Medieval Food: Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Chanukah!

Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah and tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the U.S. – two tremendous feast days. I thought it might be interesting, given the occasion, to look briefly at medieval food and Game of Thrones. George RR Martin has acknowledged that he “loosely” based Game of Thrones on England in the 1400s and limits GoT food to what was available during that period. Martin describes food so much throughout the Song of Ice and Fire series that…

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How much do you know about the Wars of the Roses?

I just added a poll to the sidebar asking how much you know about the Wars of the Roses. If you could take a second to answer it, I’d really appreciate it! I never know how much to explain or what to explain when I write posts. My assumption is that most people reading this blog aren’t familiar with the Wars of the Roses, so I tend to explain the background on that basis. But, I don’t bore you, so…

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Who is your favorite character?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool. Please note: I wanted to make SurveyMonkey display the results when you voted, but survey monkey isn’t cooperating so please bear with me. I’m hoping to have the actual results appear on this post in proper poll fashion tomorrow. Sorry about this everyone!

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