The famous and remarkable history of Sir Rich. Whittington, three times Lord-Mayor of London
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The famous and remarkable history of Sir Rich. Whittington, three times Lord-Mayor of London who lived in the time of King Henry the Fifth, in the year 1419, with all the remarkable passages and things of note, which happen"d in his time, with his life and death. by

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Published by Printed by C. Brown and T. Norris for E. Tracy ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Whittington, Richard, -- d. 1423,
  • Folklore -- England.

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Retells the tale of the poor boy who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and becomes Lord Mayor of London.

Edition Notes

SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 73:3.
ContributionsHeywood, Thomas, d. 1641
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[26] p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16770552M

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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 of public. 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 less well-to. 原題「The Famous and Remarkable History of Sir Richard Whittington, Three Times Lord-Mayor of London」 (年)、版元 Thomas and John Fleet より ボストン公立図書館所蔵 のちに詳細を補足した 散文 物語に、「T. H.」作『リチャード・ウィッティントンの有名にして注目すべき人物史. Richard Whittington was probably the most famous of all the medieval London Mayors. His renown rests in part on what he achieved in his lifetime (c–) and in part on his adoption in the late 16th century as the hero of a story in which a cat brings fame and fortune to a penniless London apprentice.

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 AdOYo (Atlas Obscura User). Get this from a library! The famous and remarkable history of Sir Richard Whittington: three times Lord Major of London, who lived in the time of King Henry the Fift, in the year with all the remarkable passages and things of note which hapned [sic] in .   "London's Glory and Whittington's Renown, or a Looking Glass for Citizens of London, being a remarkable story how Sir Richard Whittington (a poor boy bred up in Lancashire) came to be three times Lord Mayor of London in three several kings' reigns, and how his rise was by a cat, which he sent by a venture beyond sea. Whittington, who was the son of a knight of Gloucestershire, opened a mercer’s shop in London that supplied velvets and damasks to such notables as Henry Bolingbroke (later King Henry IV). He then entered city politics and served three terms as lord mayor of London: –99, –07, and –