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The History of Tea

The History of Tea

From Catherine of Braganaza to the two world wars, tea has been a British necessity!

From dangerous smuggling dens to gentile tea houses  - discover the Georgian origins of tea and see how and why it became the nation's favourite brew. 

This video has been created by History's Maid for this year's Heritage Open Days which has the theme of 'Edible England' 

Last updated on 30 March 2023