Walter Raleigh

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English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia

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The Two Walter Raleighs: Famous Father, Rebellious Son and a Shared Tragedy
John O'Connell, from Covent Garden, London, dressed as Sir Walter Raleigh with fellow cyclists
On November 11, 2015 the District 5 Maryland Nurses Association held its biannual dinner and educational meeting at Sir Walter Raleigh Restaurant in Berwyn Heights, Maryland.
6 SOME people were suspicious when Sir Walter Raleigh introduced potatoes to Britain and Ireland in the 16th century because they were not mentioned in the Bible.
In which English county was Sir Walter Raleigh born?
He introduces South African comedian Trevor Noah and the man described as Devon's favourite son - which must come as a blow to Walter Raleigh or even Tom Daley - Josh Widdicombe.
Raleigh, NC, November 11, 2012 --( Mims Distributing Company (, a beer distributor that services a nine-county area in and around the Triangle, has announced that it has won the 2012 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance in the industrial category.
Sellin, Paul R., Treasure, Treason and the Tower: El Dorado and the Murder of Sir Walter Raleigh, Farnham, Ashgate, 2011; hardback; pp.
Treasure, treason and the tower; El Dorado and the murder of Sir Walter Raleigh.
The first Ark Royal, originally built for Sir Walter Raleigh, became the flagship of the English fleet which defeated the Spanish Armada in 1588.
She has published nine more novels, including two Sir Walter Raleigh Award winners--Oral History (1983) and Fair and Tender Ladies (1988)--and a winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award--The Last Girls (2002).
Walter Raleigh; 6 Dormy; 7 The Railway Children; 8 Fleetwood Mac; 9 King Duncan; 10 Photography.
Unable to reconcile her feelings for the dashing Sir Walter Raleigh with her duty to her country, the queen engineers a romance between him and one of her ladies-in-waiting.
Sir Walter Raleigh, above, was buried with his favourite pipe and a tin of tobacco.