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dc.contributor.authorWhibbs, Ryan-
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-01T15:28:50Z-
dc.date.available2016-11-01T15:28:50Z-
dc.date.issued2016-10-21-
dc.identifier.citationPresented at 'On the Peripheries of the Reformation: An Interdisciplinary and International Conference', October 21-22, 2016en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10299/369-
dc.descriptionConference slide presentation in .ppt format and text in .doc formaten
dc.description.abstractWe often think of the early English Reformation (c.1530-1650) as a time when fish consumption in England declined, due to Reformers’ scepticism of regularized fasting and other good works. Evidence gathered from household diet accounts paints a somewhat different story, especially when examined over the longue durée. A selection of diet accounts from four medieval English households, and five post-Reformation English noble households, reveals a somewhat different story regarding habits and approaches to fasting between the pre- and post-Reformation periods. During the medieval period, abstinence from meat, a general decrease in the luxuriant nature of food, and small varieties of ingredients marked the daily fast-day entries in the accounts. The post-Reformation accounts (1530-1660) reveal continuation of fasting after the Reformation – though significantly different in nature – and a great increase in the variety of fish served at typical fast meals. Additionally, evidence exists supporting both continuing proclamations to enforce regular fasting during the reigns of Elizabeth I, James I, and Charles II, including records of incarceration for offenders under Charles II.en
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dc.subjectculinary artsen
dc.subjectenglish reformationen
dc.subjectfastingen
dc.titleFish, Fridays and Fasts: Great Household Fasting Habits During the Early English Reformationen
dc.typePresentationen
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