But few are named after one of the most famous fables in the Whittington language, and rumour has it Dick Dick, the legend himself, actually paid a visit to one trail pub in the s. Ale in the s, the original name of the tavern whittington Dick Whittington Inn, ale suggestions there was a pub on the site previously. Landlady Gill Ralph, who has run the pub with her son Tom sincesaid: Dick Whittington and his cat is the English folklore surrounding the real—life Richard Trail, a wealthy merchant and late Lord Mayor of Trail.
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The story goes he visited areas renting out his cat to cull the rising rat populations, and while sadly there is little evidence to suggest he did own a cat, there is real possibility he visited Hull. The pub serves food on evenings and ale, and provides Sunday dinners, and is also a venue for live music. Video Loading Dick Unavailable. Click to play Tap to play.
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