Classic Strawberry
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Knickerbocker Glory - Origins

There does not appear to be one clearly defined, proven origin for The Knickerbocker Glory but here are a few clues as to its possible origins ....

  • The name "Knickerbocker" is generally associated with the early days of New York.

  • New York (both state and city) were known for a long time as Nieuw Amsterdam, so named by Dutch settlers there in the 17th and 18th centuries. The term Knickerbocker was used to describe a descendant of the original Dutch settlers in the area who came from The Netherlands.

  • The term is believed to come from the fictional Diedrich Knickerbocker, who "wrote" Washington Irving's History of New York.

  • Knickerbockers is also a term used to describe old-fashioned knee-length britches (pants or trousers). Some golfers today still sport them as a tribute to the height of fashion from a bygone era.

    More reading for those interested in The Knickerbocker Glory ....
    Shelagh's Knickerbocker Glory
    and A Personal Viewpoint