[Sca-cooks] A Sugar Dish Question
Diane & Micheal Reid
dmreid at hfx.eastlink.ca
Sun Nov 5 19:57:31 PST 2006
When was Lady Jane`s crown made? Or is that just another story ?
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From: "Terry Decker" <t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net>
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Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] A Sugar Dish Question
> Your "crown" is probably a 1/2 Louis d'Or, which, IIRC, is about the size
> a U.S. copper penny.
> I'm not sure how thick a mid-17th-century half-Crown is, and I'm also
> curious as to what La Varenne was actually referring to, because it
> could be an assumption of the translator or some specific knowledge
> that La Varenne's equivalent coin or measurement would be the same...
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