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Alfred Leslie Rowse (4 December 1903 – 3 October 1997) was a British author and historian from Cornwall.
Angel Falls (Salto Ángel; Pemon language: Kerepakupai Meru meaning "waterfall of the deepest place", or Parakupá Vená, meaning "the fall from the highest point") is a waterfall in Venezuela.
Sir Anthony Paulet (1562–1600) of Hinton St George, Somerset, was Governor of Jersey from 1588 until his death in 1600.
The courts of assize, or assizes, were periodic courts held around England and Wales until 1972, when together with the quarter sessions they were abolished by the Courts Act 1971 and replaced by a single permanent Crown Court.
Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.
The Azores (or; Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
Barnard Castle School (colloquially Barney School or locally the County School) is a co-educational independent day and boarding school in the market town of Barnard Castle, County Durham, in the North East of England.
The Battle of Flores (1592), also known as Cruising Voyage to the Azores of 1592, or the Capture of the Madre de Deus describes a series of naval engagements that took place from 20 May to 19 August 1592, during the Anglo-Spanish War.
The Battle of Moncontour occurred on 3 October 1569 between the Catholic forces of King Charles IX of France and the Huguenots during the "Third War" (1568-1570) of the French Wars of Religion.
Beddington is a suburban settlement in the London Borough of Sutton on the boundary with the London Borough of Croydon.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
Budleigh Salterton is a small town on the coast in East Devon, England, south-east of Exeter.
Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard is a UK government post usually held by the Government Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords.
The Capture of Cádiz in 1596 was an event during the Anglo-Spanish War, when English and Dutch troops under Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex and a large Anglo-Dutch fleet under Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, with support from the Dutch United Provinces, raided the Spanish city of Cádiz.
Sir Carew Raleigh or Ralegh (ca. 1550ca. 1625),was an English naval commander and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1586 and 1622.
Carew Raleigh or Ralegh (1605–1666), was an English politician.
The Caroni River is the second most important river of Venezuela, the second in flow, and one of the longest, from the Tepui Kuquenan, where it originates with the same name Kuquenan, up to its confluence with the River Orinoco to which it belongs.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche; French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.
Chapel Hill is a town in Orange and Durham counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham (1536 – 14 December 1624), known as Howard of Effingham, was an English statesman and Lord High Admiral under Elizabeth I and James I. He was commander of the English forces during the battles against the Spanish Armada and was chiefly responsible after Francis Drake for the victory that saved England from invasion by the Spanish Empire.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26 February 156430 May 1593), was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era.
A clerihew is a whimsical, four-line biographical poem invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley.
Clifton Maybank is a hamlet and civil parish in the English county of Dorset.
Clonmellon is a small village officially in County Westmeath although on the border with County Meath, Ireland.
The Coast Mountains are a major mountain range in the Pacific Coast Ranges of western North America, extending from southwestern Yukon through the Alaska Panhandle and virtually all of the Coast of British Columbia south to the Fraser River.
Contemptus mundi, the "contempt of the world" and worldly concerns, is a theme in the intellectual life of both Classical Antiquity and of Christianity, both in its mystical vein and its ambivalence towards secular life, that figures largely in the Western world's history of ideas.
Copyhold tenure was a form of customary tenure of land common in England from the Middle Ages.
Cornwall is a former county constituency covering the county of Cornwall, in the South West of England.
County Westmeath (Contae na hIarmhí or simply An Iarmhí) is a county in Ireland.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Dorset.
Deptford is a district of south-east London, England, within the London Borough of Lewisham.
The Desmond Rebellions occurred in 1569–1573 and 1579–1583 in the Irish province of Munster.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Devon was a parliamentary constituency covering the county of Devon in England.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
Don Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, Count of Gondomar (es: Don Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar) (Gondomar, Galicia November 1, 1567 – Casa la Reina, Logroño, October 2, 1626), was a Spanish (Galician) diplomat, the Spanish ambassador to England from 1613 to 1622 and afterwards, as a kind of ambassador emeritus, Spain's leading expert on English affairs until his death.
Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.
Dorset was a county constituency covering Dorset in southern England, which elected two Members of Parliament (MPs), traditionally known as knights of the shire, to the House of Commons of England from 1290 until 1707, to the House of Commons of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800, and to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom until 1832.
