Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
An interesting history of British cheesemakinghttp://www.cheeseboard.co.uk/new/cheese/storyof...
Cheese and the Royal Navy:
Suffolk Cheese(three Google hits)
Suffolk cheese sounds better than the mousetrap cheese [even the poor mice refused to nibble]that was available during WWII.
Warrington adds the following: " This prejudice extended to the days of Pope, whose country mouse entertained his courtly guest with:'Cheese such as men in Suffolk make, But wished it Stilton for his sake' (Imitations of Horace, Bk ii, Sat 6)See also Shadwell's 'Worls' vol. iv, p.350.
Dutch cheeses : Still life with cheese Floris Van Dijck 1615 20 apples ,fruit and two wheels of cheese .http://www.vincent.nl/?/gallery/oilreproduction...
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