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1654

40 letters

From:Samuel Roper, Monk's Kirby
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1654]
Summary:He is reluctant to send material to Dugdale, as their letters are opened, but will show him the records when he visits and the results of his excavations.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 286-7  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT5

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:9 January 1654
Summary:Re. history of Feilding family & their possessions.
Comment:Copy with annotations by Denbigh.
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 2

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:15 January 1654
Summary:Concerning the entry for Newnham Paddox in the Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 4

From:Henry Firebrace
To:William Dugdale
Date:15 January 1654
Summary:Sends details about Feildings, taken from 'my Lord of Denbigh's Evidences' signed by Jarvis Bradgate, dated 21 Jan. 1653/4.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 5

From:Henry Firebrace
To:William Dugdale
Date:January 1654
Summary:Response to Dugdale's letter of 15th January.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 4

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:23 January 1654
Summary:Concerning the illustrations for Newnham Paddox. Seeks the digging of a tumulus on Denbigh's land to seek for Roman remains.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 6

From:Charles Neville, Cambridge
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:25 January 1654
Summary:Concerning the engraving of his ancestors from the Guildhall in Coventry to be included in the Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 277-8  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/10/11

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:26 January 1654
Summary:Concerning the Feilding pedigree.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 7

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:29 January 1654
Summary:Sending Dugdale some finds form Monks Kirby and confirming that further digging will be undertaken.
Comment:Copy with annotations by Denbigh.
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 8

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:8 February 1654
Summary:Concerning the Feilding pedigree and the digging of the tumuli.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 9

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:12 February 1654
Summary:Sending more information prepared by Bradgate.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 10

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:16 February 1654
Summary:Sending transcript of the Newnham Paddox section for the Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 11

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:20 February 1654
Summary:Answering letter from Dugdale.
Comment:Copy with annotations by Denbigh.
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 12

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:23 February 1654
Summary:On his returning the transcript and delivering 'my draughts of the pictures and monuments to my Graver'. Dugdale plans to insert an engraving of 24 coats of arms in the windows of Monk's Kirby church 'which were taken many years since before they were broken' by Dugdale from Burton's collection.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 13

From:Henry Firebrace
To:William Dugdale
Date:26 February 1654
Summary:Concerning the payment to Dugdale for the engravings.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 14

From:William Dugdale, London
To:John Crew, Utkinton, Cheshire
Date:28 February 1654
Summary:Confirming receipt of payment for work undertaken for Crew. Asks him to sound out Vernon and Leycester about Daniel King's proposal to publish two Elizabethan accounts of Cheshire.
Comment:
Reference:British Library, Add MS 6396, 17

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:2 March 1654
Summary:Confirms receipt of 26 February letter and discusses the tumuli.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 15

From:T. Hewitt, Stoneleigh
To:William Dugdale
Date:7 March 1654
Summary:Writes on behalf of Charles Leigh, acknowledging receipt of Dugdale's letters.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/10/6

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:12 March 1654
Summary:Conveying earl's criticism of text and detailing further excavation of the tumuli.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 16

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:16 March 1654
Summary:Sends thanks to the earl for the excavations despite the lack of results. Confirms he has consulted a transcript of Leland's Itinerary and can find no reference to Longvill there.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 17

From:Henry Firebrace
To:William Dugdale
Date:20 March 1654
Summary:Concerning the Feilding pedigree and the earl's conviction that he saw something concerning Longvill in Burton's copy of Leland.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 18

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Henry Firebrace
Date:23 March 1654
Summary:Further about his research into the Feilding pedigree and assurance that he compared his Leland transcription with the original.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 19

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:27 March 1654
Summary:Answering letter from Dugdale.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 20

From:John Langley, Trentham, near Stone, Staffs.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:1 April 1654
Summary:Acknowledging receipt of letter written 25 March. Conveys enthusiasm of Sir Richard Leveson and Sir William Pershalle for the Warwickshire. Looks forward to seeing Dugdale often in London.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 278-9  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/6/1

From:Charles Leigh, Stoneleigh
To:William Dugdale
Date:1 April 1654
Summary:Saying that his lord has the motto 'Tout vient de Dieu' and is willing to keep it.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/10/10

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:3 April 1654
Summary:Part of continuing correspondence on Feilding pedigree.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 21

From:John Crew
To:William Dugdale
Date:8 April 1654
Summary:Covering note for a letter from William Vernon.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT5

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:1 May 1654
Summary:Part of continuing correspondence on Feilding pedigree.
Comment:Copy with annotations by Denbigh.
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 22

From:Sir Simon Archer, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:8 May 1654
Summary:Concerning the illustrations for the Warwickshire and the pursuit of subscriptions.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 279-80  Link to Internet Archive

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Sir Hervey Bagot, Feild near Stone
Date:20 May 1654
Summary:Concerning the engraving of Sir William Bagot's monument for the Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 280-1  Link to Internet Archive

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:22 May 1654
Summary:Re. alterations to engraving of stained glass in parlour window at Newnham Paddox.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 23

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:4 June 1654
Summary:Part of continuing correspondence on Newnham Paddox entry for Warwickshire.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 24

From:William Dugdale
To:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
Date:8 June 1654
Summary:Agreeing changes to the engraving.
Comment:
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 25

From:Henry Firebrace, Newnham Paddox
To:William Dugdale
Date:24 July 1654
Summary:Forwarding copy of deed made by Bradgate and making other comments.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 27

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Thomas Huntbach, Seawall, Staffs.
Date:29 August 1654
Summary:Concerning the tenancy of his house in Coleshill.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:Henry Firebrace
To:William Dugdale
Date:18 September 1654
Summary:Part of continuing correspondence on Newnham Paddox entry for Warwickshire.
Comment:Copy
Reference:Warwickshire Record Office, CR2017/F101, 28

From:George Jeffreys
To:William Dugdale
Date:2 October 1654
Summary:Thanking him for an account of France.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/7/14

From:William Bromley, Baginton
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:13 October 1654
Summary:Concerning the Bromley pedigree, engravings for the Monasticon and the death of Sir Thomas Holt.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 285-6  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/6/16-17

From:William Somner, Canterbury
To:William Dugdale
Date:10 November 1654
Summary:Concerning the draft of Marsham's preface for the Monasticon.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 282-3  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/6/3

From:William Dugdale
To:John Reppes
Date:10 December 1654
Summary:Concerning the publication of the first volume of the Monasticon, the proposed second volume and his own work on Warwickshire.
Comment:
Reference:Nichols' Illustrations of the Eighteenth Century, Vol. IV, p.62
Hamper, 283-5  Link to Internet Archive