Durham House, or Durham Inn, was the historic London town house of the Bishop of Durham in the Strand.
East Budleigh is a small village in East Devon, England.
Edmund Spenser (1552/1553 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.
El Dorado (Spanish for "the golden one"), originally El Hombre Dorado ("The Golden Man") or El Rey Dorado ("The Golden King"), was the term used by the Spanish Empire to describe a mythical tribal chief (zipa) of the Muisca native people of Colombia, who, as an initiation rite, covered himself with gold dust and submerged in Lake Guatavita.
Elizabeth Castle is a castle and tourist attraction, on a tidal island within the parish of Saint Helier, Jersey.
Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.
Elizabeth "Bess", Lady Raleigh (née Throckmorton; 16 April 1565 – circa 1647) was Sir Walter Raleigh's wife and a Gentlewoman of the Privy Chamber to Queen Elizabeth I of England.
The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).
Ark RoyalThe HMS prefix was not used until the middle of the eighteenth century, but is sometimes applied retrospectively.
Everyman's Library is a series of reprinted classic literature currently published in hardback by Random House.
Fardel Manor is a medieval manor house in South Hams, Devon, which was successively the home of the Raleigh and Hele families.
Fever, also known as pyrexia and febrile response, is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body's temperature set-point.
Flores Island (Ilha das Flores); is an island of the Western group (Grupo Ocidental) of the Azores.
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Francis Cutting (c.1550–1595/6) was an English lutenist and composer.
Sir Francis Godolphin MP (1540–1608) was an English nobleman, politician, knight, and Member of Parliament.
Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford, KG (c. 1527 – 28 July 1585) of Chenies in Buckinghamshire and of Bedford House in Exeter, Devon, was an English nobleman, soldier, and politician.
The galliard (gaillarde; gagliarda) was a form of Renaissance dance and music popular all over Europe in the 16th century.
The gentry (genterie; Old French gentil: "high-born") are the "well-born, genteel, and well-bred people" of the social class below the nobility of a society.
Gerald William Bullett (30 December 1893 – 3 January 1958) was a British man of letters.
Git is a term of insult with origins in British English denoting an unpleasant, silly, incompetent, annoying, senile, elderly or childish person.
Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally.
A great hall is the main room of a royal palace, nobleman's castle or a large manor house or hall house in the Middle Ages, and continued to be built in the country houses of the 16th and early 17th centuries, although by then the family used the great chamber for eating and relaxing.
The Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom are the four most senior and prestigious posts in the British government.
The Guayana Region is an administrative region of eastern Venezuela.
Guyana (pronounced or), officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America.
Hatteras Island (historically, Croatoan Island) is a barrier island located off the North Carolina coast.
Hearsay evidence is "an out-of-court statement offered to prove the truth of matter asserted".
Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham (22 November 1564 – 24 January 1618 (Old Style)/3 February 1618 (New Style)) was an English peer who was implicated in the Main Plot against the rule of James I of England.
Henstridge is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated east of Sherborne in the South Somerset district, near the border with Dorset.
HowStuffWorks is an American commercial educational website founded by Marshall Brain to provide its target audience an insight into the way many things work.
Huguenots (Les huguenots) are an ethnoreligious group of French Protestants who follow the Reformed tradition.
Sir Humphrey Gilbert (c. 1539 – 9 September 1583) of Compton in the parish of Marldon and of Greenway in the parish of Churston Ferrers, both in Devon, England, was an adventurer, explorer, member of parliament and soldier who served during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and was a pioneer of the English colonial empire in North America and the Plantations of Ireland.
"I'm So Tired" is a song by the Beatles from their double-disc album The Beatles (also known as the "White Album").
The Inns of Court in London are the professional associations for barristers in England and Wales.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
The Islands Voyage, also known as the Essex-Raleigh Expedition, was an ambitious, but unsuccessful naval campaign sent by Queen Elizabeth I of England, and supported by the United Provinces, against Spain during the Anglo–Spanish War (1585–1604) and the Eighty Years' War.
The Italian Renaissance (Rinascimento) was the earliest manifestation of the general European Renaissance, a period of great cultural change and achievement that began in Italy during the 14th century (Trecento) and lasted until the 17th century (Seicento), marking the transition between Medieval and Modern Europe.
