[LMB] trenchers and such, was COC Chapter 24 - Reunion and Union

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 01:44:17 BST 2015


On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Elizabeth Stowe <estowe427 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Sylvia: I always* read in medieval times, the lady of the manor or senchal
> would
> give 'broken breads' and 'broken meat' to the poor.  And the meat drippings
> and gravy would soak into the hard bread, making it tastier.
>
> es: The words "lord" and "lady" come from the early anglo-saxon terms for
> "loaf giver" and "loaf baker."
> --
>

Oh, that's interesting!
Sylvia


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