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Birthplace: Tenterden, Kent, England
Death: Died in Tenterden, Kent, England
Occupation: Jurat & the Justice of the Peace of Tenterden
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3g. Jurat ROBERT HAFFENDEN, baptised at Tenterden, 8 April 1554 (PR); inherited house and lands, a black steer, a red steer, two ewes and a feather bed with bedding under his father's will, 1571; jurat & J.P. of Tenterden; witnessed the will of his brother-in-law Nicholas Burwash, 23 September 1601, signing by mark; conveyed lands at Tenterden to William Pix, his brother-in-law, 8 July 1605; died 1613/4; buried at Tenterden, 23 January 1613/4 (PR); will dated 7 November 1613, proved at Canterbury, 25 February 1613/4 (Vol. 57, fol. 428):

"The 7th day of November 1613, I Robert Haffinden of the town... of Tenterden in the County of Kent, Jurat...; to Sara my wife one featherbed, blankets, towels, tablecloths etc that I shall have at the time of my decease (except the long new tablecloth which I give to Robert my son); all the wearing apparel, jewels, plate etc... one black mare... furniture, butter, cheese... etc; to Robert my son the bedsteads, pillows, blankets etc provided that Sara shall have the use until Robert comes to the age of 23; to Robert the long table in the hall and forms, cupboard, chest etc in my mansion house, provided always that Sara shall have the use of them until Robert is 23. To Robert, all the timber, plants etc in or about my mansion or dwelling house... All other brass, barrels, tubs, pewter etc to Sara my wife and my executor to be equally divided; to Sara the wife of Stephen Iggulden, my daughter, the sum of £5; to Alice my daughter 10s; to John my son the lands and tenements etc which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, lying and being in the parish of Biddenden, and all the messuages, lands and woodlands etc belonging, lately purchased of John Pratt in Biddenden... to be had by son John and his heirs forever, and one messuage and tenement with lands lying in the parish of Halden, which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden, the father of the said Stephen. In like manner I bequeath two parcels of land containing 20 acres called Ilcherden... in the parish of Halden and which I lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson to the said John my son, and I will that John shall pay out of the profits of all the lands given... to Sara my wife ... £7 10 shillings a year... half yearly to be paid in equal portions towards the education and bringing up of Mary my daughter until she is 18 years...; John my son to pay out of the lands unto Mary my daughter the sum of £100 when she is eighteen or on the day of her marriage... and if Mary shall die... then John shall pay the said sum of £100 (to) Alice and Margaret my daughters if they both be living... and if the sum is unpaid for three months then it shall be lawful for Mary my daughter to enter into the... two parcels of land called Ilcherden, by estimation 20 acres... adjoining the High Street and the lands of Stephen Jordan [East], to the lands of Henry Backer, Knight [North], to the lands of the heirs of John Piper, Gentleman [West], and the said two parcels to have and to hold unto the said Mary. I give unto Thomas my son all those lands and tenements which I lately purchased of Osay Spencer in the parish of Halden, to him and his heirs forever... Also I give unto Thomas all those parcels of lands and woodlands commonly called Bugglesden containing 50 acres in the parish of Tenterden and which I lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson... and that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let all the lands given to Thomas at the best price until Thomas is 23... conditionally that the said Stephen shall enter into a bond of £200... to pay out of the profits (to) Osay Spencer the sum of £18 a year in consideration of an

annuity granted by me to the said Osay Spencer out of my lands called

Pettenden... and that he shall give a true account unto Thomas of all

such sums of money... the annuity being discharged when he is 23... and

when Thomas comes to the age of 23 then he the said Thomas shall pay

the annuity to Osay Spencer during the term of his natural life...

provided that if Thomas refuses to pay the annuity then... Richard my

youngest son shall enter the messuage with all lands belonging and

which I purchased of the said Osay Spencer... and to have and to hold

the same unto the said Richard and his heirs forever... I give and

bequeath to Robert my son my mansion or dwelling house with all the

buildings and lands which I had from Robert Haffenden my father, and

also three pieces of land known by the names of Knotsfield, Hellefield

and Harestonefield which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden my

son-in-law... provided always that Sara my wife shall have the use and

occupation of the mansion... until he is 23, paying him the sum of £16

a year... my will is that when Robert is 23, he shall pay out of the

profits unto Sara my wife the sum of £8 a year during her life... and

if the rent is not paid, then it shall be lawful for Sara to enter the

lands... for distress etc... I bequeath to George my son all that

messuage and tenements and lands belonging which I lately purchased of

Richard Glover of Benenden... in the parish of Tenterden... containing

50 acres... to be had when George is 23, provided always that my

executor shall have full power to let at the best price, the rents and

profits to George... provided that the sum of £16 a year be paid to

Sara for her to educate and bring up the said George until he is 15,

and afterwards to pay Sara £8 a year until George is 23... and my

executor will give a true account of all the said sums paid to my two

sons Thomas and George equally divided... provided... that when George

comes to 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of the lands given...

to Sara the sum £8 a year for life; to Richard my youngest son all

that messuage, tenements and lands called Pettenden with all lands

belonging, in the parish of Biddenden which I lately purchased of Mr.

