RepositoryRoyal Archives
ReferenceMRH/MRHF/MENUS/MAIN/MIXED/18
CollectionGeorgian Menu Books
TitleMenu book for William IV, the Queen consort and their Household, principally at Windsor Castle.
Date16 September 1833 - 16 April 1835
DescriptionMenu book for dinners and luncheons for William IV and Queen Adelaide, principally at Windsor Castle, occasionally at Kew, Bushy House [London], Sandhurst, Virginia Water, Ascot, London, Egham [Windsor Great Park, Race course], St James's. Most of the dinners also include other members of the royal family (Prince George [Augustus Frederick FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster], Lady Sydney [Sophia FitzClarence], Lady Falkland [Amelia FitzClarence], Lady Erroll [Elizabeth], Duchess of Gloucester [Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh.
Also includes dinners and lunches for Prince George [Augustus Frederick FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster] and Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom.

A list of the people attending dinner is often provided.
Menu book provides details of dinners served to members of the King and Queen's Household.

There are accounts of meat and fish consumed; game received and its provenance.

Chronological gap between f. 25v (25 October 1833) and 28v (1 March 1834).

Marked 'Ledger 1833 Windsor'.

To assist with the download speed of the image, this volume has been split into two separate PDFs: the first covers 16 September 1833 - 30 June 1834 and the second 1 July 1834 - 16 April 1835.
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MRH_MRHF_MENUS_MAIN_MIXED_18_P001-108.pdf

MRH_MRHF_MENUS_MAIN_MIXED_18_P109-227.pdf

Extent1 volume (227 folios)
Physical DescriptionVellum binding
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