The history and traditions of a butler

Julius Smith

3m 13s


Lesson Details

From the Pharaohs of Egypt to the Victorian age right up to today, the butler was and is a prominent position. They’re known to run a very strict hierarchy and hold a position of managing the home and staff. In this lesson, Julius will explain the history behind the butler and where the term ‘butler’ comes from.

What you’ll learn

  • The history of a butler
  • What a butler is
  • How to become a butler

This lesson is aimed at new and aspiring butlers and service staff required to perform butler duties.


Julius Smith

Butler and house manager

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