Sir Walter Raleigh
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This site offers an overview of the life of Christopher Marlowe,
his literary works, and the mysterious events surrounding
his death. Imagine that you are a detective assigned to investigate
Marlowe's death. What questions would you want to ask the
other patrons who were in the bar the night Marlowe was killed?
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Sir Walter Raleigh was an explorer, soldier, sailor, statesman,
poet, and historianand one of the most colorful figures of
the Renaissance. Britannia.com offers a series of in-depth
reports covering Raleigh's life from his birth to his execution.
With a small group of classmates, prepare and deliver a presentation
that features highlights from Raleigh's eventful life.
Like many other prominent Renaissance figures, Sir Walter
Raleigh was a prisoner for many years in the Tower of London.
Take this virtual tour of the Tower and view photos of the
actual rooms in which Raleigh spent his incarceration and
wrote his History of the World. Over the years, the
walls of the Tower prison chambers became littered with the
scribblings of prisoners. Write a short poem or message that
Raleigh might have carved into the walls.