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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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from Mail Online

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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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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from The Arran Alexander Collection

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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from The Arran Alexander Collection

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

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Sherborne Castle, Dorset, UK: home to the Digby family, but was once leased to Sir Walter Raleigh in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I

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