life of Sir Richard Whittington knight, and four times Lord Mayor of London, in the reigns of Edward III. Richard II and Henry V. compiled from authentic documents; and containing many important particulars respecting that illustrious man, never before published

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Dick Whittington and His Cat is the English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c. –), wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of London. The legend describes his rise from poverty-stricken childhood with the fortune he made through the sale of his cat to a rat-infested country.

Richard Whittington owed more to sheep than a ravening cat. Fact and fiction merge in Whittington’s private life. Alice Fitzwaryn, daughter of Sir Ivo Fitzwaryn, was of landowning stock like Whittington’s own.

Although their marriage was childless, it appears to have been happy. In the first in an occasional series on famous Londoners, we take a look at who Dick Whittington really was. While he’s remembered by many today as a poor boy who made a fortune by cleverly trading his mice-catching cat, Richard Whittington was in fact born into a noble Gloucestershire family around and, after coming to London, rose in power and influence to become a four time Mayor of.

⁠ Sir Richard Whittington constantly fed great numbers of the poor; he built a church and college to it, with a yearly allowance to poor scholars, and near it erected an hospital. ⁠ The effigy of Sir Richard Whittington was to be seen, with his cat in his arms, carved in stone, over the archway of the late prison of Newgate, that went.

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Richard Whittington (c. –) was a medieval merchant and politician, and the real-life inspiration for the pantomime character Dick Whittington.

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The historical Richard Whittington () was the youngest son of Sir William Whittington, a wealthy Gloucestershire Squire.

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Social. Mail. The City of London Corporation has shed new light on a investment fund to which Dick Whittington, the 14th century lord mayor of London, contributed, revealing it holds £bn in assets.

Sir Richard Whittington: Lord Mayor of London by Sir Walter Besant, James Rice. Facsimile Publisher, Softcover. New/New. {Size: x cms} Lang: English, Pages It is the reprint edition of the original edition which was published long back The book is printed in black on high quality paper with Matt Laminated colored dust cover.

The Excellent and Renowned History of the Famous Sir Richard Whittington [microform]: Three Times Lord-Mayor of the Honourable City of London. Giving an Account of All the Remarkable and Noted Passages of His Life. This May Be Printed, R.P. Richard Whittington (c. –) was a medieval merchant and a politician.

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Faithfully extracted from ancient records by A. Lemoine .The real Whittington, and the folkloric one, were both Lord Mayor of London in the 15th century — but it’s unknown if Sir Richard actually had a cat, or if its mousing abilities earned him.Richard Whittington, Mayor of London, described himself as son of William and Joan.

This enables him to be identified as the third son of Sir William Whittington of Pauntley in Gloucestershire, a knight of good family, who married after Joan, daughter of William Mansel, and widow of Politician.

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