Author:Walter Raleigh (1554-1618)
|←Author Index: Ra||Walter Raleigh
(c. 1554 – 1618)
|English writer, poet, spy, and explorer
Note that many alternate spellings of his surname exist, including Rawley, Ralegh, and Rawleigh; although "Raleigh" appears most commonly today, he himself used that spelling only once. His most consistent preference was for "Ralegh".
- Brief and True Report of Virginia (1588)
- The Discoverie of the Empire of Guiana(1596)
- Historie of the World,1652 scan
- A Report of the Truth of the Fight about the Isles of the Açores this last Sommer, betwixt the Revenge, one of her Majesties Shippes, and an Armada of the King of Spaine
Works about RaleighEdit
- The life of Sir Walter Ralegh, knt (1806), by Arthur Cayley, in 2 vols.
- "The Sweet Trinity", anonymous ballad
- "Ralegh, Walter (1552?-1618)," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
- "Ralegh, Walter," by Isa Carrington Cabell in Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton and Co. (1891)
- "Raleigh, Sir Walter," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons (1910)
- "Raleigh, Sir Walter," by David Hannay in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
- "Raleigh, Sir Walter," in The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co. (1914)
- "Raleigh, Sir Walter" in Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography Volume 1, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, (1915)