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SIR WALTER RALEIGH (THE SOUL’S ERRAND)-POET”S BIOGRAPHY AND SCHOOL MOMENTS TO TREASURE NO 144

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SIR WALTER RALEIGH-A BIOGRAPHY

Raleigh, Sir Walter (1552?-1618) English explorer, courtier, poet, andprose writer. One of the favorites of Queen Elizabeth between 1581 and1592, Raleigh helped his friend Edmund Spenser arrange for thepublication of the first three books of The Faerie Queene; also duringthis period he sent several expeditions to North America, though theQueen would not allow him to make the voyages himself. He fell fromElizabeth’s favor in 1592, according to legend, because of his seductionof one of her maids of honor. He took advantage of being in the Queen’sbad graces by making in 1595 an expeditionary voyage to South America,which he described in the colorful (and fanciful) Discovery of Guiana.He was reinstated at court during the last years of Elizabeth’s reign,but at the accession of James I he was imprisoned on…

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