Curtis, containing 50 acres... to be had when Richard is 23, and to his

heirs forever... provided that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power

to let at the best price all the lands given on condition that he enter

a bond of £200 unto Sara my wife... to pay out of the profits the sum

of £16 a year to Sara for the maintenance and education of Richard

until he is 15... and after to pay Sara the sum of £8 until Richard is

23... and also to pay Richard the sum of £4 a year until he comes to

the aforesaid age... provided that when Richard is 23, then he shall

pay out of the profits of all the lands given to Sara my wife during

her life the sum of £8 a year. My will is that when at the day of

making of this last will there remain in my hands the sum of £40 of

the money of one Mary Porter, widow, being put to profit by me for

her... I will that my executor shall account unto her... to receive

either the use of... or the principal. All the residue of my goods and

chattels, my debts and funeral expenses being discharged... I will and

give to John my son whom I make and ordain sole executor of this last

will and testament. Witnessed..., sealed and delivered in the presence

of Richard Bucher and Stephen Iggulden: the mark of Robert X

Haffinden."

married at High Halden, 28 November 1583 Sarah Burwash, daughter of

Thomas & Issard Burwash of Egerton, Kent; she married secondly at

Tenterden, 2 November 1614 Stephen Huckstepp, widower (born circa 1548,

buried at Tenterden 20 June 1633, "a very ancient man"); died circa

1626.

Issue: see Part II

--------------------

3g. Jurat ROBERT HAFFENDEN, baptised at Tenterden, 8 April 1554 (PR);

inherited house and lands, a black steer, a red steer, two ewes and a

feather bed with bedding under his father's will, 1571; jurat & J.P.

of Tenterden; witnessed the will of his brother-in-law Nicholas

Burwash, 23 September 1601, signing by mark; conveyed lands at

Tenterden to William Pix, his brother-in-law, 8 July 1605; died 1613/4;

buried at Tenterden, 23 January 1613/4 (PR); will dated 7 November

1613, proved at Canterbury, 25 February 1613/4 (Vol. 57, fol. 428):

"The 7th day of November 1613, I Robert Haffinden of the town... of

Tenterden in the County of Kent, Jurat...; to Sara my wife one

featherbed, blankets, towels, tablecloths etc that I shall have at the

time of my decease (except the long new tablecloth which I give to

Robert my son); all the wearing apparel, jewels, plate etc... one black

mare... furniture, butter, cheese... etc; to Robert my son the

bedsteads, pillows, blankets etc provided that Sara shall have the use

until Robert comes to the age of 23; to Robert the long table in the

hall and forms, cupboard, chest etc in my mansion house, provided

always that Sara shall have the use of them until Robert is 23. To

Robert, all the timber, plants etc in or about my mansion or dwelling

house... All other brass, barrels, tubs, pewter etc to Sara my wife and

my executor to be equally divided; to Sara the wife of Stephen

Iggulden, my daughter, the sum of £5; to Alice my daughter 10s; to

John my son the lands and tenements etc which I lately purchased of

Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, lying and being in the parish of

Biddenden, and all the messuages, lands and woodlands etc belonging,

lately purchased of John Pratt in Biddenden... to be had by son John

and his heirs forever, and one messuage and tenement with lands lying

in the parish of Halden, which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden,

the father of the said Stephen. In like manner I bequeath two parcels

of land containing 20 acres called Ilcherden... in the parish of Halden

and which I lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson to

the said John my son, and I will that John shall pay out of the profits

of all the lands given... to Sara my wife ... £7 10 shillings a

year... half yearly to be paid in equal portions towards the education

and bringing up of Mary my daughter until she is 18 years...; John my

son to pay out of the lands unto Mary my daughter the sum of £100 when

she is eighteen or on the day of her marriage... and if Mary shall

die... then John shall pay the said sum of £100 (to) Alice and

Margaret my daughters if they both be living... and if the sum is

unpaid for three months then it shall be lawful for Mary my daughter to

enter into the... two parcels of land called Ilcherden, by estimation

20 acres... adjoining the High Street and the lands of Stephen Jordan

[East], to the lands of Henry Backer, Knight [North], to the lands of

the heirs of John Piper, Gentleman [West], and the said two parcels to

have and to hold unto the said Mary. I give unto Thomas my son all

those lands and tenements which I lately purchased of Osay Spencer in

the parish of Halden, to him and his heirs forever... Also I give unto

Thomas all those parcels of lands and woodlands commonly called

Bugglesden containing 50 acres in the parish of Tenterden and which I

lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson... and that

Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let all the lands given to

Thomas at the best price until Thomas is 23... conditionally that the

said Stephen shall enter into a bond of £200... to pay out of the

profits (to) Osay Spencer the sum of £18 a year in consideration of an

annuity granted by me to the said Osay Spencer out of my lands called

Pettenden... and that he shall give a true account unto Thomas of all

such sums of money... the annuity being discharged when he is 23... and

when Thomas comes to the age of 23 then he the said Thomas shall pay

the annuity to Osay Spencer during the term of his natural life...