Joseph Malaby Dent (30 August 1849 – 9 May 1926) was a British book publisher who produced the Everyman's Library series.
James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.
Jersey (Jèrriais: Jèrri), officially the Bailiwick of Jersey (Bailliage de Jersey; Jèrriais: Bailliage dé Jèrri), is a Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France.
John Best was an Englishman who held the government post of Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard from 1592 until 1597, replacing Sir Walter Raleigh.
John Donne (22 January 1572 – 31 March 1631) was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England.
Sir John Knox Laughton (23 April 1830 – 14 September 1915) was a British naval historian and arguably the first to argue for the importance of the subject as an independent field of study.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Hardress Wilfred Lloyd (born 30 September 1951) is an English television producer and writer best known for his work on such comedy television programmes as Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Blackadder and QI.
John Mitchinson is the head of research for the British television panel game QI, and is also the managing director of Quite Interesting Limited.
Sir John Peyton (1544–1630) was an English soldier, MP and administrator.
John White (c. 1540 – c. 1593) was a settler in North America.
A joint-stock company is a business entity in which shares of the company's stock can be bought and sold by shareholders.
Katherine Ashley (circa 1502–1565) (or Astley), née Katherine Champernowne, was governess to Queen Elizabeth I of England and became her close friend in later life.
Killua Castle, and the nearby Raleigh Obelisk, are situated near Clonmellon, County Westmeath, Ireland.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
A lady-in-waiting or court lady is a female personal assistant at a court, royal or feudal, attending on a royal woman or a high-ranking noblewoman.
Lake Parime or Lake Parima is a legendary lake located in South America.
Landed gentry or gentry is a largely historical British social class consisting in theory of landowners who could live entirely from rental income, or at least had a country estate.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Lawrence Kemys or Keymis (died 1618) was a seaman and companion of Sir Walter Raleigh in his expeditions to Guiana in 1595 and 1617-18.
Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.
Sir Lewis Stukley (1552–1620) lord of the manor of Affeton in Devon, was Vice-Admiral of Devonshire.
The Lieutenant Governor of Jersey is the representative of the British monarch in the Bailiwick of Jersey, a Crown dependency of the British Crown.
Lismore is an historic town in County Waterford, in the province of Munster, Ireland.
Roanoke Colony was an enterprise financed and organized by Sir Walter Raleigh in the late 16th century to establish a permanent English settlement in the Virginia Colony.
The Vice-Admiralties of the Coast were posts established in each of the twenty maritime counties of England, the North and South of Wales, and the four provinces of Ireland.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Longleat is an English stately home and the seat of the Marquesses of Bath.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall.
The Lord Warden of the Stannaries ((from stannum for Tin, Sn) used to exercise judicial and military functions in Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom, and is still the official who, upon the commission of the monarch or Duke of Cornwall for the time being, has the function of calling a Stannary Parliament of tinners. The last Stannary Parliament convened by a Lord Warden of the Stannaries sat in 1753. The first Lord Warden of the Stannaries of Cornwall and Devon was William de Wrotham, who was appointed during the reign of Richard I on 20 November 1197. During the Middle Ages, separate Lords Warden were appointed for Cornwall and Devon at various times and these also acted as Stewards for Duchy estates in those counties. In 1502, Robert, 2nd Lord Willoughby de Broke was appointed as both Lord Steward for Duchy estates in Cornwall and Devon, Lord Warden of the Stannaries in Cornwall and Devon, Master Forester of Dartmoor, and his successors have been granted these offices. The current holder of the post is Nicholas Bacon.
Louisiana Tech University, colloquially referred to as Louisiana Tech or La.
Madre de Deus (Mother of God; also called Mãe de Deus and Madre de Dios) was a Portuguese ship, renowned for her fabulous cargo, which stoked the English appetite for trade with the Far East, then a Portuguese monopoly.
The Main Plot was an alleged conspiracy of July 1603 by English courtiers, to remove King James I from the English throne and to replace him with his cousin Arabella (or Arbella) Stuart.
Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death.
Sir Matthew Arundell of Wardour Castle in Wiltshire (ca. 1532/3/4 – 24 December 1598), known between 1552 and 1554 as Matthew Howard and after his death sometimes called Matthew Arundell-Howard, was an English gentleman, landowner, and member of parliament in the West of England.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn.
