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The history of Sir Richard Whittington, thrice Lord Mayor of London

The history of Sir Richard Whittington, thrice Lord Mayor of London

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Published by Printed and sold in Aldermary Church Yard, Bow Lane, London in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 802, no. 22.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17009508M

Richard Whittington was a real person, the son of a knight and himself a rich merchant in London. He served three terms as Lord Mayor of London: , , and He died in Long ago there lived a poor boy called Dick Whittington. He had no mother and no father, and often nothing to eat. Sir Richard Whittington, thrice lord mayor of London, flourished in the reign of Henry V.; was a great benefactor to St Bartholomew's and Christ's hospitals; endowed certain almshouses near Sion College, now removed to the vicinity of Highgate; and at an entertainment to the king in the Guildhall is said to have cancelled a debt of the Crown to.


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: The history of Sir Richard Whittington, thrice Lord Mayor of London. (): See Notes Multiple Contributors: Books. The following October the Londoners prudently elected Richard as Mayor, and did so again in and Thus Whittington was indeed ‘thrice Lord Mayor of London’, and this was extremely rare by this time.

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(): See Notes Multiple Contributors: Books. CHAPTER XXXIV. THE LORD MAYORS OF LONDON. The First Mayor of London—Portrait of him—Presentation to the King—An Outspoken Mayor—Sir N. Farindon—Sir William Walworth—Origin of the prefix "Lord"—Sir Richard Whittington and his Liberality—Institutions founded by him—Sir Simon Eyre and his Table—A Musical Lord Mayor—Henry VIII.

and. The Lord Mayor of London is the City's mayor and the leader of the City of London the City of London, the Lord Mayor is accorded precedence over all individuals except the sovereign and retains various traditional powers, rights and privileges, including the title and style The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of London.

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Dick Whittington, byname of Richard Whittington, (died MarchLondon, Eng.), English merchant and lord mayor of London who became a well-known figure in legend and traditional pantomime. Supposed portrait of Dick Whittington and his cat, engraving by Renold (Renier) Elstracke, early 17th century.

The History of Sir Richard Whittington, thrice Lord Mayor of London. Durham: Printed and sold by I. Lane. This is the earliest version of the common chap-book tale in the British Museum. It is divided into chapters, and the headings of these chapters are given at p. xxx. of the present preface.

All the other chap-books that I have seen. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup. web; Sir Richard Whittington: Lord Mayor of London Item Preview Sir Richard Whittington: Lord Mayor of London by Sir Walter Besant, James Rice.

Publication. The History of Sir Richard Whittington. by T. Introduction. The popular story of Whittington and his Cat is one in which a version of a wide-spread folk-tale has been grafted upon the history of the life of an historical character, and in the later versions the historical incidents have been more and more eliminated.

The famous and remarkable history of Sir Richard Whittington: three times Lord Mayor of London, who lived in the time of King Henry the Fifth, in the year,with all the remarkable passages and things of note which happened in his time: with his life and death / by: Heywood, Thomas, d.

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(Paperback. $ $ Free shipping Sir. $ Free shipping. The Adventures of Sir Richard Seller Rating: % positive. List of all mayors and lord mayors of London (leaders of the City of London Corporation, and first citizens of the City of London, from medieval times).Untilthe title held was Mayor of dates are those of election to office (Michaelmas Day on 29 September, excepting those years when it fell on the Sabbath) and office is not actually entered until the second.

The first recorded Mayor of London was Henry Fitz-Ailwyn in Through history, though many have considered it an honour to become Lord Mayor or take other civic office as Alderman or Sheriff, others fought to avoid it because of the expense of these unpaid positions: and many preferred to pay fines rather than take office.

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Pages: Chapters: Lord Mayor of London, Richard Whittington, Thomas Gresham, John Wilkes, List of Lord Mayors of London, John Boydell, Richard Levett, Christopher Packe, John Gresham, Brook Watson, Hugh Wontner.

Richard or 'Dick' Whittington was born during the s. He was the younger son of Sir William Whittington, Lord of the Manor of Pauntley in Gloucestershire. Sir. For thou in time shall grow Lord Maior of London." In T. H.'s History (see p. 11) we have— "Turn again, Whittington, Lord Mayor of London." In the later chap-book version this is altered into— "Turn again, Whittington, Lord Mayor of great London." It will be seen that the special reference to the fact that Whittington was three times Lord Mayor is not to be found in either the ballads or.

Born in the os, Richard Whittington was a poor boy who became a wealthy merchant and three-time Lord Mayor of ing to legend, he made his fortune thanks to the extraordinary ratting. The History of Sir Richard Whittington by Henry Benjamin Wheatley.

