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    Cool Linen cellar

    In a medieval castle, what's a linen cellar?

    Maybe the room where to weave?

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    Re: Linen cellar

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    In a medieval castle, what's a linen cellar?

    Maybe the room where to weave?

    Thank You
    It would have been a place to store bed and table linen.


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    Re: Linen cellar

    However, I suspect that even mediaeval housekeepers would have preferred to keep their linen in cupboards or chests in an well-ventilated room, not in a cellar which would be underground and probably damp.

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    Cool Re: Linen cellar

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    However, I suspect that even mediaeval housekeepers would have preferred to keep their linen in cupboards or chests in an well-ventilated room, not in a cellar which would be underground and probably damp.
    So, what may a linen cellar be?


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    Re: Linen cellar

    As bhai suggests, a place in which to keep linen. But if this is part of your games-based story, it is an additional indication that the person writing it has no real knowledge of mediaeval life or language.

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