Mining in Cornwall and Devon, in the south west of England, began in the early Bronze Age, around 2150 BC, and ended (at least temporarily) with the closure of South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall in 1998.
Mitchell, or St Michael (sometimes also called St Michael's Borough or Michaelborough) was a rotten borough consisting of the town (or village) of Mitchell, Cornwall.
Mount Gilbert, 3124 m (10249 ft) prominence: 484 m, is a mountain in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.
Mount Raleigh, elevation, is one of the principal summits of the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains of southern British Columbia in Canada.
Munster (an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan,.
Myrtle Grove is an Elizabethan gabled house in Youghal, County Cork, Ireland.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Old Palace Yard is a paved open space in the City of Westminster in Central London, England.
Oriel CollegeOxford University Calendar 2005–2006 (2005) p.323 has the corporate designation as "The Provost and Scholars of the House of the Blessed Mary the Virgin in Oxford, commonly called Oriel College, of the Foundation of Edward the Second of famous memory, sometime King of England", p324 has people — Oxford University Press.
The Orinoco River is one of the longest rivers in South America at.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
In English law, Oyer and terminer (a partial translation of the Anglo-French oyer et terminer which literally means "to hear and to determine") was the Law French name for one of the commissions by which a judge of assize sat.
The Pacific Ranges are the southernmost subdivision of the Coast Mountains portion of the Pacific Cordillera.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
A pastoral lifestyle (see pastoralism) is that of shepherds herding livestock around open areas of land according to seasons and the changing availability of water and pasture.
Peter Edgcumbe or Edgcombe (1536 – 4 January 1608) was an English politician.
Plantations in 16th- and 17th-century Ireland involved the confiscation of land by the English crown and the colonisation of this land with settlers from the island of Great Britain.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum.
A privateer is a private person or ship that engages in maritime warfare under a commission of war.
Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks".
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Raleigh County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia.
Walter Raleigh Trevelyan (6 July 1923 – 23 October 2014) was a British author, editor, and publisher and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
"Raleigh was Right" is a poem by William Carlos Williams, composed in response to the Elizabethan exchange between Christopher Marlowe, in "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love", and Walter Raleigh, with "The Nymph's Reply".
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
In accounting, revenue is the income that a business has from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers.
A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem or song.
Richard Al(l)ison (born c. 1560–1570 – died before 1610) was an English composer.
Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork (13 October 1566 – 15 September 1643), also known as the Great Earl of Cork, was an English-born politician who served as Lord Treasurer of the Kingdom of Ireland.
Richard Carew (17 July 1555 – 6 November 1620) was a Cornish translator and antiquary.
Sir Richard Grenville (15 June 1542 – 10 September 1591) (alias Greynvile, Greeneville, Greenfield, etc.) lord of the manors of Stowe, Kilkhampton in Cornwall and of Bideford in Devon, was an English sailor who, as captain of the Revenge, died at the Battle of Flores (1591), fighting against overwhelming odds, and refusing to surrender his ship to the far more numerous Spanish.
Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins (or Hawkyns) (c. 1562 – 17 April 1622) was a 17th-century English seaman, explorer and pirate.
The Roanoke Colony, also known as the Lost Colony, was established in 1585 on Roanoke Island in what is today's Dare County, North Carolina.
Roanoke Island is an island in Dare County on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, United States.
Sir Robert Naunton (1563 – 27 March 1635) was an English writer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1606 and 1626.
The Royal Hospital School (usually shortened as "RHS" and historically nicknamed "The Cradle of the Navy") is a British co-educational independent day and boarding school with naval traditions.
Saint Helier (Saint-Hélier) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel.
Sherborne is a market town and civil parish in north west Dorset, in South West England.
Sherborne Castle is a 16th-century Tudor mansion southeast of Sherborne in Dorset, England, within the parish of Castleton.
Sir Sidney Lee (5 December 1859 – 3 March 1926) was an English biographer, writer and critic.
The Siege of Smerwick took place at Ard na Caithne (formerly known in English as Smerwick) in 1580, during the Second Desmond Rebellion in Ireland.