provided that if Thomas refuses to pay the annuity then... Richard my

youngest son shall enter the messuage with all lands belonging and

which I purchased of the said Osay Spencer... and to have and to hold

the same unto the said Richard and his heirs forever... I give and

bequeath to Robert my son my mansion or dwelling house with all the

buildings and lands which I had from Robert Haffenden my father, and

also three pieces of land known by the names of Knotsfield, Hellefield

and Harestonefield which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden my

son-in-law... provided always that Sara my wife shall have the use and

occupation of the mansion... until he is 23, paying him the sum of £16

a year... my will is that when Robert is 23, he shall pay out of the

profits unto Sara my wife the sum of £8 a year during her life... and

if the rent is not paid, then it shall be lawful for Sara to enter the

lands... for distress etc... I bequeath to George my son all that

messuage and tenements and lands belonging which I lately purchased of

Richard Glover of Benenden... in the parish of Tenterden... containing

50 acres... to be had when George is 23, provided always that my

executor shall have full power to let at the best price, the rents and

profits to George... provided that the sum of £16 a year be paid to

Sara for her to educate and bring up the said George until he is 15,

and afterwards to pay Sara £8 a year until George is 23... and my

executor will give a true account of all the said sums paid to my two

sons Thomas and George equally divided... provided... that when George

comes to 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of the lands given...

to Sara the sum £8 a year for life; to Richard my youngest son all

that messuage, tenements and lands called Pettenden with all lands

belonging, in the parish of Biddenden which I lately purchased of Mr.

Curtis, containing 50 acres... to be had when Richard is 23, and to his

heirs forever... provided that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power

to let at the best price all the lands given on condition that he enter

a bond of £200 unto Sara my wife... to pay out of the profits the sum

of £16 a year to Sara for the maintenance and education of Richard

until he is 15... and after to pay Sara the sum of £8 until Richard is

23... and also to pay Richard the sum of £4 a year until he comes to

the aforesaid age... provided that when Richard is 23, then he shall

pay out of the profits of all the lands given to Sara my wife during

her life the sum of £8 a year. My will is that when at the day of

making of this last will there remain in my hands the sum of £40 of

the money of one Mary Porter, widow, being put to profit by me for

her... I will that my executor shall account unto her... to receive

either the use of... or the principal. All the residue of my goods and

chattels, my debts and funeral expenses being discharged... I will and

give to John my son whom I make and ordain sole executor of this last

will and testament. Witnessed..., sealed and delivered in the presence

of Richard Bucher and Stephen Iggulden: the mark of Robert X

Haffinden."

married at High Halden, 28 November 1583 Sarah Burwash, daughter of

Thomas & Issard Burwash of Egerton, Kent; she married secondly at

Tenterden, 2 November 1614 Stephen Huckstepp, widower (born circa 1548,

buried at Tenterden 20 June 1633, "a very ancient man"); died circa

1626.

Issue: see Part II

--------------------

Jurat ROBERT HAFFENDEN, baptised at Tenterden, 8 April 1554 (PR); "Jurat" was not his first name but is a term that relates to a person under oath; specifically, an officer of the nature of an alderman, in certain municipal corporations in old England.

Robert inherited house and lands, a black steer, a red steer, two ewes and a feather bed with bedding under his father Robert Haffenden Senior's will, in 1571;

Robert was Jurat & the Justice of the Peace of Tenterden; so he witnessed the will of his brother-in-law Nicholas Burwash, 23 September 1601, signing by mark;

He also conveyed lands at Tenterden to William Pix, his brother-in-law, 8 July 1605;

Robert died January 1614 and was buried at Tenterden, 23 January 1614 (PR);

Robert's will dated 7 November 1613, proved at Canterbury, 25 February 1613/4 (Vol. 57, fol. 428):

"The 7th day of November 1613, I Robert Haffinden of the town of Tenterden in the County of Kent, Jurat;

To Sara my wife one featherbed, blankets, towels, tablecloths etc that I shall have at the time of my decease (except the long new tablecloth which I give to Robert my son); all the wearing apparel, jewels, plate etc, one black mare, furniture, butter, cheese etc;

To Robert my eldest son, the bedsteads, pillows, blankets etc provided that Sara shall have the use until Robert comes to the age of 23; to Robert the long table in the hall and forms, cupboard, chest etc in my mansion house, provided always that Sara shall have the use of them until Robert is 23. To Robert, all the timber, plants etc in or about my mansion or dwelling house.

All other brass, barrels, tubs, pewter etc to Sara my wife and my executor to be equally divided;

To Sara the wife of Stephen Iggulden, also my daughter, the sum of £5;

To Alice my daughter 10s; (Hmmm not liked by her father perhaps?)

