Trivia of the Day – September 6

Who is credited with making the tea-drinking custom popular in England?

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  1. Queen Victoria
  2. Catharine of Braganza
  3. The Duchess of Bedford
  4. Queen Elizabeth I
  5. British East India Company

 

 

 

 

Answer: 2

Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese Infanta, was married to Charles II.  Tea was already popular in the Portuguese court.  She made tea-drinking popular as it was her prefered drink.

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