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The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh by  Margaret Duncan Kelly

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The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh
by Margaret Duncan Kelly
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.  Ages 8-12
92 pages $7.95   



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This text was prepared by volunteers associated with Heritage-History, using as copytext, The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh, by Margaret Duncan Kelly : T.C. & E.C. Jack, LTD. 1906

Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain in the United States. By U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after its first publication.

There are eight original color illustrations included in this text.

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