The Adventure Ends

On October 29, 1618 the adventures officially ended for Sir Walter Raleigh, who was executed for allegedly plotting against King James I. After a murky beginning, Raleigh first started his rise to prominence when he took part in the suppression of the Desmond Rebellions in Ireland. He was awarded with estates that made him one of the principal landowners in Munster, where he made the … Continue reading The Adventure Ends