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1679

15 letters

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:7 January 1679
Summary:Concerning a meeting with Robert Plot, corrections Wood may have for the Baronage and Sheldon being mentioned in connection with the Popish Plot.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 108

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:24 January 1679
Summary:Sends thanks for Wood’s corrections for the Baronage, contained in letter of 14 January. Regrets Sheldon's difficulties and describes his own previous knowledge of Stephen Dugdale.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 111

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Thomas Blount, Orlton, near Ludlow
Date:15 February 1679
Summary:Concerning the Middle Temple fire and the Warwickshire elections.
Comment:
Reference:Hamper, 420-2  Link to Internet Archive

From:William White
To:William Dugdale
Date:March-April 1679
Summary:Reporting proceedings in parliament and with some items of family concerns.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT9/14-16

From:John Durell, Windsor
To:William Dugdale
Date:12 May 1679
Summary:Concerning setting up of two brass plates on the stalls of Prince Rupert and Prince Edward, which Prince Rupert is to deliver to Durell. He thinks Dugdale may think that the setting up should be done by him.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT2B/3/25

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:13 May 1679
Summary:Concerning Ashmole's losses in the Middle Temple fire and other matters, including his recent communication with Blount, who is afflicted by the troubles over the Popish Plot.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 113

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Anthony Wood
Date:23 May 1679
Summary:Returning Wood's papers to him and expressing a wish to see him. He has heard Sheldon is in town, but has not seen him.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 116

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:12 June 1679
Summary:Responding to Wood's letter of 3 June, with news of Sheldon's release and the insurrection in Scotland.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 117

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:1 July 1679
Summary:He has received Wood's letter of 26 June with corrections for the Baronage. He reports seeing Blount but not Sheldon and hopes to see Wood in August.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 118

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Long Compton, Warws.
Date:9 July 1679
Summary:He has received Wood’s letter of 4 July and delivered the enclosed papers to Burnet, who visited him the day before. He believes many view Wood as 'popishly affected'.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 121

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Christopher Hatton, 2nd lord Hatton, Kirby, Northants.
Date:21 October 1679
Summary:Re. arms of Grey & Longvile and about some religious works collected by his father, which he fears may have been lent to Dr Taylor and be in Ireland.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT3G

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:18 November 1679
Summary:Responding to Wood's letter of 16 November, which had asked for an account of his life.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 120

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:25 November 1679
Summary:Concerning corrections for the Baronage and his account of his life, with answers to the queries in a letter from Wood.
Comment:Hamper omits the second sentence of the letter, referring to the Life. Marginal note describes Lady Houghton as the daughter of Sir Roger Aston, a Scot who was barber & then Master of the Robes to James I.
Reference:Hamper, 422-3  Link to Internet Archive
Bodleian, MS Ballard 14, 5

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:9 December 1679
Summary:Acknowledges receipt of notes from Wood & tells him about the Hills of Curdworth.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 123

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood
Date:16 December 1679
Summary:Tells Wood prorogation of parliament will allow him to return to Warwickshire earlier than expected. Provides more information about William Hill and announces the death of Sir Edward Bysshe.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 125