[Sca-cooks] Queens Tea

Terri Morgan online2much at cox.net
Thu Jan 31 01:54:42 PST 2013

> I don't know that the collatio was specifically Lenten; 
> Benedict (6th century) established the reading as a
> regular thing in the Benedictine rule and the association
> with a light refreshment is said to have followed.
> <snip> 
> One thing's for sure: it's as medieval as medieval can be.
> And I for one think "The Queen's Collatio" has a lovely ring to it.
> Jim  Chevallier

I agree. I bet we could get a movement going in our kingdom to call it a
"Queen's Collatio"... it sounds very nice.


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