Walter Raleigh


Biography
Sir Walter Raleigh Map
Sir Walter Raleigh's Map of Virginia
Sir Walter Raleigh was the half-brother of Sir Humphrey Gilbert and travelled with him on his ill-fated journey to Newfoundland and the New World. Undaunted, Sir Walter picked up the challenge of Elizabethan exploration and set about organising expeditions with a view to colonising Virginia - named in honour of his Queen - Queen Elizabeth.
Walter Raleigh
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Born
1552
Died
1618
Further Reading
The Creature in the Map
By Charles Nicholl
Sir Walter Raleigh: in Life and Legend
By Penry Williams
The Favourite: Ambition, Politics and Love - Sir Walter Ralegh in Elizabeth I's Court
By Mathew Lyons
Big Chief Elizabeth: How England's Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World
By Giles Milton
Pirate Queen: Queen Elizabeth I, Her Pirate Adventurers, and the Dawn of Empire
By Susan Ronald
Sir Walter Raleigh
By Raleigh Trevelyan
Sir Walter Raleigh
By John Buchan
Collected Works of Walter Raleigh
By Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Raleigh (Classic Reprint)
By Beatrice Marshall
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