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The Real Dick Whittington

Interactive Timeline

Click on the arrows to move along the timeline

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Early Life

1354 - 1363

In 1354 Richard Whittington, more commonly known as Dick, was born at the family estate in Pauntley, Gloucestershire. 

He was the third son of Sir William Whittington and his wife Joan. 

Want to know the full story?

Extensive research was taken into medieval transport in Britain to put together

Whittington's story. 


If you're well into your history then you'll enjoy reading the write up of our full findings. 


Click below to access them as a pdf which you are more than welcome to download into your favourite e-reading app. 

Prefer your history dished up in a Downton Abbey fashion?

Then this is the download for you.  

It puts some meat on the bones from the interactive timeline but not so much that it blows your mind!

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