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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.

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Published by Printed [by T. and J. Fleet] and sold at the Heart & Crown in Cornhill. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whittington, Richard, d. 1423 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Cats -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Massachusetts. Boston. 1780.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    ContributionsFleet, Thomas, 1732-1797, printer., Fleet, John, 1734-1806, printer.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23299261M
    OCLC/WorldCa166228442

      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.   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.

    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 . 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.

    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. A history of London from the earliest period to the present time, with some account of the present state of its most important public buildings; By John W Abbott. 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 By Thomas Fleet.


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The famous and remarkable history of Sir Richard Whittington, three times Lord-Mayor of London Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 by Fleet, Thomas,printer; Fleet, John,printerPages: 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 the things of note which happened in his time.

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.

Publisher: Boston: Printed [by T. and J. Fleet] and sold at the Heart & Crown in Cornhill., [approximately ]. About Sir Richard Whittington, MP, Lord Mayor of London Richard Whittington (c. –) was a medieval merchant and politician, and the real-life inspiration for the pantomime character Dick s: Joan le Archer, William Whittington, V, Joan Mansel.

Richard Whittington (c. –) of the parish of St Michael Paternoster Royal, City of London, was an English merchant and a politician of the late medieval is also the real-life inspiration for the English folk tale Dick Whittington and His was four times Lord Mayor of London, a member of parliament and a sheriff of his lifetime he financed a number.

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 yearwith all the Remarkable Passages, and things of note, which happened in his time: with his Life and Death.

WRITTEN BY T. Printed by W. Thackeray and T. Passinger. Financing the City’s first drinking fountains, London’s four-times lord mayor also personally contributed significant sums to St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Newgate Prison, the Church of St Michael Paternoster and the almshouses known as Whittington College, most of which remarkably continue to exist.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. History of publishing - History of publishing - Spread of education and literacy: The great increase in available reading matter after about both resulted from and promoted the spread of education to the middle classes, especially to women.

The wider readership is reflected among the middle classes by the rich development of the prose novel in the 18th century and, among. : The adventures of Sir Richard Wittington, thrice Lord Mayor of London, and the surprising history of his cat.

(): See Notes Multiple Contributors: Books. 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 ter: Electors: Aldermen.

Page - Richard said, he would endeavour to make one still more agreeable to his majesty, and immediately tore, and threw into the fire, the. king's bond marks, due to the company of mercers ; 12, to the chamber of London ; 12, to the grocers ; to the staplers, goldsmiths, haberdashers, vintners, brewers, and bakers, 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 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.

Published: (). The prose series begins with ‘The famous and remarkable History of Sir Richard Whittington, three times Lord Mayor of London,’ by T.also in black letter, a later edition of which has been republished by the Villon Society.

Illustration from title page of "The famous and remarkable history of Sir Richard Whittington, three times Lord-Mayor of London," Boston Public Library/public domain.

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.

the famous and remarkable history of sir richard whittington. 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.

For the purposes of this article, “Dick Whittington” will refer to the legendary hero, and “Richard Whittington” to the historic merchant (), who served as Lord Mayor of London on four occasions.

Source: The original chapbook of Dick Whittington’s life, by Thomas Heywood, was abridged and rewritten over the centuries, and eventually settled down into a. From title page of The Famous and Remarkable History of Sir Richard Whittington, Three Times Lord-Mayor of London (), Thomas and John Fleet, printers.

—Boston Public Library The story was also set in prose, especially in. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 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.