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People/Characters: Dick Whittington

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"Dick Whittington and his Cat" by Willy Schermelé
The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
Dick Whittington
Dick Whittington by Marie Crook
Dick Whittington by John Crocker
Dick Whittington by Annette Smith
Dick Whittington by Kathleen Lines
dick whittington & his cat
Dick Whittington (Famous People, Famous Lives) by Andrew Matthews
Dick Whittington (Favourite Tales) by Ronne Randall
Dick Whittington (Leapfrog Fairytales) by Margaret Nash
Dick Whittington (Puffin Books) by Charles Causley
Dick Whittington (Tiny Tales) by Martin Aitchison
Dick Whittington (Usborne First Reading) by Russell Punter
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Oscar Weigle
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Margaret Hodges
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Joseph Jacobs
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Eva Moore
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Marcia Brown
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Rafaello Busoni
dick whittington and his cat by Clara Doty Bates
Dick Whittington and His Cat by Althea L. Clinton
Dick Whittington and his cat (Classics) - Elemetary by Dick Whittington
Dick Whittington and His Cat (Treasured Horses, No 1) by Jahnna N. Malcolm
Dick Whittington and his cat-Dick Whittington e il suo gatto by G. Ballarin
Dick Whittington and Others (Great Little Stories for 4 to 6 Year Olds) by Paula Borton
English Folk Heroes by Christina Hole
Fairy Tales & Rhymes: The Story of Dick Whittington and his Cat by Muriel Levy
Handbook of Folklore by Charlotte Sophia Burne
Ladybird Tales: Dick Whittington by Kathleen Garry-McCord
My Book of Dick Whittington by Lupatelli
Pm Silver Tales & Plays Dick Whittington
Read it Yourself: Dick Whittington by Ladybird
Ring Out Bow Bells! by Cynthia Harnett
The story of Dick Whittington, the famous Lord Mayor of London by John B Marsh
The Story of Peter Rabbit; Also Dick Whittington and His Cat by Beatrix; John R. Neill (illustrator) Potter
Talking Of Dick Whittington by Hesketh Pearson
Three Blind Mice: The Dark History of Nursery Rhymes by Albert Jack
The true story of Dick Whittington; a Christmas story for cat-lovers by Osbert Sitwell
Well Loved Tales: Dick Whittington and his Cat by Ladybird Series
Whittington by Alan W. Armstrong

Character description

Sir Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423) was an English merchant and a politician of the late medieval period. He is also the real-life inspiration for the English folk tale Dick Whittington and His Cat. He 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 hospital ward for unmarried mothers. He bequeathed his fortune to form the Charity of Sir Richard Whittington which, nearly 600 years later, continues to assist people in need.

Richard Whittington in Wikipedia

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