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Strawberries & Cream and King Henry VIII

12 Mar

A little dessert history…

Where:
The strawberries and cream combination was first served in the court of King Henry VIII of England.

When:
1500s

Created By:
Thomas Wolsey is given the credit for the delicious pairing. The actual chef is unknown.

King of England:
Henry VIII was King of England from 1509 to 1547

The Six Wives of Henry VIII Are:
Catherine of Aragon
Anne Boleyn
Jane Seymour
Anne of Cleves
Catherine Howard
Catherine Parr

Sources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strawberry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_VIII_of_England

 

Lynn 🙂
https://lynnshistoryblog.wordpress.com

 

 

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