from Microsoft Bookshelf 1996-97 edition

Food and Drink, 732

 
Pope Gregory II orders the Benedictine missionary Wynfrith Boniface, archbishop of Hesse , to forbid consumption of horseflesh by his Christian converts in order that they may be seen to differ from the surrounding Vandals, who eat horsemeat as part of their pagan rites. [1]


[1]The People's Chronology is licensed from Henry Holt and Company, Inc. Copyright 1995, 1996 by James Trager. All rights reserved.