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Download a free audio book for yourself today. Richard Whittington (c–) was born in Pauntley, Gloucestershire, the son of a minor landowner. He was apprenticed to a London mercer (a dealer in textile fabrics) before starting his own career trading in cloth and goods, and was supplying the royal family and prominent nobles by the late : Rob Attar.

Except of course, that Sir Richard Whittington really was the Mayor of London – not once, twice or even thrice but four times okay three and a half if you’re being picky about it.

He first became mayor in having been asked by Richard II to fill in for a defunct mayor (hence the half prior to the election), and   Sir Richard, born inwas knighted by Queen Elizabeth I in He was Lord Mayor of London He was sheriff of London in He died in Essex in His funeral had a great ceremony, denoting his business, political and family connections.

Our ancestor is Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Richard, who married Richard Wyche of London Parents: Gilbert Saltonstall.

Lord Mayor of London. Either this guy is the most gullible person in the universe or he's just afraid of crossing Richard. Either way, when Richard tells him that Hastings had to be killed because he confessed to being a traitor, the lord mayor says he totally believes him.

Richard Whittington was elected Lord Mayor for the first time on October 13 During his three appointments as Lord Mayor, he bought back bits of London that had been confiscated by Richard II. WHITTINGTON, RICHARD (d. ), mayor of London, was son of Sir William Whittington and his wife Joan (Monasticon, vi.

Sir Robert Atkyns, the historian of Gloucestershire, in affiliated Whittington to the family which acquired the manors of Pauntley, near Newent, in that county, and Sollers Hope in Herefordshire, by marriage with the.

The History of Whittington Fairy tale by Andrew Lang - Blue fairy book. "Turn again, Whittington, Thrice Lord Mayor of London." "Lord Mayor of London!" said he to himself, "what would not one endure to be Lord Mayor of London, and ride in such a fine coach.

Sir Richard many years before his death constantly fed a great number of poor. But as the third son of local landowner Sir William Whittington, it was unlikely that he could expect any inheritance, so he left for London to seek his fortune in about Early career.

Richard Martyn's birth is estimated at c. on the basis of his age given as 28 in a portrait medallion by Steven van Herwijk dated He was elected a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, one of the Livery Companies or craft guilds of the City of London, in He was elected alderman for the wards of Farringdon Within – and Children: John Martin.

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Today there is a monument to his cat near the Whittington Stone pub at the foot of Highgate Hill where Dick sat down and heard the famous Bow Bells of East London ring out: Turn Again Whittington.

Thrice Lord Mayor of London. The real Dick Whittington was Lord Mayor of London inandand was a successful textile merchant. John Dobbs was the grandson of Sir Richard Dobbs, Lord Mayor of London in and a founder of Christ's Hospital London.

A title would never appear in the Dobbs lineage again.) The Dalway lands were a grant from King James I. Dalway granted a freehold lease to his son-in-law John Dobbs and his bride, Margaret.

Two new books on the city’s history, London: A Social and Cultural History, and Johnson’s Life of London—by the city’s current mayor, Boris. He was sheriff of the city, and thrice lord mayor; and King Henry V. made him a knight.

He built the famous prison of Newgate in London. On the archway in front of the prison was a figure, cut in stone, of Sir Richard Whittington and his cat; and for three hundred years this figure was shown to all who visited London.

The Lord Mayor of London is the City of London's mayor and leader of the City of London the City, the Lord Mayor is accorded precedence over all individuals except the sovereign and retains various traditional powers, rights and privileges, including the title and style The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of London.

This office differs from the much more. Richard Whittington was a real person, born in the s. He was the son of a knight and himself a rich textile merchant in London who served three terms as Lord Mayor of London:, and Whittington died in London in Buy The History of Dick Whittington, Lord Mayor of London: With the Adventures of His Cat by Cruikshank, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Eventually he became Mayor of London — three times (or thrice), just as the bells had predicted.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * The real story. Richard Whittington was an actual person, who lived from about to He was the younger son of Sir William Whittington, Lord of the Manor of Pauntley, in Gloucestershire, and as such he was.Sir Richard Whittington (c.

–) was a medieval merchant and politician, and the real-life inspiration for the pantomime character Dick Whittington. Sir Richard Whittington was four times Lord Mayor of London, a Member of Parliament and a sheriff of London.

In his lifetime he financed a number of public projects, such as drainage systems in poor areas of medieval London, and .A New History of London Including Westminster and Southwark. Originally published by R Baldwin, London,