The First Sandwich in History

A brief history of the sandwich

Photo by Macau Photo Agency on Unsplash

The year is 1762, and John Montagu is the 4th Earl of a coastal town named Sandwich.

Montagu, being a bit of a lad, had a habit of gambling for long hours nonstop. One incredibly long session forced Montagu to have supper at the gambling table instead of the dining hall, so he asked his chef to serve him meat between two slices of…

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