Sir Walter Raleigh's house in Blackwall #London. It was demolished during the construction of the Blackwall tunnel

Sir Walter Raleigh's house in Blackwall #London. It was demolished during the construction of the Blackwall tunnel

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

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.

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.

Walter Raleigh ladybird book

SIR WALTER RALEIGH a Vintage Ladybird Book Adventures from History Series 561 Matte Hardback 1969

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.

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)

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 Matt Hardback 1967

SIR WALTER RALEIGH Vintage Ladybird Book Adventures from History Series 561 Matte Hardback 1967

SIR WALTER RALEIGH Vintage Ladybird Book Adventures from History Series 561 Matt Hardback 1967

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

Portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh 1598 attributed to William Segar.

Is this Walter Raleigh’s 'lost colony' drawn in invisible ink? Clue to 400-year-old mystery discovered in map of North America

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 …

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 …

Sir Walter Raleigh and his son Walter in 1602 went in search of El Dorado (Lost City of Gold) in 1617. His son died, he was executed in 1618 on his return by King James.

Sir Walter Raleigh and his son Walter in 1602 went in search of El Dorado (Lost City of Gold) in 1617. His son died, he was executed in 1618 on his return by King James.

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.

1942 Sir Walter Raleigh Ad "Ripe Pipe Dooms Groom"

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.

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