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Dick Whittington.

Dick Whittington.

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Published by Marks & Spencer in [United Kingdom] .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMarspen Series -- No.2
    ContributionsMarks & Spencer (Firm)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(8)p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21145213M

    The classic English folktale retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. When Dick Whittington hears that the streets of London are paved with gold, he can’t wait to seek his fortune. But things don’t quite work out how he expects. Dick Whittington is heading to London with his cat Tommy, to seek his fortune and his one true love. He quickly finds his belle in the shape of the feisty but kind-hearted Alice Fitzwarren. However, things take a sinister turn thanks to the evil King Rat, who is hell bent on causing trouble for Dick as well as harbouring his own desires for Alice.

    Dick Whittington is a young boy who works for a cruel cook. As Dick is cutting potatoes (by sliding them through an electric fan), a hungry cat rubs itself against the boy's legs. Dick feeds him a saucer of milk, but the angry cook throws the cat into a bag and commands the . Dick Whittington, English merchant and lord mayor of London who became a well-known figure in legend and traditional pantomime. 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.

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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 period. He is also the real-life inspiration for the English folk tale Dick Whittington and His Cat.

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