Ladybird Well Loved Tales - The Three Billy Goats Gruff
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‘Once upon a time there was a little chicken called Chicken Licken… One day an acorn fell from a tree and hit Chicken Licken on the head.’ Do you remember reading this classic Ladybird tale? Chicken Licken - A Ladybird Easy Reading Book, 1969
Born in Pauntley, Gloucestershire, second son of a wealthy man. Thrice Lord Mayor of London: 1397, 1406 and 1420 (actually four times but two were consecutive). Three times Master of the Mercers' Company. The Museum of London tells his story well but we first learnt the story from the Ladybird book (see the picture) and many British children learn it from Christmas pantomimes. A fact not mentioned there we learnt from Londonist: the hellish Newgate Prison was known as 'the Whit' because it…