1) A service or gift in commemoration of a deceased person.

1522 he shall provide ... yerly, for the term of his lyff, an obbett to the valow of ijs, Knaresborough

1533 the said prest to syng ... Messe of Requyem at the principall altar ... for all Cristen saules whiche said obbite I wil be celebrate and kepid the first Sonday next after the Inuention of the Holie Crosse, Halifax

1558 I will that myn assignes that shall have the yshewes and proffettes of my fermholdes shall yearlye make one obytt at Swillington Churche.

dates 1522 1533 1558

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