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Raleigh"s Page

by Alan Armstrong

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Published by Random House Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTim Jessell (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7429885M
ISBN 100375933190
ISBN 109780375933196
OCLC/WorldCa69104218

  Imprisoned in the Tower of London for alleged treason and in fear of his life, Sir Walter Raleigh's thoughts naturally turned to immortality and he decided to write a grand history of the world - but his grandiloquence was to come sadly unstuck. July's Picture This dissects Raleigh’s magnificent and complex frontispiece.   Raleigh was a younger son of Walter Raleigh (d. ) of Fardell in Devon, by his third wife, Katherine Gilbert (née Champernowne). In he fought on the Huguenot (French Protestant) side in the Wars of Religion in France, and he is known later to have been at Oriel College, Oxford (), and at the Middle Temple law college (). In he fought against the Irish rebels in .

  Raleigh-based Bandwidth says it will create over 1, jobs in the coming years as part of a major expansion in the Triangle that includes a new headquarters and more than $ million in Author: David Purtell.   Armstrong, author of the Newbery Honor Book Whittington (), weaves a richly detailed historical narrative featuring year-old Andrew Saintleger, who leaves his home in Devon to become a page to Walter Raleigh.5/5(2).

Explorer, fighter and lover, Sir Walter Raleigh was one of the grand scalawags of the Elizabethan Age. Walter Raleigh made a name for himself fighting the Irish at Munster; later he was introduced at court and became a favorite of Queen Elizabeth for his wit and womanizing, Raleigh was in and out of Elizabeth’s favor. Raleigh Water has the responsibility for operating, maintaining, repairing, replacing and expanding the water, sewer, and reuse systems of the City of Raleigh and the towns of Garner, Rolesville, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon and Wake Forest. Public Utilities Handbook. Appendix A - Guidelines and Requirements for the Cross Connection Program.


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The other reviews rave how "Raleigh's Page" brings us into the Elizabethan age with "well-researched" details of the time. Honestly, the book reads like a bad scotch-taped report of old England. These "details" are so awkwardly worked into the text, I can hardly believe this author is an award winner.

The characters might be placed in the /5(4). Young Andrew's mind's been set afire by his teacher's enthusiasm for the opportunities offered by America, so when his father finds him a position as page to Sir Walter Raleigh, he dares to hope for overseas excitement.

Once ensconced in Raleigh's household, he quickly becomes caught up in the web of intrigue that is Queen Elizabeth's court.

When events take Andrew, his teacher and Raleigh's. Knowing that Andrew's heart is set on going to the new world, his father sends him up to London to serve as page in the house of Walter Raleigh. In Queen Elizabeth's court, Raleigh's the strongest voice in favor of fighting with Spain for a position in the New World, and everyone knows that it's just a matter of time before Her Majesty agrees Format: Ebook.

Raleighs, Cerne Abbas. 59 likes. Raleigh’s is a beautiful historic home built in and once hosted a visit from Sir Walter Raleigh. Fully modernised and sleeping 6 comfortably it is located in the Followers: Alan Armstrong's first book, Whittington, was awarded the Newbery Honor in He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Martha, a painter.

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Honestly, the book reads like a bad scotch-taped report of old England. These "details" are so awkwardly worked into the text, I can hardly believe this author is an award winner/5(4). Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, September 1, "It's an absorbing historical adventure from an emerging master." "[This book] will have adventure lovers at the edge of their seats, and they'll realize that America's history is anything but boring."--School Library Journal "Historical figures such as Raleigh, Thomas Harriot, and Manteo mix with fictional characters in an adventure that /5().

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His father writes to a childhood friend, the now-famous sea captain, Walter Raleigh, to ask if he will take the boy as a : Alan Armstrong. Get this from a library. Raleigh's page. [Alan Armstrong; Tim Jessell] -- In the late 16th century, fifteen-year-old Andrew leaves school in England and must prove himself as a page to Sir Walter Raleigh before embarking for Virginia, where he helps to establish relations.

"Both a beautiful celebration of black culture and an excellent first black history book for young children. (Picture book. ) " A young black child ponders the colors in the rainbow and a crayon box and realizes that while black is not a color in the rainbow, black culture is a rainbow of its own.

Read full book review > Released: Jan. 14, The History of the World is one of the better known literary achievements of Sir Walter Raleigh.

The bibliographic life of the History is as interesting as was the life of its author, filled with successes, pitfalls and controversy. Sir Walter Raleigh was a contemporary of Shakespeare and a favorite among the court of Elizabeth I.

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Sir Walter Raleigh (/ ˈ r ɔː l i, ˈ r æ l i, ˈ r ɑː l i /; c. (or ) – 29 October ), also spelled Ralegh, was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and was cousin to Sir Richard Grenville and younger half-brother of Sir Humphrey is also well known for popularising tobacco in en: Damerei, Walter (Wat), Carew.

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