Thomas made his will at Minster in ThanetG on 3 April 1557, a few days before he died. Beneficiaries were his brother Richard to whom he bequeathed ten acres of land in Minster and his chest, and his sister Alice to whom he bequeathed their mother's best girdle and her beads.2 The will was proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, KentG, on 25 September 1557.
Date: 3 April 1557.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 25 September 1557.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-34-4.
Thomas Sackett of Mynster in Thanet.
Granddaughter, 2 ewes & 2 lambs.
Richard Cotynge, 2 bushels wheat.
Brother Richard, my chest.
Sister Alice, mother's best girdle and her beads.
Land in Minster (10 acres) to brother Richard, with reversion to sister Alice.
Executor: John Crispe.
Witnesses: Robert Wessinden, James Mortimer, Ralfe Stampe.
Notes & Citations
- Burials Register, Minster in Thanet, Kent (Transcript U3/143/1/1 - Debretts), "10 April 1557 Thomas Sacket."
- Will of Thomas Sackett of Minster in Thanet, Kent, 3 April 1557, proved at Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 25 September 1557 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-34-4).
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