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1663

60 letters

From:Dr Robert Thoroton
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:[February 1663]
Summary:Concerning his own pedigree and those of other local gentlemen.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 22-4

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:John Huntbach, Seawall, Staffs.
Date:7 February 1663
Summary:Concerning family financial affairs.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:9 February 1663
Summary:Reporting on his progress with the completion of the visitation.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 21

From:Cornelius Jackson, Bubnill, Derbys.
To:William Dugdale
Date:20 February 1663
Summary:Enlosing evidence relating to his pedigree.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 21

From:Dr Robert Thoroton
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:[February 1663]
Summary:Concerning his own pedigree and those of other local gentlemen.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 24-5

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:23 February 1663
Summary:Confirming receipt of Dugdale's warrant, schedule & letter.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 21-2

From:Cornelius Jackson, Bubnill, Derbys.
To:William Dugdale, Stafford
Date:16 March 1663
Summary:Seeking confirmation of when Dugdale will sit at Uttoexter and asking what further evidence will be required to satisfy him.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale, Nottingham
Date:17 March 1663
Summary:Concerning his pedigree and arms.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 25-6

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Seawall, Staffs.
Date:22 March 1663
Summary:Concerning Arley Hall.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Seawall, Staffs.
Date:29 March 1663
Summary:Concerning Arley Hall and his visit to Staffordshire for the visitation.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:John Shelton, West Bromwich
To:William Dugdale
Date:30 March 1663
Summary:Being ‘ufitt for travaile’, he has sent his servant instead.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:James Wood, Uttoxeter
To:William Dugdale
Date:1 April 1663
Summary:Makes excuses for not appearing before Dugdale at Cheadle, offering to attend at Lichfield.
Comment:Addressed to Clarenceux in mistake for Norroy.
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Thomas Whitbey, Great Heywood
To:William Dugdale
Date:4 April 1663
Summary:Apologises for non-attendance due to the 'wetness of the Season' and undertakes to meet him in London.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Henry Wolseley, Wolseley
To:William Dugdale, Stafford
Date:6 April 1663
Summary:Giving brief details of his family.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Ferdinand Hastings, Bobbington
To:William Dugdale, Wolverhampton
Date:7 April 1663
Summary:Apologises for not attending 'by reason of some urgent occasions'. His coat of arms is inserted in 'my Unkell Owens Booke' in the Heralds' Office. If this is not sufficient, he will attend Dugdale in London.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Sir Peter Leycester, Nether Tabley, Cheshire
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:30 April 1663
Summary:Concerning the Drakeford family. He is not going to be in London this term, but would be glad to see Dugdale at Nether Tabley.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:2 May [1663]
Summary:Concerning his continuing work on completing the Nottingham visitation.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 26-7

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:6 May 1663
Summary:Sending him a pattern from the Byrons.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 27-8

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:9 May 1663
Summary:Concerning his own seal and grants to various local gentry.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 27

From:Richard Hall
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:[9 May 1663]
Summary:Acknowledging receipt of his deputation.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 28

From:Thomas Allin, Fulford
To:William Dugdale, London
Date:11 May 1663
Summary:Concerning the entering of his coat and his family’s links to Cheshire.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:George Taylor, Chesterfield
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:13 May 1663
Summary:Acknowledging the receipt of 'your letter & boxe with the Patent, Coate, Seales & all things'.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 28-30

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:23 May 1663
Summary:Confirming his receipt of the warrant and letters, although he hasn't made much progress as he's been from home for a fortnight.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 30

From:Edward Persehouse, Woodhall
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:27 May 1663
Summary:Concerning the Persehouse descent. Asks for his pedigree to be drawn on vellum and delivered to the bearer Mr John Gibbons, who he will give order to pay the cost.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:30 May 1663
Summary:Various matters to do with the pedigree. He thinks his letter of 5 May might have miscarried, as he's received no reply.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 31

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:6 June 1663
Summary:He received Dugdale's letter of 26th May, since when he's been from home - so he hasn't spoken to many people yet, but 'if God permit' he'll get to it next week.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 31-2

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:6 June 1663
Summary:He didn't receive Dugdale's reply with 'the impressions in it', which he thinks someone broke open thinking they were something precious.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 32

From:Clement Spelman
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:13 June 1663
Summary:Concerning the publication of Spelman's Glossary and asking Dugdale to call on him at the Exchequer or Gray's Inn.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT3E/4/3

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:27 June 1663
Summary:Acknowledging receipt of 3 patents, but they are having trouble getting the money to him.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 33

From:William Dugdale
To:Edward Persehouse
Date:2 July 1663
Summary:Concerning his pedigree.
Comment:Addressed to his 'very good friend'. Certificate from John Persehouse of Reinolds Hall appended.
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:William Andrewes, Dunham, Ches.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:15 August 1663
Summary:Concerning the pedigree of Mr Venables of Agden.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale
Date:29 August 1663
Summary:Acknowledging receipt of the warrant for Derbyshire and confirming he has forwarded letters to Pigott and Thoroton.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 33-4

From:Edward Lloyd, Melverley
To:William Dugdale
Date:30 August 1663
Summary:Apologising for non-appearance at Bridgnorth. His papers were plundered during the war and he sends a pass from Prince Rupert as evidence of his suffering.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Richard Hall, Thrumpton, Notts.
To:William Dugdale
Date:6 September 1663
Summary:He is making use of an opportunity to send his respects. He continues to do the best he can in difficult circumstances. Postscript: 'There is A painter or two that doe, & say they will paint any Armes, for any that will set them on work, & doe them very irregular, I desire a word of direction what to say to such fellowes.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 34

