[Sca-cooks] Sca-cooks Digest, Vol 6, Issue 81
edoard at medievalcookery.com
Mon Oct 30 17:21:52 PST 2006
On Oct 30, 2006, at 2:44 PM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:
> At 11:32 AM 10/30/2006, you wrote:
>> was it Richard II about whom it was said his
>> standard offering was better to be strained through the teeth than
>> tasted in the mouth?
> That was Henry II's court, and I'm pretty sure it was Gerald of
> Wales (who
> was no fan of Henry) who made the remark.
I think the remark you mean is in one of my sig files (see below).
The attribution is as I first found it and (like much on the
internet) may be wrong. I'll have to do some digging now to find
"English wine is more fit to be sieved rather than drunk."
- Peter of Blois, 12th c.
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