Sir Walter Raleigh: Perhaps you would like to learn more about the life and spectaular achievements of this famous explorer, poet and courtier?
- Look up more on the life of Sir Walter Raleigh. Then write an essay in which you present evidence for the claim that he was a “Renaissance man”.
- Can you find examples of other persons in Europe in this era who shared Raleigh's wide field of interests? These might be painters, sculptors, architects, scientists, philosophers – or some combination of any of these!