- A meeting between Henry and his nephew, James V of Scotland, which was due to take place in September in York but which never actually took place.
- The affirming of the King’s authority over the North, following the uprisings of the Pilgrimage of Grace.
The couple had set off on their progress on 30th June, visiting places such as Enfield, St Albans, Dunstable, Ampthill, Hatfield, Gainsborough, Lincoln, Pontefract, Cawood, Wressle, Leconfield and Hull en route to York. It was, of course, on this journey that Catherine had secret assignations with one of Henry VIII’s gentlemen of the privy chamber, Thomas Culpeper.
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