Meaning of Whittington, Dick in English:

Whittington, Dick

Pronunciation /ˈwɪtɪŋtən/

proper noun

  • (died 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.