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William Dugdale Correspondence

Benedict Horsley

Arms painter of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, son of Edward Horsley of York

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, Heralds' Office, 16 June 1666

Concerning his warrant and arrangements for Dugdale's visit to Northumberland.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 23 October 1666

Responding to Dugdale's letter of 9 October sent via his father, concerning arrangements for completion of the visitation.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, 2 November 1666

Responding to Dugdale's letter of 27 October. Bad weather has kept him at home. Reports on local rumours of papist plots. Sent via John at Clarendon House.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 27 April 1667

Responding to Dugdale's letter of 20 April and undertaking to go to Northumberland and Durham in May.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 15 April 1668

Responding to Dugdale's letter of 9 April, explaining that he had not received previous letters and had done nothing once his deputation expired. Now he has Dugdale’s orders he will follow them.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 18 May 1668

Responding to Dugdale's letter of 23 April and promising to send up the remaining descents and money.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 13 June 1668

He’s received Dugdale’s of 9th June and is sorry he’s discouraged by lack of letters from Horsley. Promises to send money.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 24 November 1668

Acknowledges receipt of Dugdale's letter of 18 November. States he has taken no further descents and 'shall not trouble myself any more, for I perceave you have writt to my Brother Will as if I would cheat you'.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 2 January 1669

Confirms he is sending money and descents to London via the recorder of Newcastle, as he does not expect to be in London. He asks pardon for his previous letter, blaming his brother for creating a misunderstanding.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

 

Benedict Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne to William Dugdale, London, 17 June 1670

He has received Dugdale’s of 8 June and sends a copy of a stone taken from the Pict’s Wall near Newcastle.

College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham