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French Visitors Attend An Aristocratic English Dinner

Attending an aristocratic English dinner during the Georgian era wasn’t all fun and games, especially if you were French. They would complain about the use of forks and the huge number of toasts. And I can’t say I blame about the latter! When French visitors attended aristocratic dinners they had difficulty with the table forks,

Dinner Etiquette

REQUISITES FOR THE DINING-TABLE Table-Linen, etc.–Table-cloths of white damask, double or single, as fine as the owner’s purse admits, are used for the dinner-table, with large square white napkins to correspond. The table should first be covered with a mat of double-faced cotton flannel wide enough to fall six inches below the edge of the