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1650

33 letters

From:Sir John Smith
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1650]
Summary:Account of the murder of Sir Walter Smith, the writer's grandfather.
Comment:Unsigned and undated.
Reference:Bodleian, MS Dugdale 15, 319

From:Sir Simon Archer
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1650]
Summary:Concerning details of Warwickshire research and a dispute over payment for the mending of a tomb.
Comment:Fragment
Reference:Hamper, 247  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:Sir Simon Archer
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1650]
Summary:Concerning details of research on Warwickshire.
Comment:Fragment
Reference:Hamper, 248  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:Sir Simon Archer
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1650]
Summary:Sending notes collected by his son-in-law in Shropshire. Complains of the distraction of being Sir Thomas Puckering's executor.
Comment:Fragment
Reference:Hamper, 249  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1650]
Summary:Apologising for not having yet examined the documents from The Priory, Warwick.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT3F (part 1)

From:William Dugdale
To:Sir Simonds D'Ewes, Westminster
Date:2 January 1650
Summary: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.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 221-3  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Harleian 374, 294

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:12 February 1650
Summary:He has seen Langley, who had recently seen Dugdale. Encourages Dugdale to provide him with transcriptions for the Monasticon. Postscript: Some items of news.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 223-4  Link to Internet Archive

From:Sir Simon Archer, London
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:21 February 1650
Summary:About having sent two books and hoping to be in Warwickshire before the return of the carrier.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/3

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:[March 1650]
Summary:Concerning the search for a place for one of Dugdale's daughters and antiquarian matters, particularly concerning work on Anglo-Saxon.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 226-7  Link to Internet Archive

From:Sir Simonds D'Ewes
To:William Dugdale
Date:20 March 1650
Summary:Covering letter, returning a book that he has kept longer than intended.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 224-5  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/7/1

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:20 March 1650
Summary:Covering letter, forwarding letters and books from D'Ewes.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 225  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:[25 March 1650]
Summary:Concerning a possible place for one of Dugdale's daughters. News of Hatton's (their friend at Paris) renewed sequestration.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 227-8  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/4

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:27 March 1650
Summary:About letters from Dodsworth and D'Ewes and asking for extracts from Dugdale's collections.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/3

From:Robert Binckes, Coventry
To:William Dugdale
Date:30 March 1650
Summary:Concerning the negotiations with the Scots at Breda.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT10/10

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:25 April 1650
Summary:Tells him of D'Ewes's death and other news.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 229-30  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/4

From:Edward Bysshe
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:8 [May 1650]
Summary:Concerning tumuli and Roman burial practices.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 232-3  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/6/20

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale
Date:8 May 1650
Summary:News from London concerning political events and arrangements following the death of D'Ewes.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 230-1  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/4

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale
Date:15 May 1650
Summary:Concerning various matters in London, including the imminent death of one of the heralds.
Comment:Fragment
Reference:Merevale, HT3B

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:29 May 1650
Summary:Response to letter of 12 May. Further details about developments in the College of Arms and political news from London.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 233-7  Link to Internet Archive

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:William Vernon, Shakerley, Lancs.
Date:22 June 1650
Summary:Assures Vernon that Domesday is accurate copy of original. Describes himself as 'hard at work' on the Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 237-8  Link to Internet Archive
British Library, Harleian 1967, 78-9

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:10 September 1650
Summary:Forwarding him a collection of documents from Richard Newdigate.
Comment:Fragment
Reference:Hamper, 239  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:14 October 1650
Summary:Explaining that his daughter's wedding has distracted him from their project'.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/3

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Edward Ferrers, Baddesley Clinton
Date:16 October 1650
Summary:Concerning the history of Baddesley Clinton and his progress on the Warwickshire during his confinement at Blyth Hall.
Comment:
Reference:Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, DR422, 165

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:21 October 1650
Summary:Fowarding Dugdale letters from William Bromley and Edward Ferrers.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT3F (part 1)

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:5 November 1650
Summary:Sending him materials for use inthe Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 239-41  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:William Bromley, Baginton
To:William Dugdale
Date:20 November 1650
Summary:Concerning the account of his family to be included in the Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 241-3  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/6/16-17

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:20 November 1650
Summary:Telling him that he has written to Sir John Dryden of Canons Ashby about access to his records relating to Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 243-4  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:Francis Ash
To:William Dugdale
Date:29 November 1650
Summary:Concerning the work on the Monasticon Anglicanum, the damage to Worcester cathedral etc. Sends a copy of William Lilly's almanac in exchange for what Dugdale had sent him on the Anabaptists.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/7/2

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:3 December 1650
Summary:Sending him documents for the Warwickshire and addressing his queries.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 244-5  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/3

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Thomas Wollaston, Walsall
Date:12 December 1650
Summary:Concerning the manor of Bascote.
Comment:
Reference:E.L. Glew, History & Antiquities of Walsall (1856), 110-111

From:Roger Dodsworth
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:18 December 1650
Summary:Response to letter from Dugdale of 4 December, answering his queries and sending him news from London. Encourages him to help with getting the Monasticon published.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 245-7  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/4

From:John Knottisford
To:William Dugdale
Date:20 December 1650
Summary:Regrets he cannot help Dugdale, as his writings were dispersed in the war.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/10/9

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:28 December 1650
Summary:About the sessions rolls that he had viewed with Mr Holbech.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/3