1690 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Randle Holme

Anthony Wood, Athenae Oxonienses (1690-91; 1721) ed. Bliss (1815) 5:ii 23.



Further also to vindicate the just rights of his said office, he [William Dugdale] commenced a sute at the common law against one Randal Holme a painter of the city of Chester, who had boldly invaded the office of him the said Norroy, by preparing atchievments for the funeral of sir Ralph Aston of Middleton in the county of Lancaster, knt. and giving directions for a formal proceeding at the solemnity thereof: whereupon he had a verdict against him the said Holme, at the general assizes held at Stafford, in March an. 1667, and recovered good damages with costs of suit.