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William Dugdale Correspondence

Sir Simonds D'Ewes

Suffolk antiquary and parliamentarian

William Dugdale, Blyth Hall to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Stow Hall, 25 August 1638

Thanks him for his letter of 3 July and for his invitation to visit him, which he hopes to do next summer. Discusses their mutual research.

Hamper, 186-7; British Library, Harleian 374, 107

 

William Dugdale, London to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Stow Hall, 27 February 1640

Concerning their mutual interest in Anglo-Saxon. Mentions a scandal in the College of Arms involving Sir Henry St George and John Phillipot. Signed as Blanch Lyon.

Hamper, 195-6; British Library, Harleian 374, 138

 

William Dugdale to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, [March 1640]

Concerning the progress of D'Ewes work on coins, William Somner's work for him and other matters concerning Anglo-Saxon studies. Fragment

Hamper, 196-7; British Library, Harleian 374, 142

 

William Dugdale to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Stow Hall, 21 September 1640

Apologises for not visiting D'Ewes when he was in Suffolk. The printing of Burton's book is to begin again.

Hamper, 200-1; British Library, Harleian 374, 156

 

William Dugdale to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, 26 February 1648

Concerning his work and his eagerness to go to London to complete his 'longe and tedious' work. Initialled

Hamper, 204-5; British Library, Harleian 255, 78

 

William Dugdale to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Westminster, 20 January 1649

Expresses his sorrow at the king's suffering. Urges D'Ewes to publish his manuscripts. He is surprised he hasn't heard from Dodsworth. Unsigned

Hamper, 218-9; British Library, Harleian 374, 281

 

Sir Simonds D'Ewes to William Dugdale, Blyth Hall, 2 February 1649

News of events since the king's execution.

Merevale, HT10/16

 

William Dugdale, Blyth Hall to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, [18 August 1649]

Concerning news from Ireland.

British Library, Add MS 22,916, 55

 

William Dugdale to Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Westminster, 2 January 1650

Concerning the alleged inaccuracies of the copy of Domesday he obtained for Sir Peter Leycester. Presses D'Ewes again to publish, while he has William Somner to help him.

Hamper, 221-3; British Library, Harleian 374, 294

 

Sir Simonds D'Ewes to William Dugdale, 20 March 1650

Covering letter, returning a book that he has kept longer than intended.

Hamper, 224-5; Merevale, HT4/7/1