Sir Edward Seymour, 1st Baronet (c. 1563 – 10 April 1613) of Berry Pomeroy, Devon, was Member of Parliament for Devon, twice High Sheriff of Devon and an Army Colonel.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
South Wraxall Manor is a Grade I listed country house which dates from the early 15th century, located at South Wraxall in the English county of Wiltshire, near Bradford on Avon.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
The Spanish Armada (Grande y Felicísima Armada, literally "Great and Most Fortunate Navy") was a Spanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from A Coruña in late May 1588, under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia, with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade England.
The Church of St Margaret, Westminster Abbey, is situated in the grounds of Westminster Abbey on Parliament Square, and is the Anglican parish church of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom in London.
Strand (or the Strand) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
A tally stick (or simply tally) was an ancient memory aid device used to record and document numbers, quantities, or even messages.
The Armada Service (alias Tudor Service) is a set of more than 31 gilded silver dishes, dated between 1581 and 1601, formerly owned by Sir Christopher Harris (c. 1553–1625), MP, of Radford House in the parish of Plymstock in Devon, England.
The Beatles, also known as "The White Album", is the ninth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November 1968.
The Book of General Ignorance is the first in a series of books based on the final round in the intellectual British panel game QI, written by series-creator John Lloyd and head-researcher John Mitchinson,.
The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).
The Discovery of Guiana is a book by Sir Walter Raleigh, who wrote this account one year after his 1595 journey to "Guiana", the Venezuelan region of Guayana.
The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund Spenser.
The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.
The Lie is a political and social criticism poem probably written by Sir Walter Raleigh circa 1592.
"The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" (1596), by Walter Raleigh, is a poem that responds to and parodies the poem "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" (1593) by Christopher Marlowe.
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, known for its first line "Come live with me and be my love", is a poem written by the English poet Christopher Marlowe and published in 1599 (six years after the poet's death).
The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an eleven-volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.
Thomas Erskine, 1st Earl of Kellie (1566 – 12 June 1639) was a Scottish peer.
Thomas Fuller (1608 – 16 August 1661) was an English churchman and historian.
Thomas Harriot (Oxford, c. 1560 – London, 2 July 1621), also spelled Harriott, Hariot or Heriot, was an English astronomer, mathematician, ethnographer and translator who made advances within the scientific field.
Thomas Howard, 3rd Viscount Howard of Bindon (died 1611) was an English peer and politician.
Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them.
A tobacco pouch is a pouch used to hold tobacco.
The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.
In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one's nation or sovereign.
The Treaty of London, signed on 18 August O.S. (28 August N.S.) 1604, concluded the nineteen-year Anglo-Spanish War.
The University of North Carolina is a multi-campus public university system composed of all 16 of North Carolina's public universities, as well as the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the nation's first public residential high school for gifted students.
Venezuela, officially denominated Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela),Previously, the official name was Estado de Venezuela (1830–1856), República de Venezuela (1856–1864), Estados Unidos de Venezuela (1864–1953), and again República de Venezuela (1953–1999).
The holder of the post Vice-Admiral of Devon was responsible for the defence of the county of Devon, England.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
The Virginia Company refers collectively to two joint stock companies chartered under James I on 10 April 1606 with the goal of establishing settlements on the coast of North America.
Sir Walter Long (1560 or 1565?–October 1610) was an English knight and landowner, born in Wiltshire, the son of Sir Robert Long and his wife Barbara Carne.
A wet nurse is a woman who breast feeds and cares for another's child.
William Bourchier, 3rd Earl of Bath (29 Sep 1557 – 12 July 1623) was Lord Lieutenant of Devon.
William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet and physician closely associated with modernism and imagism.
William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke (8 April 1580 – 10 April 1630) was an English nobleman, politician, and courtier.
Sir William Mohun (ca. 1540 – 6 April 1588) of Hall in the parish of Lanteglos-by-Fowey and of Boconnoc, both in Cornwall, was a Member of Parliament.
Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.
Winchester Castle is a medieval building in Hampshire, England.
Youghal is a seaside resort town in County Cork, Ireland.
The 100 Greatest Britons was a television series broadcast by the BBC in 2002.
The 3rd Spanish Armada also known as the Spanish Armada of 1597 was a major naval event that took place between October and November 1597 as part of the Anglo–Spanish War.