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The revenues confiscated were those used for "the finding, maintaining or sustentation of any priest or of any anniversary, or obit, lamp, light or other such things."
In return for this they were to keep the yearly obit of Sir Edward and of his wife Margaret.
In 1532 Robert Brocket left rent in Houndsditch to augment this chantry and to maintain his own obit.
We'd like to run a good obit on him, ideally from someone who does remember his NUJ activities.
When a person has a long-term illness, he might write his own obit.