To John my son, the lands and tenements etc which I lately purchased off Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, lying and being in the parish of Biddenden, and all the messuages, lands and woodlands etc belonging, lately purchased of John Pratt in Biddenden, to be had by son John and his heirs forever, and one messuage and tenement with lands lying in the parish of Halden, which I lately purchased off Stephen Iggulden, the father of the said Stephen.

In like manner I bequeath two parcels of land containing 20 acres called "Ilcherden", in the parish of Halden and which I lately purchased off Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson, to the said John my son, and I will that John shall pay out of the profits of all the lands given, to Sara my wife £7 10 shillings a year, half yearly to be paid in equal portions towards the education and bringing up of Mary my daughter until she is 18 years: John my son to pay out of the lands unto Mary my daughter the sum of £100 when she is eighteen or on the day of her marriage, and if Mary shall die, then John shall pay the said sum of £100 (to) Alice and Margaret my daughters if they both be living and if the sum is unpaid for three months then it shall be lawful for Mary my daughter to enter into the two parcels of land called Ilcherden, by estimation 20 acres, adjoining the High Street and the lands of Stephen Jordan [East], to the lands of Henry Backer, Knight [North], to the lands of the heirs of John Piper, Gentleman [West], and the said two parcels to have and to hold unto the said Mary.

I give unto Thomas my son all those lands and tenements which I lately purchased off Osay Spencer in the parish of Halden, to him and his heirs forever. Also I give unto Thomas all those parcels of lands and woodlands commonly called Bugglesden containing 50 acres in the parish of Tenterden and which I lately purchased off Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson, and that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let all the lands given to

Thomas at the best price until Thomas is 23, conditionally that the said Stephen shall enter into a bond of £200 to pay out of the profits (to) Osay Spencer the sum of £18 a year in consideration of an annuity granted by me to the said Osay Spencer out of my lands called Pettenden, and that he shall give a true account unto Thomas of all such sums of money, the annuity being discharged when he is 23,and when Thomas comes to the age of 23 then he the said Thomas shall pay the annuity to Osay Spencer during the term of his natural life.

Provided that if Thomas refuses to pay the annuity then Richard my youngest son shall enter the messuage with all lands belonging and which I purchased of the said Osay Spencer and to have and to hold the same unto the said Richard and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath to Robert my son my mansion or dwelling house with all the buildings and lands which I had from Robert Haffenden my father, and also three pieces of land known by the names of Knotsfield, Hellefield and Harestonefield which I lately purchased off Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, provided always that Sara my wife shall have the use and occupation of the mansion until he is 23, paying him the sum of £16 a year.

My will is that when Robert is 23, he shall pay out of the profits unto Sara my wife the sum of £8 a year during her life and if the rent is not paid, then it shall be lawful for Sara to enter the lands for distress etc.

I bequeath to George my son, all that messuage and tenements and lands belonging which I lately purchased off Richard Glover of Benenden, in the parish of Tenterden, containing 50 acres, to be had when George is 23, provided always that my executor shall have full power to let at the best price, the rents and profits to George, provided that the sum of £16 a year be paid to Sara for her to educate and bring up the said George until he is 15, and afterwards to pay Sara £8 a year until George is 23 and my executor will give a true account of all the said sums paid to my two sons Thomas and George equally divided, provided that when George comes to 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of the lands given to Sara the sum £8 a year for life;

To Richard my youngest son, all that messuage, tenements and lands called Pettenden with all lands belonging, in the parish of Biddenden which I lately purchased off Mr. Curtis, containing 50 acres to be had when Richard is 23, and to his heirs forever, provided that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let at the best price all the lands given on condition that he enter a bond of £200 unto Sara my wife, to pay out of the profits the sum of £16 a year to Sara for the maintenance and education of Richard until he is 15 and after to pay Sara the sum of £8 until Richard is 23 and also to pay Richard the sum of £4 a year until he comes to

the aforesaid age,provided that when Richard is 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of all the lands given to Sara my wife during her life the sum of £8 a year.

My will is that when at the day of making of this last will there remain in my hands the sum of £40 of the money of one Mary Porter, widow, being put to profit by me for her. I will that my executor shall account unto her to receive either the use of or the principal.

All the residue of my goods and chattels, my debts and funeral expenses being discharged, I will and give to John my son whom I make and ordain sole executor of this last will and testament.

Witnessed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Richard Bucher and Stephen Iggulden: the mark of Robert Haffinden."

Robert married at High Halden, 28 November 1583 Sarah Burwash, daughter of Thomas & Issard Burwash of Egerton, Kent; Sarah later married Stephen Huckstepp, widower (born circa 1548, later buried at Tenterden 20 June 1633, and described as "a very ancient man") on the 2nd November 1614 at Tenterden. She died circa 1626.

-------------------- Jurat ROBERT HAFFENDEN, baptised at Tenterden, 8 April 1554 (PR); "Jurat" was not his first name but is a term that relates to a person under oath; specifically, an officer of the nature of an alderman, in certain municipal corporations in old England.

