Person    | Male  Born 1554  Died 29/10/1618

Sir Walter Raleigh

Courtier, explorer, author and puddle-coverer. Born Devon. Became a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I and explored Virginia, America, for her, enabling its colonisation. Briefly imprisoned in the Tower for marrying without the Queen's permission. Explored part of of South America looking for El Dorado and in the process upset the Spanish. This, together with an accusation of plotting against James I brought about his imprisonment and execution at Old Palace Yard.

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Sir Walter Raleigh

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Sir Walter Raleigh statue

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London Bridge remnant

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Thomas Terry

Thomas Terry

Role on the lost expedition: Officer on SS Erebus. See John Franklin.

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1 memorial
James Daly

James Daly

Role on the lost expedition: Royal marine on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

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1 memorial
Solomon Tozer

Solomon Tozer

Role on the lost expedition: Royal marine on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

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1 memorial
John Wilson

John Wilson

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

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1 memorial
Thomas Tadman

Thomas Tadman

Role on the lost expedition: Able seaman on SS Erebus. See John Franklin.

Person, Exploring, Tragedy

1 memorial