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John FISKE

Male Abt 1440 - Abt 1512  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name John FISKE 
    Born Abt 1440  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 26CF7EC31950594CAF477793EF5341A269F9 
    Died Abt Jan 1512 
    Person ID I4976  pember-crandall
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father Simon FISKE,   b. Abt 1399, Staudhaugh, Laxfield, Suffolk Co., ENG Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 22 Dec 1463, Laxfield, Suffolk Co., ENG Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Katherine CRISPE 
    _UID B47E1B0208B8C94A833DCB042467F8548894 
    Family ID F2325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • from NEHGS Register, Oct. 1932, p. 411-412
      The Will of John Fiske of Laxfeld [Laxfield, co. Suffolk], being in
      good mind,
      dated 18 January 1512 [1512/13]. My soul to God, and my body to be buried
      in
      the churchyard there [i.e., at Laxfield]. To the high altar there, for
      tithes forgotten,
      6s. 8d. To the "pathing of Mowbillston in sd. Church 20 marks." To Jone
      Fiske,
      daughter of Robert Fiske, 6s. 8d. To each of the four orders of friars
      "Gadryng
      in the town of Lawfield" [sic, Laxfield] 10s. To the repair of Brusierd
      [Bruisyard]
      Abbey 6s. 8d. To three friars in the same place 12d. To each of the nuns
      of
      Brusierd Abbey 4d. To the Abbot there 12d. John Fiske, chaplain, my son,
      is to
      sing for my soul for two years and is to have 20 marks and to the said
      Sir John
      10 marks. To Sir Robert, my son, 10 marks a year. To the canons of
      Leyston
      [Leiston] Abbey 6s. 8d. To the repair of the same place 6s. 8d. To
      Nicholas, my
      son, 4. and all the debts besides such as he oweth me. To the Gild of
      our Lady
      6s. 8d. To the making of the gild house 10s. To the Church of St. Peter
      of Thorp
      [Thorpe, co. Norfolk] 3s. 4d. To Jone Downe 6s. 8d. To each godchild 4d.
      To Rose
      Payn 12d. To repairs of Laxfield church and the chapel, to each 5 marks,
      "to be
      paid as yt may growe of the sale of Falys house according to such
      surrender &
      gift as I have made heretofore by my lyff." The residue of my goods are
      to be at
      the disposition of Sir John Fiske, priest, my son, Robt. Rowse of
      Laxfield, and
      Sir Robt. Fiske, canon of Leiston, whom I make my executors, for the
      benefit of
      my soul, "as yet may be payabill & grow of the sale of my place which I
      have
      sold to Robert, my son, of Suthwold [Southwold, co. Suffolk] for the sum
      of 110,
      to be paid 10 at Easter 1514 & so by 10 each Easter till paid. Proved
      5 February 1512 [1512/13] by John, the son, with power reserved, etc.
      (Consistory Court of Norwich [Norwich, co. Norfolk], Register Coppinger,
      fo. 72.).

  • Sources 
    1. [S865] "The Life and Writings of Moses Fisk" by Tim Barlow, which quotes G. A ndr ews Moriarty, "The Fiske Family," The New Englan.