Robert inherited house and lands, a black steer, a red steer, two ewes and a feather bed with bedding under his father Robert Haffenden Senior's will, in 1571;

Robert was Jurat & the Justice of the Peace of Tenterden; so he witnessed the will of his brother-in-law Nicholas Burwash, 23 September 1601, signing by mark;

He also conveyed lands at Tenterden to William Pix, his brother-in-law, 8 July 1605;

Robert died January 1614 and was buried at Tenterden, 23 January 1614 (PR);

Robert's will dated 7 November 1613, proved at Canterbury, 25 February 1613/4 (Vol. 57, fol. 428):

"The 7th day of November 1613, I Robert Haffinden of the town of Tenterden in the County of Kent, Jurat;

To Sara my wife one featherbed, blankets, towels, tablecloths etc that I shall have at the time of my decease (except the long new tablecloth which I give to Robert my son); all the wearing apparel, jewels, plate etc, one black mare, furniture, butter, cheese etc;

To Robert my eldest son, the bedsteads, pillows, blankets etc provided that Sara shall have the use until Robert comes to the age of 23; to Robert the long table in the hall and forms, cupboard, chest etc in my mansion house, provided always that Sara shall have the use of them until Robert is 23. To Robert, all the timber, plants etc in or about my mansion or dwelling house.

All other brass, barrels, tubs, pewter etc to Sara my wife and my executor to be equally divided;

To Sara the wife of Stephen Iggulden, also my daughter, the sum of £5;

To Alice my daughter 10s; (Hmmm not liked by her father perhaps?)

To John my son, the lands and tenements etc which I lately purchased off Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, lying and being in the parish of Biddenden, and all the messuages, lands and woodlands etc belonging, lately purchased of John Pratt in Biddenden, to be had by son John and his heirs forever, and one messuage and tenement with lands lying in the parish of Halden, which I lately purchased off Stephen Iggulden, the father of the said Stephen.

In like manner I bequeath two parcels of land containing 20 acres called "Ilcherden", in the parish of Halden and which I lately purchased off Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson, to the said John my son, and I will that John shall pay out of the profits of all the lands given, to Sara my wife £7 10 shillings a year, half yearly to be paid in equal portions towards the education and bringing up of Mary my daughter until she is 18 years: John my son to pay out of the lands unto Mary my daughter the sum of £100 when she is eighteen or on the day of her marriage, and if Mary shall die, then John shall pay the said sum of £100 (to) Alice and Margaret my daughters if they both be living and if the sum is unpaid for three months then it shall be lawful for Mary my daughter to enter into the two parcels of land called Ilcherden, by estimation 20 acres, adjoining the High Street and the lands of Stephen Jordan [East], to the lands of Henry Backer, Knight [North], to the lands of the heirs of John Piper, Gentleman [West], and the said two parcels to have and to hold unto the said Mary.

I give unto Thomas my son all those lands and tenements which I lately purchased off Osay Spencer in the parish of Halden, to him and his heirs forever. Also I give unto Thomas all those parcels of lands and woodlands commonly called Bugglesden containing 50 acres in the parish of Tenterden and which I lately purchased off Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson, and that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let all the lands given to

Thomas at the best price until Thomas is 23, conditionally that the said Stephen shall enter into a bond of £200 to pay out of the profits (to) Osay Spencer the sum of £18 a year in consideration of an annuity granted by me to the said Osay Spencer out of my lands called Pettenden, and that he shall give a true account unto Thomas of all such sums of money, the annuity being discharged when he is 23,and when Thomas comes to the age of 23 then he the said Thomas shall pay the annuity to Osay Spencer during the term of his natural life.

Provided that if Thomas refuses to pay the annuity then Richard my youngest son shall enter the messuage with all lands belonging and which I purchased of the said Osay Spencer and to have and to hold the same unto the said Richard and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath to Robert my son my mansion or dwelling house with all the buildings and lands which I had from Robert Haffenden my father, and also three pieces of land known by the names of Knotsfield, Hellefield and Harestonefield which I lately purchased off Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, provided always that Sara my wife shall have the use and occupation of the mansion until he is 23, paying him the sum of £16 a year.

My will is that when Robert is 23, he shall pay out of the profits unto Sara my wife the sum of £8 a year during her life and if the rent is not paid, then it shall be lawful for Sara to enter the lands for distress etc.

I bequeath to George my son, all that messuage and tenements and lands belonging which I lately purchased off Richard Glover of Benenden, in the parish of Tenterden, containing 50 acres, to be had when George is 23, provided always that my executor shall have full power to let at the best price, the rents and profits to George, provided that the sum of £16 a year be paid to Sara for her to educate and bring up the said George until he is 15, and afterwards to pay Sara £8 a year until George is 23 and my executor will give a true account of all the said sums paid to my two sons Thomas and George equally divided, provided that when George comes to 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of the lands given to Sara the sum £8 a year for life;

To Richard my youngest son, all that messuage, tenements and lands called Pettenden with all lands belonging, in the parish of Biddenden which I lately purchased off Mr. Curtis, containing 50 acres to be had when Richard is 23, and to his heirs forever, provided that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let at the best price all the lands given on condition that he enter a bond of £200 unto Sara my wife, to pay out of the profits the sum of £16 a year to Sara for the maintenance and education of Richard until he is 15 and after to pay Sara the sum of £8 until Richard is 23 and also to pay Richard the sum of £4 a year until he comes to

the aforesaid age,provided that when Richard is 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of all the lands given to Sara my wife during her life the sum of £8 a year.

