dressed as the poultry girl

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Most working women wear long aprons to cover their kirtles and protect them from dirt.  Aprons are easy to wash, kirtles are not.  Cess’s is dark grey as her work is very dirty.  The kitchen staff at Montacute also wear grey aprons although those who work in the house wear off-white ones. 


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Heiress of the Earl of Montacute