Sir Walter Raleigh: In Life and Legend

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New biography of one of the key figures in British history focusing on both his writing and legacy.

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Overview

New biography of one of the key figures in British history focusing on both his writing and legacy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441112095
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Publication date: 3/31/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,032,818
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Nicholls is President and Librarian of St John's College, Cambridge.

Honorary Fellow of New College, Oxford. Sometime Lecturer in History at the University of Oxford.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Preface xi

Abbreviations xiii

Maps xiv

1 The Devon Man 1

2 The Favorite 23

3 Roanoke 45

4 The Outcast 71

5 El Dorado 99

6 The Rival 119

7 The Court Poet 139

8 The Suspect 165

9 The Traitor 189

10 The Prisoner 223

11 The Tower Writings

i The Tracts 245

ii The Great History 255

iii The Dialogue of Counsel 275

12 The Last Voyage 285

13 The Martyr 299

14 The Legacy 325

15 An Epilogue: Family and Descendants 343

Bibliography 349

Index 367

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