Show Summary Details

Page of
<p>Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see <a href="" target="_blank">Privacy Policy</a> and <a href="/page/legal-notice" target="_blank">Legal Notice</a>).</span></p><p>date: 25 June 2019</p>

Cat, Christopherlocked

(fl. 1688)
  • Sylvia Brown


Cat, Christopher (fl. 1688), pastry cook, became famous for his mutton pies, which were named Kit-cats after him, but little else is known about his life. He is said to have kept a pie shop near Temple Bar; this may have been, or been near, the ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Historical Manuscripts Commission
Oxford Historical Society