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1681

15 letters

From:Dr Gilbert Burnet
To:William Dugdale
Date:[1681]
Summary:Responding to the comments Dugdale had made on his book.
Comment:Enclosure - Dugdale's queries & Burnet's answers re. Hist. of Reformation, part 1.
Reference:Hamper, 424  Link to Internet Archive
Merevale, HT4/6/42

From:Sir Thomas Herbert, York
To:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
Date:1 January 1681
Summary:Responding to Dugdale's letters of 20 November and 8 December, concerning an account of his life and the period of Charles I's captivity.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Ballard 14, 15-16

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood
Date:6 January 1681
Summary:Responding to Wood's letter of 2 January, which had acknowledged the receipt of Dugdale's volume of notes on bishops.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 136

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood
Date:13 January 1681
Summary:Sending Sir Thomas Herbert’s replies to Wood’s questions. Lists books Herbert had given to the York cathedral library. Letter includes details of Charles I’s burial from Herbert.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 137

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:25 January 1681
Summary:Responding to Wood's letter of 18 January, asks for his help with arranging lodgings for the opening of parliament in Oxford in March and assures Wood he has sent him all his material on the bishops, apart from the monuments and epitaphs which he will bring in March.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 140

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood
Date:31 January 1681
Summary:Dugdale has received Wood’s letter of Sunday night, but without Sir Thomas Herbert’s enclosed as indicated. He asks for further help with accommodation.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 142

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood
Date:5 February 1681
Summary:Further arrangements for the heralds' accommodation during the opening of parliament.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 143

From:William Dugdale, Heralds' Office
To:Anthony Wood
Date:14 May 1681
Summary:Thanks Wood for his attentions in Oxford and telling him he is sending his annotated copy of Godwin's catalogue of bishops via Moses Pitts, the printer. Asks for any material Wood may have to be added to a second edition of the Short View.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 144

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood
Date:28 June 1681
Summary:Various matters, including his account of his life, the return of his copy of Godwyn and asking him to check the accuracy of the coats of arms in his book, which Moses Pitt is printing.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 145

From:Lady Elizabeth Ferrers
To:William Dugdale
Date:24 August 1681
Summary:Concerning the monument to her husband and father-in-law to be erected at Tamworth.
Comment:
Reference:Merevale, HT16

From:William Dugdale, Blyth Hall
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:15 September 1681
Summary:Asks Wood to proofread the sheets of the Ancient Usage as Pitts prints it.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 147

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood
Date:8 November 1681
Summary:From Wood’s letter of 6 November Dugdalegathers that he papers he sent have arrived. safely. Having received Wood's comments on his book, he will now check it himself. Gives brief details about Dr Hausted and John Rushworth.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 148

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Anthony Wood, Oxford
Date:19 November 1681
Summary:He’s taken his time to reply to Wood’s letter of the 12 November, because he only went to Westminster yesterday to discover which bodies were removed from the church to the churchyard at the Restoration. Sends more information about Dr Hausted and complains about Pitts work on his book.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 149

From:William Dugdale
To:Anthony Wood
Date:[November 1681]
Summary:Sending details of the bodies at Westminster moved at the Restoration.
Comment:
Reference:Bodleian, MS Wood F 41, 153

From:William Dugdale, London
To:Francis Percie, Cambridge
Date:23 November 1681
Summary:Thanks him for a gift of fowl, but explains that now is not a good time to approach the Percys about his claim to kinship.
Comment:Francis Percy claimed descent from the Earls of Northumberland via Thomas Percy of the Gunpowder Plot.
Reference:T.C. Banks, The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England (1837), Appendix to Vol. II, Appendix to Vol. II, 29-30