[Sca-cooks] Hospitality references

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Fri Mar 7 17:47:54 PST 2008

Take a look at C.M. Woolgar; "The Great Household in Late Medieval England", 
"Food in Medieval England, Diet and Nutrition", and "Household Accounts from 
Medieval England."

Although I haven't read them, you might take a look at Gerald of Wales's The 
Journey Through Wales and The Description of Wales.


>I vote long day.? :-))? Mine too.? Whether a lark or not, her fellow 
>professors are asking her to do a presentation on "medieval hospitality".? 
>It started as what was american hospitality, southern hospitality, what 
>those differences were, and when they started.??She is not entirely sure 
>when it became her job to inform?the local?professors on what just was and 
>wasn't "hospitable".? She sent me a link on Irish hospitality 
>(http://ehr.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/long/120/489/1358) and asked 
>about Scottish and Welsh.? One of the local professors was extolling 
>alcoholic beverages as absolutely necessary.? Being a good sport, she is 
>undertaking the challenge.
> Aldyth

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