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George I, King of Great Britain, 1660–1727

The establishment of the yearly charge of our dyett, with incidents for housekeeping : also wages & boardwages to the officers & servants of our house, chamber, chappells, & stables, with provisions for horses : also allowances, stipends, and pentions to old & supernumerary servants and widows, to commence the first day of October, 1714.

Additional Title(s):

Civil list establishments &c.

England, 1714-1716.
Physical Description:
1 volume (159, [1] pages) ; 47 x 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2015 42
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Archives & Manuscripts
Includes a detailed table of contents at front.
Feeding desire: design and the tools of the table, 1500-2005, pages 55-56
Cover title: Civil list establishments &c.
Written in pen and black ink throughout; on ledgers ruled in red.
Bound in 18th century parchment.
Manuscript account book.
Includes list of household servants, St. James's Palace, with their wages and pensions.
Subject Terms:
Cooking, English.
Dinners and dining -- Great Britain.
Food -- Great Britain.
George I, King of Great Britain, 1660-1727.
Great Britain -- Court and courtiers.
Great Britain -- Officials and employees.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Horses -- Great Britain.
Household employees -- Great Britain.
Kings and rulers -- Great Britain
Nobility -- Great Britain.
Pensions -- Great Britain.
Royal households -- Great Britain -- Accounting.
Royal households -- Great Britain -- Employees.
Stables -- Great Britain.
Account books.

  • The number of dyetts and dishes to be daily served to his majesty's table and to his servants
  • A declaration of His Maj. own dyetts of twelve dishes at dinner and ten dishes at supper
  • A declaration of a dyett for the gentlemen waiters
  • A declaration of the chaplains dyetts
  • A declaration of bread, beer, ale, mead, cyder, &c. to be allow'd to the several dyetts and to all the offices and undermention'd
  • A declaration of wine of all sorts to be allow'd to the deveral dyetts &c.
  • Firing to be allow'd in the four mild months of April, May, September & October
  • Firing to be allow'd in the three summer months of June, July, and August
  • Wax lights and candles, to be allow'd in the winter nights from the 1. of November to the first of April during the Maj. residence of St. James's
  • A proportion of venison to be serv'd yearly into the larder, for His Majesties expence and for his household
  • Incidents to be allow'd in such proportions as the offices of the Greencloth shall find necessary for His Maj. Service, not exceeding the sums thereafter mentioned
  • Wages and boardwages to His Maj. household officers and servants, that are continued and imploy'd in His Maj. Service
  • Wages and boardwages by way of allowance to such household servants of King Charles the 2d., King James the 2d., and Queen Mary, and were not imploy'd by Her late Maj. Queen Anne, to commence 1st August 1714
  • Pensions granted by King Charles the 2d. King James the Second, King William, and the late Queen, to old servants, their widows, children &c. to comence 1st August 1714.

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