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(Biography) Richard, known as Dick. died 1423, English merchant, three times mayor of London. According to legend, he walked to London at the age of 13 with his cat and was prevented from leaving again only by the call of the church bells


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Richard ( “Dick” ), 1358?–1423, Lord Mayor of London, England.
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