Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh (or Ralegh; pronounced either Rally or Rawly). Born between 1552 and 1554 at Hayes Barton, East Budleigh, Devon. Unjustly executed in London on 29 October, 1618. Explorer, courtier, fashion icon, parliamentarian, diplomat, politician, soldier, ship designer, poet, historian, businessman, chemist and botanist with the reputation, in later life, of being a physician... and Great Devonian.
Saturday, 3 November 2018
Object of the Month, November 2018: The Sir Walter Raleigh pub sign, East Budleigh