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    Was browsing the wikipedia last night and found this

    "Mead was a popular drink among the Polish szlachta. During the Crusades Polish prince Leszek the White explained to the pope that Polish knights couldn't participate in the crusades because there is no mead in Palestine."

    sounds like a valid reason to me


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    Quote Originally Posted by DigitalDruid
    Was browsing the wikipedia last night and found this

    "Mead was a popular drink among the Polish szlachta. During the Crusades Polish prince Leszek the White explained to the pope that Polish knights couldn't participate in the crusades because there is no mead in Palestine."
    Interesting stuff! Where abouts in the wikipedia did you find this?


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    Found it here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mead

    wish i could find more on it, but the page is a lil sparse. Time to start searching i guess


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