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1678

24 letters

From:Peter Mew, Wells
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1678]
Summary:Concerning money collected in his diocese towards repairing St Pauls.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT3C

From:John Stubbs, Lichfield
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:January 1678
Summary:Concerning Ashmole's candidature in the Lichfield by-election.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1731, 41v

From:Sir Henry Archbold, Coleshill
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:5 January 1678
Summary:Covering a letter for a report to be forwarded to Ashmole about the Lichfield by-election.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1731, 54

From:William Dugdale
To:Elias Ashmole, London
Date:7 January 1678
Summary:Reporting to Ashmole the contents of a letter from Blyth Hall, where Archbold has been and sent a message about the Lichfield by-election.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1731, 1

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Thomas Blount, Orlton, near Ludlow
Date:8 January 1678
Summary:Concerning antiquarian matters and tthe latest news from London.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 416-17  Link to Internet Archive

From:Sir Henry Archbold, Lichfield
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:9 January 1678
Summary:Covering note for a letter to be forwarded to Ashmole.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1731, 58

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Elias Ashmole, London
Date:12 January 1678
Summary:Forwarding two letters about Lichfield and advising Ashmole to withdraw.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1731, 2

From:William Dugdale
To:Elias Ashmole, London
Date:17 January 1678
Summary:Forwarding a letter about the by-election and advising him not to go to Lichfield unless he is sure of election.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1731, 3

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Elias Ashmole, London
Date:2 March 1678
Summary:Confirming his safe arrival in Coventry and concerning the Lichfield by-election, the payment of his salary and other matters.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ashmole 1731, 4

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Henry St George, Heralds' Office
Date:20 March 1678
Summary:To his deputy as Garter concerning various matters, particularly their dispute with the Painter-Stainers.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, former Phillips 13084/15, 565

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Henry St George, Heralds' Office
Date:8 April 1678
Summary:To his deputy as Garter concerning various matters, particularly the progress of the Heralds' parliamentary bill.
Comment:
Reference:College of Arms, former Phillips 13084/15, 563

From:Henry Cavendish, duke of Newcastle, Welbeck
To:William Dugdale
Date:16 May 1678
Summary:Concerning what Dugdale will write about him in his proposed book on the Knights of the Garter.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 417-18  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT3G

From:William Benoist
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:27 May 1678
Summary:Acknowledging the receipt of Dugdale's letter of 23 May and the enclosed pedigree of the Bassets. Makes suggestion for the entry on the late Duke of Newcastle for the book on Garter Knights.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 418-19  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT3G

From:Henry Cavendish, duke of Newcastle, Welbeck
To:William Dugdale
Date:28 May 1678
Summary:Thanking him for a pedigree of his mother's family, and correcting certain points in his recent family history.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT3G

From:William Dugdale
To:John Aubrey
Date:1 June 1678
Summary:Asking him to forward a message to Wood.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Aubrey 12, 98

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Nathaniel Johnston, Pontefract
Date:11 June 1678
Summary:Acknowledging receipt of Johnston's letter of 5 June, he suggests that the Duke of York and others have more pressing matters than Johnston's work on their pedigrees to concern them and that he is unlikely to be recompensed directly for his efforts.
Comment:
Reference:HMC 6th Report, Appendix, 453
Bodleian, MS Top Yorks c.36, 35

From:Benjamin Tooke
To:William Dugdale
Date:14 June 1678
Summary:Confirming the purchase of 4 books for the College of Arms library with a legacy from Thomas Lee, late Chester herald.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT2B/9

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Nathaniel Johnston, Pontefract
Date:20 June 1678
Summary:Responding to Johnston's letter of 17 June, he has not seen Lord Halifax and the Duke did not show much interest in Johnston's collections.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Top Yorks c.36, 34

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Robert Hooke
Date:25 June 1678
Summary:Concerning the catalogue of the Duke of Norfolk's books, which were being divided between the Royal Society and the College of Arms.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 420  Link to Internet Archive
Warwickshire Record Office, CR721/3

From:Edward Makepeace, Warwick
To:William Dugdale
Date:11 July 1678
Summary:Concerning the work on the Beauchamp chapel.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT17

From:William Bard, Warwick
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:9 September 1678
Summary:Concerning his work on the Beauchamp chapel.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT17

From:James Prescot, Warwick
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:20 September 1678
Summary:Reporting on the progress of work on the Beauchamp chapel.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT17

From:Thomas Gale
To:William Dugdale
Date:7 November 1678
Summary:Written on behalf of the Royal Society, agreeing to an arrangement concerning the transfer of certain books from the Duke of Norfolk's collection.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT2B/9

From:James Fish, Warwick
To:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
Date:12 December 1678
Summary:Reporting on the progress of work on the Beauchamp chapel.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT17