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Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh - Anna Beer
Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh
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Sir Walter Ralegh’s life is romantic, irresistible and of central importance to Great Britain's island story. His death is a convoluted and contested tale of bargaining, failure and betrayal. Through the Elizabethan golden age and Ralegh’s famous adventures to the final act, Anna Beer presents... show more
Sir Walter Ralegh’s life is romantic, irresistible and of central importance to Great Britain's island story. His death is a convoluted and contested tale of bargaining, failure and betrayal. Through the Elizabethan golden age and Ralegh’s famous adventures to the final act, Anna Beer presents his stranger-than-fiction life in all its richness.

How could a man once the Queen’s favourite find himself consigned to the Tower by her successor? Should his legacy be fame or infamy? Who was the real Sir Walter Ralegh?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781786074348 (9781786074348)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Category:
History
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Disclaimer: I won an ARC of this title via Netgalley. When you actually sit down and think about, what exactly did Sir Walter Ralegh actually do to deserve almost being a household name in today’s world? You are more likely to have heard of him than Robert Cecil. He is one of the...
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