Visit of Henry I and his queen, Adela of Louvain.

First evidence of a royal visit apart from the production of writs.

Adela second wife of Henry I

…47s.5 1/2d. expended in the carriage of wine, corn, the king’s and queen’s robe from Woodstock to Clarendon: and for the allowance of Roger de Causton and for conducting him to [Woodstock] Park, and from Oxford to Winchester.

The king’s wine and cheeses were forwarded from Southampton in the same year.

Cheese and wine from Southampton


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