Henry VIII,the Reign
The Royal Progress 1535
Return to Southampton, Hampshire
5 Oct 1535
A certain Richard Towris writing from Portsmouth on 28 September to Lord Lisle had apparently heard the plans for the route the for the next few days.
‘The French ambassadors are yet at the Court. This day se'nnight the King will be at the Harry Grace Dieu, at night at the castle of Porchester, thence to Hampton, so to Salisbury and Claryngton [Clarendon]. And as no (now), ther is commandment that the see shall have is course to Wynchester, and that the myllys shalbe stoppyd along uppon the ryver; for I harde Mayster Secretary speke in the premyssez to Thomas Fyscher of Woodnyll, commanding him nat to speke against the said water course.’ (LP Vol IX no 467)
There was however another route