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Viewing Entry - The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh (S15334)
by Kelly, Margaret Duncan

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TitleThe Story of Sir Walter Raleigh
Author / Responsible partyKelly, Margaret Duncan
CollectionChildren's Nonfiction
GenreBiography, History
TopicsBiography, History
Intended AudienceChild/Juvenile
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


Relates the story of Raleigh from his boyhood days on the coast of Devonshire, to his exploits in Ireland and his unexpected entry into the court of Queen Elizabeth. We travel with him as he pursues the ships of the Spanish Armada and makes voyages to the New World in search of gold and lands to settle. We see his efforts come to naught and hear how he is relegated to the Tower of London where he spends the last years of his life. Includes the fabled story of the velvet cloak and the role Raleigh played in introducing potatoes and tobacco to the Old World. One of the volumes in the highly acclaimed Children's Heroes series, first published at the beginning of the last century.

Additional Information

System control numberS15334
Original Print Publisher[Unknown], [Unknown], 1906.
NarratorAaron M. Lebowitz, John Brandon
Narrator NameAaron M. Lebowitz, John Brandon
Participant or performer noteAaron M. Lebowitz, John Brandon
Narrators GenderMale narrator