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Sir Walter Raleigh

Author: Raleigh Trevelyan
Publisher: London, England : Penguin Books, 2003. ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir Walter Raleigh is one of England's most heroic and legendary figures. For this biography the author has travelled to each of the principal places which Raleigh visited, where he has found new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: Walter Raleigh, Sir; Walter Raleigh, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raleigh Trevelyan
ISBN: 9780140283211 0140283218
OCLC Number: 968787111
Description: xviii, 621 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Family and childhood; with the Huguenots - 1568-72; desirous of honour - 1572-9; foothold at court - 1580; Ireland - 1580-81; a kind of oracle - 1582-3; grandeur at Durham House - 1583; the first Virginia voyage - 1584; the Roanoke Fort - 1585; El Draque - 1586; more riches - 1586-7; a competition of love - 1587; Armada - 1588; two shepherds meet - 1589; the lost colonists - 1590; Grenville of the Revenge - 1591; scandal and the tower - 1592; the school of night - 1593; the mind in searching - 1594; arrival at Trinidad - 1595; Guiana - 1595; Drake's last voyage - 1595; no forgiveness yet - 1596; Cadiz - 1596; an uneasy triumvirate - 1597; the islands voyage - 1597; crisis in Ireland - 1598; age like winter weather - 1599; rage and rebellion - 1600; Machiavelli and parliament - 1601; malice and betrayal - 1602; the main and the bye - 1603; the trail - 1603; waiting for the end - 1603; life in the Bloody Tower - 1604; friendship with the Prince - 1605-7; the great history - 1608-9; O eloquent, just and mighty death! - 1610-12; the Overbury affair - 1613-15; release - 1616; aboard the destiny - 1617; chronicle of death - 1617; "My Brains are Broken" - 1618; "Piratas! Piratas!" - 1618; cold walls again - 1618; even such is time - 1618; afterwards.
Responsibility: Raleigh Trevelyan.

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