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The History of Afternoon Tea

The History of Afternoon Tea

This week, we are giving it up for Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford. The name doesn’t ring a bell? Shame on you, for without this woman and her mighty hunger pangs, we would not be enjoying afternoon tea today. The history is brief: one afternoon, Anna was feeling peckish and had the brilliant idea of asking for a combo of some sarnies and a cake to be brought to her room. And so the Afternoon Tea was born. Not quite a Eureka moment but we’ll give her some credit anyway. Today, most will have their Afternoon Tea in the...

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