~1305, William de Reygate Born in Yorkshire, England.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
1330s, William de Raygate as ‘Second Rank Official’ in Yorkshire. [William held 4 to 9 appointments in the county in the given decade.] (S) The 14th Century Sheriff, Gorski, 1999, P241.
1/20/1333, William de Reygate acknowledges that he owes to William, archbishop of York, £20; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. York. (S) CCRs.
2/6/1335, Muston. A messuage and 5 bovates of land, held of William de Raygate by fealty and by service of 6d. yearly. Fordon. 2 bovates of land. Wilardby. A bovate of land. Both held of William de Raygate by service of a pair of spurs. (S) IPM of Arnald de Bukton at York.
8/29/1338 at York, Debtor: John, the son of Henry de Bingham [of Yorks]. Creditor: William de Reygate [held fee in Steeton and Thorpe Willoughby and part of a fee in Lumby, Barkston Ash Wapentake, W.R.Yorks]. Amount: £10. (S) UKNA.
9/2/1338, Grant by John de Melsa, knight ... York ... Witnesses, William de Raygate, ...
6/15,1341, IPM of Arnold de Bukton. York: … Muston. A capital messuage, sixteen bovates of land and a wind-mill, held of William de Raigate by fealty and by service of rendering to the said William and his heirs a pair of gilt spurs, or 6d., yearly. (S) CIsPM.
4/30/1342, Exemption of William de Raygate from knighthood for life. (S) CPRs.
1342, William de Reygate, a royal administrator Escheator for the county of York, received a license to crenellate from the king. William was also licenced for a chapel at Steeton. (S) Steeton Hall Gateway, York.
5/4/1347, William de Scargill and William de Reygate are associated with the sheriff of York, …, in the West Riding to collect 40s. on every knight's fee in the realm in aid of making the king's firstborn son a knight. (S) CFRs.
7/27/1348, Release from William Grmari to Sir Philip le Despenser ... Witnesses, Sir William de Scargil, William de Raygate, ... (S) Yorkshire Deeds, V1, Brown, 2013, P2.
11/2/1349, William de Raygate to Henry de Ledeston and his wife Aymera, property: messuage, land …; all in Farburn Rendering £4. 13s. 4d. yearly. [East Riding.] (S) UKNA.
8/15/1350, Debtor: Robert de Hackthorpe, knight. Creditor: William de Reygate. Amount: £20. (S) UKNA.
9/8/1350, 177 others have like orders [to permit to cross from Dover on a pilgrimage to the city of Rome with yeomen, horses, etc.] … William de Reygate. (S) CCRs.
6/12/1358 at York, From Henry de Manfeld a citizen of York to Edmund Ros of Ingmanthorpe of all the lands and tenements … Witnesses: Sir William de Plumbton, …, knights, …, William de Raygate. … (S) UKNA.
1360, Steeton Hall [Stiveton] owned by William de Raygate. (S) Hist. of Sherburn.
12/7/1362, Agreement between ... and Bryan Stapleton, Knt., ... wood of Clifford ... Witnesses, William de Raygate, ... (S) Yorkshire Deeds, V1, Brown, 2013, P49. [12/13/1362, another record on the same agreement with William de Raygate as a witness.]
5/12/1363, Commitment during pleasure to William de Reygate of the office of the escheatry in the counties of York, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmoreland. (S) CFRs.
11/6/1363, Order to William de Reygate, escheator in the county of Cumberland … (S) CFRs.
5/15/1364, Margaret d/o Geoffrey de Walcote ... Witnesses :- Warin de Scargill, knight, William de Raygate, ... John de Thorpe and others ... (S) Pubs. of the Thoresby Soc., V17, 1908, P207.
8/16/1364, Order to William de Reygate, escheator in the county of Northumberland … (S) CFRs.
10/3/1364, IPM at Sherburne, in Elmet, before William de Raygate, escheator [York]. (S) Parish of Burnsal – Skipton Castle.
6/26/1365, Order to William de Raigate, escheator in the county of York, to make a partition of the lands … (S) CFRs, 5/26/1371.
3/29/1366, Order to William de Reygate, escheator in the counties of Northumberland and Cumberland … (S) CFRs.
2/20/1367, Order to William de Reygate, late escheator, to deliver the offices in York, Northumberland, Westmoreland and Cumberland to John de Scotherskelf. (S) CFRs.
10/12/1367, IPM of John de Dyneleye. York: Mikelfeld. A messuage, a carucate of land and 5 marks rent, held of William de Raygate by fealty and service of 12d. yearly. (S) CIsPM.
1367-71, William died.
· 1261, The Reygate family purchased the manor at Steeton from the barony of Sherburn.
Children of William and ?:
i. James de Reygate, born ~1340 in England.
4/21/1366, Theobald Trussell knight of Norhamptonshire, … and James de Raygate of Yorkshire to the king. Joint and several recognisance for 1,000 marks … (S) CCRs.
6/2/1371, Commission of Peace in West Riding, York: James de Raygate. (S) CPRs.
5/8/1373, Indenture of defeasance … have of the feoffment with warranty of James de Reygate of Yorkshire … (S) CCRs.
By 1375, James died.
5/1/1375, Partition. Wm. Clarell and wife Eliz., Wm. de Gastryk and wife Julianna. Partition of estate of Jas. de Raygate, bro. of Eliz. and Julianna; manor of Kylingholme. (S) UKNA.
ii. Elizabeth de Reygate (1477133), born ~1345 in England.
iii. Juliana de Reygate, born ? in England.
Julianna married William de Gastryk.