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The trencher was a Tudor plate. The small dip on one side was to hold salt.

Poorer people often used 3 or 4 day old bread cut into slices as trenchers, while richer people sometimes used bread trenchers on top of the wooden ones.

14th Feb 2008

English, History

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Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Tudor food Elizabethan life spoon trencher bread plate salt wood wooden

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