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Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Raleigh, also spelled Ralegh, was an English politician, soldier, spy, writer, poet, explorer and gentleman. One of the most notable figures of the Elizabethan era, he played a leading role in British colonization in North America, quenching the Irish uprising, helping to defend England during the West War. Spain and held political offices under Elizabeth I. Raleigh was born into a Protestant Family. to Devon, the son of Walter Raleigh and Catherine Champernowne, and Sir Richard Grenville's cousin and Sir Humphrey Gilbert's half brother. Little is known about his early days, although as a teenager he spent some time in France participating in religious civil wars. At 20, he participated in the repression of the uprising in colonial Ireland; he also took part in the siege of Smerwick. He later became owner in Ireland and mayor of Youghal in East Munster, where his home is still in Myrtle Grove.
Born(or 1554), Hayes Barton, East Budleigh, Devon, England
DiedOctober 29, 1618 (aged approximately 65), London, England
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Throckmorton
ChildrenDamerei, Walter "Wat", Carew
Alma materOriel College, Oxford
OccupationStatesman, Soldier, Spy, Writer, Poet, Explorer, Landed Gentleman

About Walter Raleigh

Walter Raleigh
Walter Raleigh

Explorer Walter Raleigh was born on January 22, 1552 in England (He dies at the age of 66, on October 29, 1618).

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Walter Raleigh before becoming famous

Walter Raleigh was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1552 is also the year of Rat (鼠) in the Chinese Zodiac.

At Roanoke, he established an early American colony.

Achievement of Walter Raleigh

He took part in the siege of Smerwick, where he orchestrated the slaughter of Spanish and Italian troops who had accepted defeat.

Walter Raleigh's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He secretly married Elizabeth Raleigh, one of a Queen Queen Elizabeth I's ladies-in-waiting, without the Queen's permission, and when his ruse was uncovered, he was sentenced to the infamous Tower of London. Carew, Damerei, and Walter were his three children.

Walter Raleigh Collabed with

He was a well-known English explorer, whereas Explorer Jacques Cartier was well-known in France.

Walter Raleigh Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Walter Raleigh updated on March 18 2023.