My will is that when at the day of making of this last will there remain in my hands the sum of £40 of the money of one Mary Porter, widow, being put to profit by me for her. I will that my executor shall account unto her to receive either the use of or the principal.

All the residue of my goods and chattels, my debts and funeral expenses being discharged, I will and give to John my son whom I make and ordain sole executor of this last will and testament.

Witnessed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Richard Bucher and Stephen Iggulden: the mark of Robert Haffinden."

Robert married at High Halden, 28 November 1583 Sarah Burwash, daughter of Thomas & Issard Burwash of Egerton, Kent; Sarah later married Stephen Huckstepp, widower (born circa 1548, later buried at Tenterden 20 June 1633, and described as "a very ancient man") on the 2nd November 1614 at Tenterden. She died circa 1626.

Jurat ROBERT HAFFENDEN, baptised at Tenterden, 8 April 1554 (PR);

inherited house and lands, a black steer, a red steer, two ewes and a

feather bed with bedding under his father's will, 1571; jurat & J.P.

of Tenterden; witnessed the will of his brother-in-law Nicholas

Burwash, 23 September 1601, signing by mark; conveyed lands at

Tenterden to William Pix, his brother-in-law, 8 July 1605; died 1613/4;

buried at Tenterden, 23 January 1613/4 (PR); will dated 7 November

1613, proved at Canterbury, 25 February 1613/4 (Vol. 57, fol. 428):

"The 7th day of November 1613, I Robert Haffinden of the town... of

Tenterden in the County of Kent, Jurat...; to Sara my wife one

featherbed, blankets, towels, tablecloths etc that I shall have at the

time of my decease (except the long new tablecloth which I give to

Robert my son); all the wearing apparel, jewels, plate etc... one black

mare... furniture, butter, cheese... etc; to Robert my son the

bedsteads, pillows, blankets etc provided that Sara shall have the use

until Robert comes to the age of 23; to Robert the long table in the

hall and forms, cupboard, chest etc in my mansion house, provided

always that Sara shall have the use of them until Robert is 23. To

Robert, all the timber, plants etc in or about my mansion or dwelling

house... All other brass, barrels, tubs, pewter etc to Sara my wife and

my executor to be equally divided; to Sara the wife of Stephen

Iggulden, my daughter, the sum of £5; to Alice my daughter 10s; to

John my son the lands and tenements etc which I lately purchased of

Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, lying and being in the parish of

Biddenden, and all the messuages, lands and woodlands etc belonging,

lately purchased of John Pratt in Biddenden... to be had by son John

and his heirs forever, and one messuage and tenement with lands lying

in the parish of Halden, which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden,

the father of the said Stephen. In like manner I bequeath two parcels

of land containing 20 acres called Ilcherden... in the parish of Halden

and which I lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson to

the said John my son, and I will that John shall pay out of the profits

of all the lands given... to Sara my wife ... £7 10 shillings a

year... half yearly to be paid in equal portions towards the education

and bringing up of Mary my daughter until she is 18 years...; John my

son to pay out of the lands unto Mary my daughter the sum of £100 when

she is eighteen or on the day of her marriage... and if Mary shall

die... then John shall pay the said sum of £100 (to) Alice and

Margaret my daughters if they both be living... and if the sum is

unpaid for three months then it shall be lawful for Mary my daughter to

enter into the... two parcels of land called Ilcherden, by estimation

20 acres... adjoining the High Street and the lands of Stephen Jordan

[East], to the lands of Henry Backer, Knight [North], to the lands of

the heirs of John Piper, Gentleman [West], and the said two parcels to

have and to hold unto the said Mary. I give unto Thomas my son all

those lands and tenements which I lately purchased of Osay Spencer in

the parish of Halden, to him and his heirs forever... Also I give unto

Thomas all those parcels of lands and woodlands commonly called

Bugglesden containing 50 acres in the parish of Tenterden and which I

lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson... and that

Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let all the lands given to

Thomas at the best price until Thomas is 23... conditionally that the

said Stephen shall enter into a bond of £200... to pay out of the

profits (to) Osay Spencer the sum of £18 a year in consideration of an

annuity granted by me to the said Osay Spencer out of my lands called

Pettenden... and that he shall give a true account unto Thomas of all

such sums of money... the annuity being discharged when he is 23... and

when Thomas comes to the age of 23 then he the said Thomas shall pay

the annuity to Osay Spencer during the term of his natural life...

