The Origins of Tea Drinking in Britain

Posted by admin on Oct 18, 2011

On September 25, 1660, the great chronicler, Sarnuel Pepys, made the following entry in his diary: ‘And afterwards did send for a Cupp of Tee (a China drink) of which I had never drank before’.

Pepys could not have foreseen then the extent to which this new drink would become a part of British life in the years ahead.

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