[Sca-cooks] Manchet Size/Weight

Katheline van Weye kat_weye at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 15 13:54:18 PDT 2008

I know that in Elizabethan times, the manchet size was described as "...everie loaf weigheth 8 ounces, into the oven, and 6 ounces out."

Does anyone know if the ounces mentioned in Elizabethan times is the same weight that we use today when we say the words "weighs 8 ounces"?

In Service,


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