Although to be very old objects, the yokes alone had arrived in the worldoccidental person during century XI, in Italy. Before them, the meals were made with spoons of wood, knives, or with the proper hands. Created for the Greeks, and adopted in century VII in the Bizantino Empire, the places setting brought to the Europe had delayed to make success. At the beginning, they were used only for the Italian nobility, being that, only in century XVI they had been popularized. The remain of the Europe more still delayed to use the yokes, that were seen as unnecessary objects, of affected use. In England, until the beginning of century XVII, effeminate utensils were cosiderados.