Walter Raleigh (1554 – 29 October 1618) was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer.He financed and later led expeditions to the Americas and is given credit for being the first to introduce both tobacco and potatoes to Britain, although this is probably incorrect.
Aimee did little to disguise her disappointment. “You’ve got absolutely no idea who Sir Walter Ralegh was, have you?” Jim shrugged. “I’ve heard of him.” He vaguely recalled an episode of Blackadder. He had only been six, but a six-year-old can find men wearing tights and a queen with a squeaky voice amusing. (A Funeral for an Owl, www.jane-davis.co.uk)
SIR WALTER RALEIGH Vintage Ladybird Book Adventures from History Series 561 Matte Hardback 1967
This article, originally published by trinidadlakeasphalt.com looks at the origins of Neuchatel in New Zealand, following the discovery and commercial exploitation of Trinidad Asphalt, and the product we came to know as “Tah”. The earliest record of the discovery of the Trinidad lake asphalt deposit was in February 1595 by Sir Walter Raleigh who successfully …
Description: 1942 SIR WALTER RALEIGH vintage print advertisement "Ripe Pipe Dooms Groom" -- -- but Bob's out of the dog house now! Sir Walter Raleigh Smoking Tobacco. -- Size: The dimensions of the half-page advertisement are approximately 5.5 inches x 14 inches (14 cm x 36 cm). Condition: This original vintage advertisement is in Very Good Condition unless otherwise noted.