Sir Walter Raleigh Research Paper

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Sir Walter Raleigh was an explorer, writer, and soldier. He went on many expeditions to areas such as North Carolina, Venezuela and many other places. In this report I will be writing about what he did before, during, and after his expeditions.

Walter Raleigh was born in 1552 in Devon, England. Because he was raised a Protestant his family was under persecution from Queen Mary I as she was trying to restore Roman Catholicism in England. This made Walter hate Catholics for the rest of his life. When Raleigh was about Seventeen years old he joined the the French Huguenots in the wars for religion from 1569 to 1571. After he was finished with the war he attended Oxford and studied law. Once he finished college

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