GATE, Richard atte, of Lewes, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1386-1421, ed. J.S. Roskell, L. Clark, C. Rawcliffe., 1993
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Sept. 1388

Family and Education

Offices Held


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.