Sir Walter Raleigh
Faber & Faber, Limited, Oct 21, 2010 - 656 pages
Soldier, explorer, scholar and ambitious courtier in the shark-pool of Elizabethan politics, Sir Walter Raleigh is the epitome of the English Renaissance man. Yet to many of his day he was an arrogant liar, who deserved every one of his thirteen years in the Tower of London. In this title, the author reveals the truth.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HaroldTitus - LibraryThing
What struck me most about the contents of Sir Walter Raleigh, a lengthy biography by Raleigh Trevelyan, was why a man so talented and so proactive in defending his country against all her enemies ... Read full review
SIR WALTER RALEIGHUser Review - Kirkus
The best place for Sir Walter Raleigh, the English historian A.L. Rowse once observed, was the Tower of London. This well-written life by namesake and descendant Trevelyan makes a long but engaging ... Read full review