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Great Britons: Sir Walter Raleigh – Everything You Need to Know about the Founder of Virginia

Sir Walter Raleigh was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer and cousin to Sir Richard Grenville. He is also well known for popularising tobacco in England. Key Facts about Raleigh Born 1554, died 1618 Founded the settlement in North America that became the state of Virginia Tried to find ‘El […] The post Great Britons: Sir Walter Raleigh – Everything You Need to Know about the Founder of Virginia appeared first on Anglotopia.
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