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1671

16 letters

From:William Horsley, York
To:William Dugdale, London
Date:7 February 1671
Summary: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.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

From:Dr Robert Thoroton, Car Colston, Notts.
To:William Dugdale
Date:9 February 1671
Summary:About the genealogy of Lord & Lady Rutland.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT4/7/16

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:13 February 1671
Summary:Returning the Brackley Ledger to Wood and asking him to arrange with the Provost of Eton for their records to be examined.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 77

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Wolverhampton
Date:21 February 1671
Summary:Confirming the arrival of a new maidservant recommended by Huntbach and describing a conversation with the Lord Keeper about the chancel at Wolverhampton, about which he suggests they should petition him.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Wolverhampton
Date:19 March 1671
Summary:Confirming that the new maidservant is satisfactory and that his wife is now seeking a dairymaid. Advises on how to approach the petition about the repairs to the chancel in Wolverhampton.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Wolverhampton
Date:22 March 1671
Summary:Telling him that his enquiries about 'the person you mention'd' suggest it would be wise to be wary of him and reiterating his wife's request for help in finding a new dairymaid.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:15 April 1671
Summary:Thanks him for his help with the records of Eton and Windsor. The third volume of the Monasticon will soon be ready for the press and he is now hard at work on the Baronage, 'which I fear will be great and tedious'.
Comment:
Reference:Gentleman's Magazine, March 1862, 300-1
Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 79

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Wolverhampton
Date:30 April 1671
Summary:Postponing a meeting between his nephew and his son and discussing the possible acquisition of property in Fillongley by his son. Describes his wife's ill-health.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach
Date:17 May 1671
Summary:Various family matters, including his wife's health, the acquisition of some wethers to fatten and events in his daughter-in-law's family.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:Samuel Keene, Nantwich
To:William Dugdale, London
Date:11 June 1671
Summary:Enclosing the descent of Mr Whetenhall of Nantwich.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:John Huntbach, Wolverhampton
Date:3 July 1671
Summary:Concerning the employment of a husbandman and the repairs to the chancel at Wolverhampton.
Comment:
Reference:Huntbach, private collection

From:Samuel Keene, Nantwich
To:William Dugdale, London
Date:8 July 1671
Summary:Provides further information about Mr Whetenhall, promises a money account by the return and asks about the acceptable forms of proof for pedigrees.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Cheshire & Lancashire

From:William Dugdale
To:Daniel Fleming
Date:14 July 1671
Summary:Thanks him for his help with the account of the Cliffords. Fleming has made suggestions about further material to include in the Baronage, but Dugdale believes that it is already more than long enough.
Comment:
Reference:HMC, Report 12, part 7, 80-1

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:31 October 1671
Summary:Asks him to make transcripts of grants in New College, which are needed to correct the volume in the press. Postscript: Asks him to help obtain a transcript of a ledger in Magdalen College.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 392-3  Link to Internet Archive

From:William Horsley, York
To:William Dugdale, London
Date:1 November 1671
Summary:Concerning two gentlemen who want to enter their coats and two recent local funerals.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, Visitation Papers: Yorks, Northumb. & Durham

From:William Dugdale, London
To:William Horsley
Date:21 November 1671
Summary:Enquires about the funeral of Sir John Hewit.
Comment:
Reference:HMC 6th Report, Appendix, 453
Bodleian, MS Top Yorks c.36, 36