From History of Canterbury Cathedral Library
Sir William Dugdale (1605–1686) was an English antiquary and herald.
He gave a copy of his History of imbanking (1662) and his Origines Juridiciales (1666) to William Somner.
- Shelfmark W/G-7-18
- Sir William Dugdale. History of imbanking and drayning of divers fenns and marshes, ... By William Dugdale ... 1662.
- Inscription on title page: Guil. Somneri, ex dono benigniss. Authoris.
- Shelfmark W/H-5-21
- Sir William Dugdale. Origines juridiciales, or, Historical memorials of the English laws, courts of justice, forms of tryall, punishment in cases criminal, law writers, law books, grants and settlements of estates, degree of serjeant, Innes of Court and Chancery : also a chronologie of the lord chancelors and keepers of the great Seal, lord treasurers, justices itinerant, justices of the Kings Bench and Common Pleas, barons of the Exchequer, Masters of the Rolls, Kings attorneys and sollicitors, & serjeants at law. 1666.
- Inscription on title page: Guilielmi Somneri; ex dono dignissimi Authoris.