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British knights

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 86. Chapters: William Crookes, Walter Raleigh, Joshua Reynolds, Terence Rattigan, Gerald Kaufman, Maurice Bowra, Campbell Adamson, Nicholas Serota, John T. Houghton, Charles Shaw, Martin Gilbert, Stanley Spencer, Charles James Napier,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 86. Chapters: William Crookes, Walter Raleigh, Joshua Reynolds, Terence Rattigan, Gerald Kaufman, Maurice Bowra, Campbell Adamson, Nicholas Serota, John T. Houghton, Charles Shaw, Martin Gilbert, Stanley Spencer, Charles James Napier, Sir, Alan Haselhurst, Bulstrode Whitelocke, Rudolf Peierls, Thomas Gargrave, Anthony Ashley, 1st Baronet of Wimborne St Giles, John Kempthorne, Henry Norris, Herbert Manzoni, Max Hastings, Otto Kahn-Freund, Peter Lely, Robert James Clayton, Roland Penrose, Francis Bourgeois, Walter Fraser Oakeshott, Christopher Ondaatje, Philip Cohen, John Rhys, Vivian Fuchs, Henry Arthur Pears Fisher, Robert Mond, Chris Clarke, Richard V. Southwell, Sir Thomas Griffin, Walter Bodmer, Sir Harry Jephcott, 1st Baronet, John Benjamin Stone, Arthur Myers, Thomas Pengelly, George Greenwood, Charles Hardy, John Elliott, Derman Christopherson, Edward Rogers, Terence Morrison-Scott, Thomas Graham Jackson, Keith O'Nions, Dudley North, Chris Powell, Hugh Stott Taylor, Dave Richards, Ivor Crewe, William Luard, Geoffrey Warnock, David Weatherall, Martin Jacomb, Frederick Charles Frank, Francis Simon, Geoffrey Jefferson, Leo Chiozza Money, W. D. Smiles, David Orr, Merton Russell-Cotes, John Ganzoni, 1st Baron Belstead, Nigel Playfair, Montague Burton, Edward Maufe, Lord Edward Pelham-Clinton, William Watson, John Fielding, Piers Legh II, Francis James Wylie, John Fife, William Henry Elliott, Robert Charleton, Ravinder N. Maini, Arthur Farquhar, Philip Powell, Dudley Carleton, Timothy Fetherstonhaugh, Neil Cossons, Clive Bourne, Alan Bowness, Kenneth Wheare, Thomas Herbert Warren, Walter Stirling, Peter Mews of Hinton Admiral, Harold Hartley, Dan Godfrey, Iain Chalmers, Maurice Shock, Jocelyn Stevens, Sir Brian Smith, George Castledine, Martin Laing, Anthony Cleaver, William Palmer, Charles Moses, John Laing, Henry Ellis, Robert Balchin, Baron Lingfield, Guildford Molesworth, Sydney Henn, Shahbaz Khan Bugti, Martin Roth, Roger Singleton, Humphrey Forster. Excerpt: Sir Walter Raleigh ( , , or rarely ; c. 1552 - 29 October 1618) was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer. He is also well known for popularising tobacco in England. Raleigh was born to a Protestant family in Devon, the son of Walter Raleigh and Catherine Champernowne. Little is known for certain of his early life, though he spent some time in Ireland, in Killua Castle, Clonmellon, County Westmeath, taking part in the suppression of rebellions and participating in a massacre at Smerwick. Later he became a landlord of properties confiscated from the Irish rebels. He rose rapidly in Queen Elizabeth I's favour, being knighted in 1585. He was involved in the early English colonisation of Virginia under a royal patent. In 1591 he secretly married Elizabeth Throckmorton, one of the Queen's ladies-in-waiting, without the Queen's permission for which he and his wife were sent to the Tower of London. After his release, they retired to his estate at Sherborne, Dorset. In 1594 Raleigh heard of a "City of Gold" in South America and sailed to find it, publishing an exaggerated account of his experiences in a book that contributed to the legend of "El Dorado". After Queen Elizabeth died in 1603 Raleigh was again imprisoned in the Tower, this time for allegedly being involved in the Main Plot against King James I, who was not favourably disposed toward him. In 1616 he was released in order to conduct a second expe...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156409091

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