provided that if Thomas refuses to pay the annuity then... Richard my

youngest son shall enter the messuage with all lands belonging and

which I purchased of the said Osay Spencer... and to have and to hold

the same unto the said Richard and his heirs forever... I give and

bequeath to Robert my son my mansion or dwelling house with all the

buildings and lands which I had from Robert Haffenden my father, and

also three pieces of land known by the names of Knotsfield, Hellefield

and Harestonefield which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden my

son-in-law... provided always that Sara my wife shall have the use and

occupation of the mansion... until he is 23, paying him the sum of £16

a year... my will is that when Robert is 23, he shall pay out of the

profits unto Sara my wife the sum of £8 a year during her life... and

if the rent is not paid, then it shall be lawful for Sara to enter the

lands... for distress etc... I bequeath to George my son all that

messuage and tenements and lands belonging which I lately purchased of

Richard Glover of Benenden... in the parish of Tenterden... containing

50 acres... to be had when George is 23, provided always that my

executor shall have full power to let at the best price, the rents and

profits to George... provided that the sum of £16 a year be paid to

Sara for her to educate and bring up the said George until he is 15,

and afterwards to pay Sara £8 a year until George is 23... and my

executor will give a true account of all the said sums paid to my two

sons Thomas and George equally divided... provided... that when George

comes to 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of the lands given...

to Sara the sum £8 a year for life; to Richard my youngest son all

that messuage, tenements and lands called Pettenden with all lands

belonging, in the parish of Biddenden which I lately purchased of Mr.

Curtis, containing 50 acres... to be had when Richard is 23, and to his

heirs forever... provided that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power

to let at the best price all the lands given on condition that he enter

a bond of £200 unto Sara my wife... to pay out of the profits the sum

of £16 a year to Sara for the maintenance and education of Richard

until he is 15... and after to pay Sara the sum of £8 until Richard is

23... and also to pay Richard the sum of £4 a year until he comes to

the aforesaid age... provided that when Richard is 23, then he shall

pay out of the profits of all the lands given to Sara my wife during

her life the sum of £8 a year. My will is that when at the day of

making of this last will there remain in my hands the sum of £40 of

the money of one Mary Porter, widow, being put to profit by me for

her... I will that my executor shall account unto her... to receive

either the use of... or the principal. All the residue of my goods and

chattels, my debts and funeral expenses being discharged... I will and

give to John my son whom I make and ordain sole executor of this last

will and testament. Witnessed..., sealed and delivered in the presence

of Richard Bucher and Stephen Iggulden: the mark of Robert X

Haffinden."

married at High Halden, 28 November 1583 Sarah Burwash, daughter of

Thomas & Issard Burwash of Egerton, Kent; she married secondly at

Tenterden, 2 November 1614 Stephen Huckstepp, widower (born circa 1548,

buried at Tenterden 20 June 1633, "a very ancient man"); died circa

1626.

Issue: see Part II

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3g. Jurat ROBERT HAFFENDEN, baptised at Tenterden, 8 April 1554 (PR);

inherited house and lands, a black steer, a red steer, two ewes and a

feather bed with bedding under his father's will, 1571; jurat & J.P.

of Tenterden; witnessed the will of his brother-in-law Nicholas

Burwash, 23 September 1601, signing by mark; conveyed lands at

Tenterden to William Pix, his brother-in-law, 8 July 1605; died 1613/4;

buried at Tenterden, 23 January 1613/4 (PR); will dated 7 November

1613, proved at Canterbury, 25 February 1613/4 (Vol. 57, fol. 428):

"The 7th day of November 1613, I Robert Haffinden of the town... of

Tenterden in the County of Kent, Jurat...; to Sara my wife one

featherbed, blankets, towels, tablecloths etc that I shall have at the

time of my decease (except the long new tablecloth which I give to

Robert my son); all the wearing apparel, jewels, plate etc... one black

mare... furniture, butter, cheese... etc; to Robert my son the

bedsteads, pillows, blankets etc provided that Sara shall have the use

until Robert comes to the age of 23; to Robert the long table in the

hall and forms, cupboard, chest etc in my mansion house, provided

always that Sara shall have the use of them until Robert is 23. To

Robert, all the timber, plants etc in or about my mansion or dwelling

house... All other brass, barrels, tubs, pewter etc to Sara my wife and

my executor to be equally divided; to Sara the wife of Stephen

Iggulden, my daughter, the sum of £5; to Alice my daughter 10s; to

John my son the lands and tenements etc which I lately purchased of

Stephen Iggulden my son-in-law, lying and being in the parish of

Biddenden, and all the messuages, lands and woodlands etc belonging,

lately purchased of John Pratt in Biddenden... to be had by son John

and his heirs forever, and one messuage and tenement with lands lying

in the parish of Halden, which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden,

