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Walter Raleigh

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Sir Walter Raleigh's imprisonment at the Tower of London

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The Story of Walter Raleigh

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29th October 1618: Sir Walter Raleigh beheaded for treason against James I in the Main Plot

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Sir Walter Raleigh is coming to the Tower of London

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THE GREAT ADVENTURERS - SIR WALTER RALEIGH - ONE OF ENGLAND'S FIRST EXPLORERS

Sir Walter Raleigh was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer. He was cousin to Sir Richard Grenville and younger half-brother of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. He is also well known for popularising tobacco in England.