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William Dugdale Correspondence

William Horsley

Arms painter of York, son of Edward Horsley

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 6 February 1668

Explains that only one more gentleman has entered his pedigree and that another asks for more time, as he is keeping away from home while his children have smallpox.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 25 April 1668

Acknowledging receipt of Dugdale's letters on behalf of his father and confirming that in accordance with Dugdale's instructions the commission as deputy has been altered to William in Sir Thomas Herbert's presence.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 2 May 1668

Reports death of his father 'last tuesday morning'. His brother Benedict, who is about to return to Newcastle, sends his respects.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 18 May 1668

About the descent of Thomson of Humbleton and asking for an account of what his father owed Dugdale.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 30 May 1668

Concerning Mr Rains' descent and promising, if his brother Benedict does not settle his account with Dugdale, he will take care of it.

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

 

William Dugdale, London to William Horsley, York, 15 June 1668

Concerning payments from him and Benedict and the pedigree of Mr Rains/Raynes.

British Library, Lansdowne 870, 88r

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 27 June 1668

He has received from Mr James Carter the papers of the gentry's arms that appeared before Dugdale and sends his thanks for those. He has written to his brother, but received no reply as yet. Nor has he received the instrument that was to be sent to his brother, as the recorder Mr Turner is not yet at York. 'Mr Woodger of Yorke had his Sonn that Dyed latley and hath sett up Coats of Armes In the Church don in oyle who as I remember your worship charged hee should not bear untill he maid proof of his Armes'. He asks Dugdale what he should do in such cases. Postscript: Sir Thomas Herbert sends his kind respects.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 2 November 1668

He has written to his brother in Newcastle on Dugdale's behalf & expects he will reply by the next post. Sir William Dalston he has visited several times, 'but he pretends he wants his petegree which is in Northumberland', Mr Thomson is lately knighted and he expects he will purchase a coat before leaving London; Mr Brookes is unwell

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

 

William Horsley to William Dugdale, London, 21 May 1669

Sending him details of those gentlemen who decided to enter their pedigree and pay the fee when the disclaimers arrived.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 30 June 1669

He has been shown Dugdale's letter by Sir Thomas Herbert, which suggested he had been neglectful, which he assures him he has not.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 2 November 1669

Concerning Mr Driffield, who wants a copy of his coat painted & signed by Dugdale 'for his Children to bring forth at the next Visitation by reason the Glass window in the Church may be broken'.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 20 May 1670

Concerning letter Mr Norton has provided from his kinsman as confirmation of his descent and asking Dugdale for a form certificate for the purpose.

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

 

William Dugdale, London to William Horsley, 24 May 1670

Explaining what he requires from George Norton to confirm his descent and right to arms.

Warwickshire Record Office, Z43

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 7 February 1671

Apologises for delay in responding to a request for informtaion from Dugdale, but he had to consult Nathaniel Johnston first. Promises an account of the arms put up by an arms painter at Ledsham, Yorkshire.

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

 

William Horsley, York to William Dugdale, London, 1 November 1671

Concerning two gentlemen who want to enter their coats and two recent local funerals.

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

 

William Dugdale, London to William Horsley, 21 November 1671

Enquiring about funeral of Sir John Hewit, when a coat of arms, sword, target, helm, and penon and standard were carried; the addresse was there and saw it, and was told that a young man named Johnston from London laid him in state. Ends that he is going into the country, but can be written to via Ashmole.

HMC 6th Report, Appendix, 453; Bodleian, MS Top Yorks c.36, 36

 

William Horsley to William Dugdale, London, 30 May 1672

He has viewed Mr Davyes evidences and is sending the confirmation of his status to Dugdale.

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