Poet, courtier, dashing adventurer and - judging from this portrait by Nicholas Hilliard c. 1585 - snappy dresser: is it any wonder that Walter Raleigh became a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I?

You’ve got to love a man whose last words were reportedly an exhortation to his executioner to ‘Strike, man, strike!’ That was ballsy, Walter.

Poet, courtier, dashing adventurer and - judging from this portrait by Nicholas Hilliard c. 1585 - snappy dresser: is it any wonder that Walter Raleigh became a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I?

You’ve got to love a man whose last words were reportedly an exhortation to his executioner to ‘Strike, man, strike!’ That was ballsy, Walter.

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