Memorial: M5782

Bust at Stowe, Buckinghamshire, of Sir Walter Raleigh d. 1618  .

Location

Stowe Landscape Gardens, Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England

Transcript

'SIR WALTER RALEIGH / A VALIANT SOLDIER AND ABLE STATEMAN / WHO ENDEAVOURING TO ROUSE THE SPIRIT OF HIS MASTER / FOR THE HONOUR OF HIS COUNTRY AGAINST THE AMBITION OF SPAIN / FELL A SACRIFICE TO THE INFLUENCE OF THAT COURT / WHOSE ARMS HE HAD VANQUISHED AND WHOSE DESIGNS HE OPPOSED'

Details

Description: Bust in a niche in the Temple of British Worthies.
Type: Bust
Position: Temple of British Worthies
Materials: Stone
Artists: Peter Scheemakers
Vessel: Ark Royal

Event

Spanish Armada

Event Date

1588

Event Category

1584 - 1604 Conflict between England and Spain

People

Raleigh, Walter
Age:
Date of Death: 29/10/1618
Cause of Death: Executed
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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