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Whittington, Dick

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtɪŋtən/
(D.1423), English merchant and Lord Mayor of London; full name Sir Richard Whittington. Whittington was a mercer who became Lord Mayor three times (1397-8; 1406-7; 1419–20). The legend of his early life as a poor orphan was first recorded in 1605.

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