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1640

8 letters

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Stow Hall
Date:27 February 1640
Summary:Concerning their mutual interest in Anglo-Saxon. Mentions a scandal in the College of Arms involving Sir Henry St George and John Phillipot.
Comment:Signed as Blanch Lyon.
Reference:Hamper, 195-6  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Harleian 374, 138

From:William Dugdale
To:Sir Simonds D'Ewes
Date:[March 1640]
Summary:Concerning the progress of D'Ewes work on coins, William Somner's work for him and other matters concerning Anglo-Saxon studies.
Comment:Fragment
Reference:Hamper, 196-7  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Harleian 374, 142

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Sir Simon Archer
Date:4 March 1640
Summary:Arranges to meet Archer at Banbury, so that they can travel on to London together. He is glad a moderate like Archer has been elected to parliament. Postscript: Asks Archer to bring his choicest deeds with him to contribute to the collection Hatton is making.
Comment:Hamper's date is incorrect.
Reference:Hamper, 202-3  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Add MS 28,564, 216-7
Bodleian, MS Eng Lett b 1, 339-40

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Sir Simon Archer, Tanworth
Date:16 July 1640
Summary:Having failed to meet Archer as intended, he sends him various documents etc. by the bearer, some of which should be passed on to Thomas Habington. He is about to go to Cheshire.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 197-8  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Add MS 28,564, 215-6
Bodleian, MS Eng Lett b 1, 321-2

From:William Dugdale, Packington
To:Sir Simon Archer
Date:[August] 1640
Summary:He has returned from Cheshire. Having an arms painter with him, he will take him to Warwick to record the Beauchamp chapel and hopes that Archer will meet him there.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 198-9  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Add MS 28,564, 217-8
Bodleian, MS Eng Lett b 1, 342-3

From:William Dugdale
To:Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Stow Hall
Date:21 September 1640
Summary:Apologises for not visiting D'Ewes when he was in Suffolk. The printing of Burton's book is to begin again.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 200-1  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Harleian 374, 156

From:William Dugdale
To:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
Date:5 October 1640
Summary:Apologises for not having visited him, but hopes to see him before he goes to London. Hopes that Archer will be a member of the new parliament. The bearer has a suit before the sessions, which Dugdale hopes Archer will 'further'.
Comment:
Reference:British Library, Add MS 28,564, 216
Bodleian, MS Eng Lett b 1, 329-30

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Sir Simon Archer
Date:30 November 1640
Summary:He has received Archer's letters, with Thomas Habington's. He will try to answer their queries, but he has little time available.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 201  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Add MS 28,564, 216-7
Bodleian, MS Eng Lett b 1, 334-5