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===Drinks===
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Ale or wine, depending upon country and preference.
   
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===Taverns===
''taverns''
 
 
Taverns were open fronted establishments located on the ground floor of buildings (like shops), with benches, stools and a few trestle tables, and kegs of wine or ale tapped for customers.
 
Taverns were open fronted establishments located on the ground floor of buildings (like shops), with benches, stools and a few trestle tables, and kegs of wine or ale tapped for customers.
   
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===Gaming===
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====Dicing====
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Playing (gambling) dice games was a popular pasttime at taverns
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Playing (gambling) [[dice games]] was a popular pastime at taverns.
   
'''Wassail'''
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====Wassail====
A popular drinking game with the english, which probably gave them a reputation as either big drinkers or drunkards in foreign countries.
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A popular drinking custom/game with the [[English]], which probably gave them a reputation as either big drinkers or drunkards in foreign countries.
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''see also:''
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*[[12th_Century_Life|12th Century Life]]
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[[Category:12th century]]
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[[Category:alcohol]]

Latest revision as of 17:44, 19 May 2006

Drinks

Ale or wine, depending upon country and preference.

Taverns

Taverns were open fronted establishments located on the ground floor of buildings (like shops), with benches, stools and a few trestle tables, and kegs of wine or ale tapped for customers.

If a drinker could not pay for his drink, the barkeeper would take articles of clothing instead, like a pawnbroker.


Gaming

Dicing

Playing (gambling) dice games was a popular pastime at taverns.

Wassail

A popular drinking custom/game with the English, which probably gave them a reputation as either big drinkers or drunkards in foreign countries.


see also: