• 15th cen. Boar's Head, Medieval manuscripts digitalized and Medieval foodways virtual talks

    3 monthes ago - By Researching Food History

    The Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries digitalized all 160,000 pages from Medieval works held by member libraries. HERE Below are a several Medieval and Renaissance virtual talks, many are taped. But first, a fifteenth century Carol about the boar's head at a Christmas feast.
    The following carol described the festive meal, beginning with the entrance of the Boar's Head encircled with garlands for the “first mess.” The second course had many birds, venison, furmity, wines, ale and sweets.
    Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!
    The boar's head is armed gay.
    The boar's head in hand I...
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