Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Raleigh English explorer
Sir Walter Raleigh was financed by Queen Elizabeth 1. After Queen Elizabeth died, Sir Walter Raleigh was a foe of king James 1 and imprisoned with a death sentence but was later commuted and Sir Walter Raleigh was freed to lead an expedition to the new world, but his failure sealed his fate.(Cause of death, executed)
Date of birth/death nationality, homeland
Lived Jan. 22 1552 to Death at Oct. 29 1618 (age 66) His nationality is English and he is from England
How he is historically signifigant
Sir Walter Raleigh was known for being a favorite of Queen Elizabeth 1 and he was a poet, explorer, courtier, and a soldier. He wrote a number of poems and fought the Spanish Armada.