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ale or wine depending upon country
   
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===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===
'''dicing'''
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Playing (gambling) dice games was a popular pasttime at taverns
 
Playing (gambling) dice games was a popular pasttime 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.
 
A popular drinking game with the english, which probably gave them a reputation as either big drinkers or drunkards in foreign countries.

Revision as of 13:34, 5 January 2004

drinks

ale or wine depending upon country

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 pasttime at taverns

Wassail

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