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A cordial made from wine and flavored with spices, formerly used as a medicine.
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After pausing to watch mermaids swim in the fountain --which gushed with wine, water and hypocras
during the entry--and observe actors dressed as "homines sauvages" ("wild men") at play in a mock village, Henry was led along to the Trinity, where he saw a still performance of the nativity of Jesus.
The King's favourite wines appear to have been 'Canaree' and 'Hypocras
', which he both drank himself and gave away to friends.
Sample tasty sweetmeats like prune suckets (prunes soaked in red wine and spices) and gingered bread and marzipan prepared by cooks in the working Tudor kitchen accompanied by a drop of warm hypocras