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Ralegh's Last Journey: A Tale of Madness, Vanity and Treachery This Title Is A Study In Vanity And Ambition, Madness And Resignation Sir Walter Raleigh Was One Of The Greatest Courtiers Of His Day, Elizabeth S Favourite, Dashing, Brilliant, Wily And Powerful This Book Book Takes As Its Subject His Extraordinary Last Months, During The Summer Of 1618 When, His Last Voyage A Failure And Under Great Suspicion From James I, He Was Escorted Back To London By Sir Lewis Stucley The Tragi Comic Story Of This Journey, From Plymouth To The Scaffold, Of Raleigh S Grotesque Behaviour Along The Way, Of The Web Of Deceit And Counter Treachery Woven Between Him And His Reviled And Much Misunderstood Betrayer Judas Stucley, And Of Their Travelling Companion The French Physician And Double Agent Dr Manourie Around This Last Journey Will Be Linked The Other Players In The Drama Bess, Raleigh S Handsome, Resourceful And Distracted Wife Carew, Their 13 Year Old Son And Samuel King, Privateering Captain And Link With Past Glories On Countless Occasions Raleigh Has The Opportunity To Escape, And Refuses It Then, When He At Last Opts For Freedom In A False Beard , He Finds Himself Betrayed Again.

15 thoughts on “Ralegh's Last Journey: A Tale of Madness, Vanity and Treachery

  1. says:

    Enjoyed reading this one Would like to find a full biography of Sir Walter Ralegh Ralegh s Last Journey tells a similar story to that of fellow Elizabethan sea dog Drake, and therefore the man s best years are not recounted in this book.Paul Hyland s 2003 tale of madness, vanity and treachery covers Walt s final voyage to the Orinoco River on his dream boat escapade search for El Dorado in 1617 Returning a year later to face arrest and finally execution on the 29th October 1618.Hyland has written a detailed and well researched account that shows the madness, vanity and treachery in large part emanated from King James I It was a catalytic moment for the Puritan revolution Richard Polwhele, an eighteenth century West Country historian wrote, I shall only hint, that the execution of this great man, whom James was advised to sacrifice to the advancement of peace with Spain, hath left an indelible stain on the memory of that misguided monarch As the twentieth c...

  2. says:

    A very engaging historical novel about the last few weeks of Sir Walter Ralegh s life and the surreal circumstances leading to its end.

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