From:Robert Rogers, Bickley, Ches.
To:William Dugdale, Chester
Date:9 September 1663
Summary:Apologising for not attending Dugdale in Chester and promising to see him at Nantwich.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:Robert Venables, Chester
To:William Dugdale
Date:12 September 1663
Summary:Concerning Randle Holme's contesting Dugdale's authority after his departure from Chester.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:Joseph Witter, Frodsham, Ches.
To:William Dugdale, Northwich
Date:14 September 1663
Summary:Explaining that he is a younger son.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:John Travers, Horton, Ches.
To:William Dugdale, Northwich
Date:15 September 1663
Summary:Explains that he intended to see him at John Crew's house, but missed him and that his papers were ransacked after his participation in Booth's uprising.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:William Vernon, Shakerley, Lancs.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:22 September 1663
Summary:Concerning the pedigree of Bradshaw of Chester.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:Francis Gregge, Clements Inn
To:William Dugdale
Date:7 October 1663
Summary:He has been asked by Robert Dale & William Brereton to call for Dugdale's transcriptions of their descents taken in Derbyshire & to pay for them. 'I have a Clyent that I have perswaded to purchase the coate of a gent. Pray lett me know what is the least you take. I presume if the chardge bee not too greate I shall bringe you more Clyents'.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 34

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Seawall, Staffs.
Date:10 October 1663
Summary:Concerning the assessment of his land at Fillongley for the subsidy and asking him to see if his kinsman William Scott 'can resolve the question mentioned in this inclosed paper'.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:Sir Thomas Mainwaring, Baddesley
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:10 October 1663
Summary:Concerning the pedigree of Swetenham of Somerford. Postscript: Sends respects to 'my cosen Ashmole'.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:Edward Persehouse, Woodhall
To:William Dugdale
Date:17 October 1663
Summary:Concerning the drawing of the pedigrees of Persehouse and Deane als Wood of Woodhall on vellum.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Shropshire & Staffordshire

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale
Date:17 October 1663
Summary:Concerning the arms of Dallow in Norwell church, which he 'defaced' and which they want reinstated. He hopes to finish the journeys connected with the visitation that week.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 35

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:William Booth
Date:17 October 1663
Summary:Concerning legal papers to be ingrossed and others to be cancelled.
Comment:
Reference:William Salt Library, S.MS.28, S.MS.28, f. 488

From:Francis Gregge, Clements Inn
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:20 October 1663
Summary:Concerning the descent of George Savile of Bakewell; asks that the record of the previous visitation be checked.
Comment:Endorsed by W.D. 'Nothing in it' [previous visitation].
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 35

From:John Huntbach
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:26 October 1663
Summary:Concerning his consultation with 'my Cosen Scott' and Mr Hollingworth about the Noell pedigree.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1750, 9

From:Francis Gregge, London
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:[November 1663]
Summary:Directs Dugdale to the 1634 visitation of Leicestershire for the pedigree of his 'brother' Savile.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 37

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:2 November 1663
Summary:Concerning his continuing attempts to collect the fees relating to the visitation.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 36

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:2 November 1663
Summary:Confirming he has sent the descents by the Nottingham carrier. When he was at Welbeck, he was told the Marquess of Newcastle 'had a great desire' to see Dugdale there.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 36-7

From:Thomas Cholmondeley, Holford, Ches.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:8 November 1663
Summary:Writes that he only received Dugdale's letter the previous day, as he'd been at the assizes in Chester. Confirms he will send the promised payment of £10 in gold by the carrier.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:Dr Robert Thoroton
To:William Dugdale
Date:8 November 1663
Summary:Concerning Lady Annabella Howe and Mr Atkinson.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 37

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale
Date:10 November 1663
Summary:Confirming he's sent 4 descents by the carrier and expects to send more by the next post. Reports on the progress otherwise with the completion of the visitation.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 38

From:Richard Hall, Derby
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:20 November 1663
Summary:Concerning various descents.
Comment:Annotated by Dugdale.
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 38-40

From:George Devereux, Sheldon, Warws.
To:William Dugdale
Date:22 November 1663
Summary:Concerning the pedigree of his grandson George Sacheverell.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 40-1

From:Richard Hall, Morley, Derbys.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:30 November 1663
Summary:He is away from home, working on a monument and so cannot fully answer Dugdale's questions. Gives an account of the Dallow business.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 41-2

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:8 December 1663
Summary:Concerning Sacheverell's quarterings and the Dallows, who he doubts can prove gentry status.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 42

From:Roger Waldron, East Bridgford, Notts.
To:William Dugdale
Date:[December 1663]
Summary:Asking for time to enter his pedigree, as his father has recently died.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 43-4

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:21 December 1663
Summary:Concerning criticisms made of him by Francis Greene, a local arms painter
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 43

From:Richard Hall, Nottingham
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:28 December 1663
Summary:Confirming receipt of a packet of letters, which he will deliver, and the catalogue of outstanding arms. Reports on progress with descents and fee collection.
Comment:
Reference:Dugdale's Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Visitation Papers, Harleian Society, 44-5