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.

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.

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Egypt: the Nile delta and the history of the Pharaohs, from the notes of Sir Walter Raleigh, made during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, ca. 1603 - 1616

Egypt: the Nile delta and the history of the Pharaohs, from the notes of Sir Walter Raleigh, made during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, ca. 1603 - 1616

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When the Blackwall Tunnel was built below the Thames, Sir Walter Raleigh's House in Blackwall was demolished!

When the Blackwall Tunnel was built below the Thames, Sir Walter Raleigh's House in Blackwall was demolished!

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Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir John Hawkins and Sir Francis Drake Queen Elizabeth 1's privateers, or pirates, dependent on your point of view

Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir John Hawkins and Sir Francis Drake Queen Elizabeth 1's privateers, or pirates, dependent on your point of view

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Sir Walter Raleigh, one of Elizabeth's favorites. A fascinating man, to say the least.

Sir Walter Raleigh, one of Elizabeth's favorites. A fascinating man, to say the least.

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SIR WALTER RALEIGH Vintage Ladybird Book Adventures from History Series 561 Matt Hardback 1967
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Sir Walter Raleigh's house at Blackwall, London. Photo c. 1890, National Maritime Museum, ID: H0657.

Sir Walter Raleigh's house at Blackwall, London. Photo c. 1890, National Maritime Museum, ID: H0657.

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