MATE, Simon (d.1449), of Colchester, Essex.
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?s. of William Mate*.
Councillor, Colchester Sept. 1422-3, 1425-6; coroner 1425-6; bailiff 1427-8 , 1434-5; mace-bearer 1428-30, 1435-6; alderman 1428-30, 1432-3, 1435-6.1
In 1411 Simon Mate ‘of Colchester’ was a feoffee of land in the district of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. With Henry Boss†, son of the MP of 1406, he held a tenement in East Street, Colchester, from 1426, and in 1434 he obtained part of a meadow in nearby Lexden.2 Mate died in 1449.3