the father of the said Stephen. In like manner I bequeath two parcels

of land containing 20 acres called Ilcherden... in the parish of Halden

and which I lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson to

the said John my son, and I will that John shall pay out of the profits

of all the lands given... to Sara my wife ... £7 10 shillings a

year... half yearly to be paid in equal portions towards the education

and bringing up of Mary my daughter until she is 18 years...; John my

son to pay out of the lands unto Mary my daughter the sum of £100 when

she is eighteen or on the day of her marriage... and if Mary shall

die... then John shall pay the said sum of £100 (to) Alice and

Margaret my daughters if they both be living... and if the sum is

unpaid for three months then it shall be lawful for Mary my daughter to

enter into the... two parcels of land called Ilcherden, by estimation

20 acres... adjoining the High Street and the lands of Stephen Jordan

[East], to the lands of Henry Backer, Knight [North], to the lands of

the heirs of John Piper, Gentleman [West], and the said two parcels to

have and to hold unto the said Mary. I give unto Thomas my son all

those lands and tenements which I lately purchased of Osay Spencer in

the parish of Halden, to him and his heirs forever... Also I give unto

Thomas all those parcels of lands and woodlands commonly called

Bugglesden containing 50 acres in the parish of Tenterden and which I

lately purchased of Mr. Francis Boddenden alias Bodenson... and that

Stephen Iggulden shall have full power to let all the lands given to

Thomas at the best price until Thomas is 23... conditionally that the

said Stephen shall enter into a bond of £200... to pay out of the

profits (to) Osay Spencer the sum of £18 a year in consideration of an

annuity granted by me to the said Osay Spencer out of my lands called

Pettenden... and that he shall give a true account unto Thomas of all

such sums of money... the annuity being discharged when he is 23... and

when Thomas comes to the age of 23 then he the said Thomas shall pay

the annuity to Osay Spencer during the term of his natural life...

provided that if Thomas refuses to pay the annuity then... Richard my

youngest son shall enter the messuage with all lands belonging and

which I purchased of the said Osay Spencer... and to have and to hold

the same unto the said Richard and his heirs forever... I give and

bequeath to Robert my son my mansion or dwelling house with all the

buildings and lands which I had from Robert Haffenden my father, and

also three pieces of land known by the names of Knotsfield, Hellefield

and Harestonefield which I lately purchased of Stephen Iggulden my

son-in-law... provided always that Sara my wife shall have the use and

occupation of the mansion... until he is 23, paying him the sum of £16

a year... my will is that when Robert is 23, he shall pay out of the

profits unto Sara my wife the sum of £8 a year during her life... and

if the rent is not paid, then it shall be lawful for Sara to enter the

lands... for distress etc... I bequeath to George my son all that

messuage and tenements and lands belonging which I lately purchased of

Richard Glover of Benenden... in the parish of Tenterden... containing

50 acres... to be had when George is 23, provided always that my

executor shall have full power to let at the best price, the rents and

profits to George... provided that the sum of £16 a year be paid to

Sara for her to educate and bring up the said George until he is 15,

and afterwards to pay Sara £8 a year until George is 23... and my

executor will give a true account of all the said sums paid to my two

sons Thomas and George equally divided... provided... that when George

comes to 23, then he shall pay out of the profits of the lands given...

to Sara the sum £8 a year for life; to Richard my youngest son all

that messuage, tenements and lands called Pettenden with all lands

belonging, in the parish of Biddenden which I lately purchased of Mr.

Curtis, containing 50 acres... to be had when Richard is 23, and to his

heirs forever... provided that Stephen Iggulden shall have full power

to let at the best price all the lands given on condition that he enter

a bond of £200 unto Sara my wife... to pay out of the profits the sum

of £16 a year to Sara for the maintenance and education of Richard

until he is 15... and after to pay Sara the sum of £8 until Richard is

23... and also to pay Richard the sum of £4 a year until he comes to

the aforesaid age... provided that when Richard is 23, then he shall

pay out of the profits of all the lands given to Sara my wife during

her life the sum of £8 a year. My will is that when at the day of

making of this last will there remain in my hands the sum of £40 of

the money of one Mary Porter, widow, being put to profit by me for

her... I will that my executor shall account unto her... to receive

either the use of... or the principal. All the residue of my goods and

chattels, my debts and funeral expenses being discharged... I will and

give to John my son whom I make and ordain sole executor of this last

will and testament. Witnessed..., sealed and delivered in the presence

of Richard Bucher and Stephen Iggulden: the mark of Robert X

Haffinden."

married at High Halden, 28 November 1583 Sarah Burwash, daughter of

Thomas & Issard Burwash of Egerton, Kent; she married secondly at

Tenterden, 2 November 1614 Stephen Huckstepp, widower (born circa 1548,

buried at Tenterden 20 June 1633, "a very ancient man"); died circa

1626.

Issue: see Part II

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Robert Haffenden, Jurat of Tenterden's Timeline

1544
April 8, 1544
Tenterden, Kent, England
1554
April 8, 1554
Tenterden, Kent, England
1554
Tenterden, Kent, England
1584
September 6, 1584
Age 30
Tenterden, Kent, England
1588
1588
Age 34
Tenterden, Kent, England
1592
February 1, 1592
Age 38
Tenterden, Kent, England
December 30, 1592
Age 38
Tenterden, Kent, England
1594
October 22, 1594
Age 40
Tenterden, Kent, England
1597
1597
Age 43
Tenterden, Kent, England
1613
January 23, 1613
Age 59
Tenterden, Kent, England