THIRD TIME’S A CHARM 1406 WHITTINGTON RE-ELECTED LORD MAYOR OF LON­DON

History Revealed - - TIME CAPSULE OCTOBER -

Glouces­ter na­tive Dick Whittington, of folk tale fame, was sworn in as Mayor of Lon­don for the third time. He had orig­i­nally gone to the city to find work, but be­came a rich mer­chant and moved into politics. How­ever, the ex­is­tence of his lucky cat is de­bated.

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