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History of Sir Richard Whittington and his cat.

History of Sir Richard Whittington and his cat.

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Published by F. Houlston and Son in Wellington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whittington, Dick, -- 1357?-1423.

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    ContributionsF. Houlston and Son.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19369056M

    Illustration from "The Adventures of Whittington and His Cat," circa unknown/public domain Illustration from title page of "The famous and remarkable history of Sir Richard Whittington.   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 heiress of John de Sollers towards .

    The famous history of Sir Richard Whittington, and his cat. Shewing, how a poor country boy, destitute of parents obtained great riches, and was promoted to the high dignity of Lord Mayor of London.: Embellished with cuts. Published: (). The Richard Whittington of history is thus very different from the Dick Whittington of popular legend, which makes him a poor orphan employed as a scullion by the rich merchant, Sir Hugh Fitzwarren, who ventures the cat, his only possession, on one of his master's ships.

    The Richard Whittington of history is thus very different from the Dick Whittington of popular legend, which makes him a poor orphan employed as a scullion by the rich merchant, Sir Hugh Fitzwarren, who ventures the cat, his only possession, on one of his master's cian.   The Richard Whittington of history is thus very different from the Dick Whittington of popular legend, which makes him a poor orphan employed as a scullion by the rich merchant, Sir Hugh Fitzwarren, who ventures the cat, his only possession, on one of his master's ships.


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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. Richard Whittington. History of Sir Richard Whittington. London, Printed for the Villon Society, (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard Whittington; Richard Whittington: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry B Wheatley; Thomas Heywood.

The History of Sir Richard Whittington and His Cat. Coventry: M. Luckman, [n.d.]. 8vo, [imperfect: 30 pages only, 10 woodcuts]. In this famous story, which was adapted as a pantomime in the nineteenth century, Dick was a kitchen boy, an orphan whose sole possession was a cat. He left his feline companion on his master’s ship as an item for Size: 45KB.

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.

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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 William died in What he got by a cat. Let none who reads this verse despair Of providences ways; Who trust in him he’ll make his care, And prosper all their days. Then sing a requiem to departed merit, And rest in peace till death demands his spirit.”—­ Life of Sir R.

Whittington, by the author of. 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 three chief points in the chap-book story are, 1, the poor parentage of the hero; 2, his change of mind at Highgate Hill by reason of.

The History of Sir Richard Whittington by Henry B. Wheatley. Paperback $ 5 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 Pages:   The figure of Sir Richard Whittington with his cat in his arms, carved in stone, was to be seen till the year over the archway of the old prison.

The History of Sir Richard Whittington and His Cat, printed for R. Spence, Bookseller in High Ousegate, circa s, pp, first leaf with full-page wood engraving on recto (trimmed to lower edge), and publisher's advertisements on verso, two woodcuts on letterpress, one full-page, generally toned and finger-soiled, final two leaves with short.

Cat owner or not, in reality Richard Whittington was a canny and influential mercer who sold his cloth to the royal court and lent Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V money.

In for example, Richard II owed Dick Whittington £ the history of whittington Dick Whittington was a very little boy when his father and mother died; so little, indeed, that he never knew them, nor the place where he was born. He strolled about the country as ragged as a colt, till he met with a wagoner who was going to London, and who gave him leave to walk all the way by the side of his wagon.

This book is in the tradition of EB White's classic "Charlotte's Web." However, it is not in the same league, despite its Newbery honor award.

There are too many stories going on at once. There's the story of the animals in the barn, which isn't much of a story. There's the story of "Dick Whittington & His Cat," told by his descendant, Whittington/5. Sir Richard Whittington (c. –) 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 of public projects, such as drainage systems in poor areas of medieval.

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,   About.

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Collecting old postcard and pictures enables the viewer to glimpse a brief moment from that individual’s life; often far removed from their own either by the passage of time or social class.The figure of Sir Richard Whittington with his cat in his arms, carved in stone, was to be seen till the year over the archway of the old prison of Newgate, which he built for criminals.

English Fairy Tales.