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John Asteley

Staffordshire gentleman, related to Dugdale through his Huntbach in-laws.


John Asteley, Bushbury, Staffs. to William Dugdale, Stafford, 27 April 1664

'Cozen Dugdale, I understand that you have geven summons to my cozen John Walhouse of Hatherton to appeare to you this day at Stafford. I can assure you he is in a very weake Condition of body, & much subjecte to bleedinge, that he dares not adventure to travile and howe hee can make out his pedigree, I cannott at present informe you but his frendes request to you is that you wilbe pleased to forbeare to make any returne of him above, and I shall take care that you shall have satisfaction for what is due to you and it shalbe sent to you[r] house, with thakfullnes, and I shall remayne your assured Frend.'

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

 

John Asteley, Bushbury, Staffs. to William Dugdale, London, 1 September 1664

'Sir, In my owne perticuler I can geve you noe further satisfaction then the paper I gave you only this I fynde thatt an Ancestor of myne before that paper was brought up in the Abbye of Burton Lazars in Lycestershire', got a dispensation and married. He was born in 1594, his son Jonas in August 1625 and his grandson John in April 1661. Asks Dugdale to direct 'his agent' to set down his descent in parchment with colours.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

 

John Asteley, Bushbury, Staffs. to William Dugdale, London, 1 September 1664

'Cozen Dugdale, You shall receive by the handes of my cozen Dorothy Huntbach xxs. for your Civillitie to Mr John Walhouse which cometh from his mother Mrs Margreate Grosvenor the Relict of Mr Walter Grosvenor of Bishbury'. Dugdale had remitted the need for John Walhouse to appear and Asteley includes the details of his descent.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire