyse I bequeath my soule to Almighty God to our lady & to all sents in Heven & my body to be buried in the churchyarde of Saint John in the ile of tanet And I bequeath to the hye aultr for forgoten tythes iijs & for iiijd Itm I bequeath to sent [_atyd] lyght a bushel barly Itm I bequeath to sent Antonys lyght a bushel of barly Also I wyll that Alice my wyfe shall have all my movabls paying my detts & my bequests also I wyll Alice my wyfe & John my sone shal be myn executors
This is the last will of the forsaid Willm ye day above wrytyn the yere of King Harry the VIIIth the iij yere I Wyllm wyll yt my feoffees Thomas Culmer Robert Lucas Willm Gavy-roy Willm [___] shall sell as muche land as shall pay my detts yf my movabylls be not abell to stretch so said also the residue of my lands & tenements my detts & bequests payd I wyll yt my feoffees shall suffer Alice my wyfe to occupye my tenement & landes deuryng her lyff paying ye lorde of the fee & aft the decease of Alice my wyf I wyll that my landes & tenementes shall remayne to John my son Witness heir of Wyllm [Gabyroy] Jhon Smyth Thoms [___] et alijs [Alice]
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