Sir Walter Ralegh


Sir Walter Ralegh
noun
English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑courtier, ↑colonizer, ↑coloniser

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  • Sir Walter Raleigh — (* 1552 oder 1554 in Hayes Barton, Devonshire; † 29. Oktober 1618 in London) war ein englischer Seefahrer, Entdecker und Schriftsteller sowie Günstling der englischen Königin Elizabeth I. Sein Nachname findet sich auch in den Schreibweisen Rawley …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sir Walter Raleigh — noun English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552 1618) • Syn: ↑Raleigh, ↑Walter Raleigh, ↑Ralegh, ↑Walter Ralegh, ↑Sir Walter Ralegh • Instance Hypernyms: ↑courtier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Walter Ralegh — noun English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552 1618) • Syn: ↑Raleigh, ↑Walter Raleigh, ↑Sir Walter Raleigh, ↑Ralegh, ↑Sir Walter Ralegh • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ralegh (Raleigh), Sir Walter — (1552 1618)    The military and naval commander and adventurer was born near Budleigh Salterton, South Devon. In 1569 he fought on the Huguenot side in the Wars of Religion in France and was later at Oriel College, Oxford (1572), and at the… …   British and Irish poets

  • Ralegh, Sir Walter —  (1552–1618) English courtier, explorer, and author.  Raleigh was once the conventional spelling, but Ralegh is now generally preferred in serious and academic writings. However, for the city in North Carolina, the bicycles, and the cigarettes,… …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Raleigh, Sir Walter — born 1554?, Hayes Barton, near Budleigh Salterton, Devon, Eng. died Oct. 29, 1618, London English adventurer and favourite of Elizabeth I. He joined his half brother Humphrey Gilbert on a piratical expedition against the Spanish (1578) then… …   Universalium

  • Walter Warner — Walter Warner, né dans le Leicestershire en 1563, mort en 1643, est un mathématicien et scientifique anglais. Henry Percy, le protecteur de Walter Warner Biographie Après avoir fréquenté le College Merton, d Oxford, Walter obtint son diplôme… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sir — [sʉr] n. [ME < sire: see SIRE] 1. a man of rank; lord 2. [sometimes S ] a respectful term of address used to a man: not followed by the given name or surname and often used in the salutation of a letter [Dear Sir] 3. [S ] the title used before …   English World dictionary

  • Walter Raleigh — Infobox writer name = Walter Raleigh |thumb|200px|right|Portrait of Walter Raleigh, near age 32, by Nicholas Hilliard, c. 1585 bgcolour = silver birthdate = c. 1552 birthplace = Devonshire, England deathdate = death date|1618|10|29|df=y (aged 66) …   Wikipedia

  • Walter Raleigh — Porträt von Sir Walter Raleigh im Alter von 32 Jahren Sir Walter Raleigh (* 1552 oder 1554 in Hayes Barton, Devonshire; † 29. Oktober 1618 in London) war ein englischer Seefahrer, Entdecker und …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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