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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

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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

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The Ripper on

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 a Vintage Ladybird Book Adventures from History Series 561 Matt Hardback 1969

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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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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

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

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Sir Walter Raleigh's cell in the Tower of London by Fred Dawson, via Flickr

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A bust of Sir Walter Raleigh sits atop the Tavern in Williamsburg that bears his name.