Dick Whittington

The legendary Lord Mayor of medieval London did exist, and was probably not a poor apprentice (with a black cat) at all, but the son of a rich West of England squire. He is made a supporting character in LONDON's 'London Bridge'.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.




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