… [continues from previous entry] and, on the 2d of August, to Portsmouth, and thence, having surveyed the fortifications (a great rarity in that blessed halcyon time in England), we passed into the Isle of Wight, to the house of my Lady Richards, in a place called Yaverland1 but were turned the following day to Chichester, where, having viewed the city and fair cathedral, we returned home.


  1. Yaverland: A village on Sandown Bay. (Footnote by Austin Dobson)