Definition of Sir walter raleigh
1. Noun. English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618).
Generic synonyms: Coloniser, Colonizer, Courtier
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Literary usage of Sir walter raleigh
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1. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Walter Raleigh, William Oldys, Thomas Birch (1829)
"... doe therefore by theis presents pardon remit and release the said sir Walter Raleigh of and from such execution of his judgement to bee drawne hanged ..."
2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1834)
"»т'M i"V From tlle Lee Priory Prcss- s¡r Poems of sir walter raleigh, now first collected, ... Memoirs ftc. of sir walter raleigh. Set CAYLEY, Arthur. ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"H. sir walter raleigh. By EDMUND GOSSE In the England which was controlled by that Virgin Queen whom we have met here to commemorate, there were two ..."
4. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"of sir walter raleigh came up to absorb his attention. A rare chance — as strange and sad as anything that the irony of human destiny can show — was offered ..."
5. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1900)
"Before James had profited by these warnings, however, the case of Sir Walter Raleigh came up to absorb his attention. A rare chance — as- strange and sad as ..."