Whittington


Whittington

Whittington is the name of several places,

In England :

* Whittington, Gloucestershire
* Whittington, Lancashire
* Whittington, Northumberland
* Whittington, Shropshire
* Whittington, Staffordshire
* Whittington, Worcestershire
* Whittington Hospital in Archway, London

* (New Whittington and Old Whittington are in Derbyshire)

In Australia :

* Whittington, Victoria - a suburb of Geelong

People named Whittington:
* Stephen Whittington (b.1953), Australian composer, pianist, writer
* Bill Whittington, racing driver and 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans winner
* Don Whittington, racing driver and 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans winner
* Harry Blackmore Whittington (b. 1916) - a noted British paleontologist
* Harry Whittington (writer) (1915–1990) - American novelist
* Harry Whittington (b. 1927) - an Austin, Texas attorney who was shot by Dick Cheney
* Khadijah Whittington (b. 1986) - a basketball player
* Richard Whittington (academic), Corporate Strategy Academic, influential figure in Strategy-as-Practice approach
* Richard Whittington, 14th-century politician
** Dick Whittington, fictional medieval mayor of London and folktale figure, based on the above

Other:
* Whittington, a novel by Alan Armstrong


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  • Whittington — Whit|ting|ton, Dick (?1385 1423) an English businessman who was Lord Mayor of London. Although he was a real person, there are also many stories about his life. According to old stories, he went to London with his cat when he was a young man… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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