GATE, Richard atte, of Lewes, Suss.
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Family and Education
When assessed at 20d. for the poll tax of 1379, as living in Lewes, atte Gate was described as a cloth merchant, and it was as ‘draper’ that he was returned to the second Parliament of 1388. Meanwhile, in 1381, he had completed the purchase of a messuage in Lewes from William Nythecome and his wife.1
Ref Volumes: 1386-1421
Author: A. P.M. Wright
- 1. E179/189/41 m. 23; CP25(1)239/74/27.