1) For ‘an obit’, that is a ceremony performed at the burial of a deceased person, or a gift in commemoration of the deceased.

1488 I wylle that a nother nobylle of the same land be takyn euery yer to make a nobette with alle in Bardsay Kyrke

1506 ‘a noppyt for Jenet Palmar’s soul’, Leverton

1557 I will that twentye shillings rente shalbe taken fourthe of the byrk nabbe for a nobyt ... to be downe yearely for my sowle healthe, Rothwell.

dates 1488 1506 1557

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