Sir Walter Raleigh: In Life and Legend

Sir Walter Raleigh: In Life and Legend

by Mark Nicholls, Penry Williams

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Overview

Sir Walter Raleigh: In Life and Legend by Mark Nicholls, Penry Williams

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441112095
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 03/31/2011
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About 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.

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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