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Walter Ralegh: enemy of the state

Anna Beer, biographer of Walter Ralegh, explores the extraordinary life and incendiary legacy of the Tudor polymath

Sir Walter Raleigh, 1552–1618 (Photo by Getty Images)
Published: November 29, 2018 at 5:32 pm
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Anna Beer, biographer of Walter Ralegh, explores the extraordinary life and incendiary legacy of the Tudor polymath. She reveals how he became a favourite of Elizabeth I, only to fall foul of her successor, James VI and I, with deadly consequences.

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