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Manteo, Raleigh, and the politics of the Lost Colony

Wednesday Rebekah and I woke up on the Outer Banks, worked our way slowly back home, via Manteo, then went to sleep in our own beds here in Wake Forest. 574 more words


Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Poetry

Poetry in the Pastoral Mode

This spring I’ve been teaching a class on modern and contemporary poetry at the Mohawk Valley Institute for Learning in Retirement. 4,166 more words

Literary Criticism

George Gascoigne - First of the Elizabethans

I’m encountering all manner of person as my exploration of Raleigh continues. George Gascoigne was one of Raleigh’s role models.  His ‘mind was a very opal’ Irwin,p.17.   376 more words

Sixteenth Century

Sherlock Holmes and The Case of The Raleigh Legacy By L.B. Greenwood

Sherlock Holmes and The Case of The Raleigh Legacy

Timeline: Not specifically dated, but set “some months” after Watson had taken up rooms with Holmes and fairly early in their working relationship. 551 more words


"Illegal Litigation": Excerpt from "I am the Raleigh," by F. L. Light

A Shakespearean proficiency in meter and rhetoric may to F L Light be ascribed. Nearly forty of his dramas are now available on Amazon, and twenty have been produced for Audible. 816 more words

Arts & Letters

Drunk History; Or, How a Terrible Show Reminded Me of My Real Love

I —like all of my fellow English educated companions— spent the formative years of my education learning, to differing levels of interest, about facets of English and British history throughout the ages. 1,043 more words


22nd February 1604.

Between 1584 and 1610 there were four main plots by Catholics against the English throne. Two of these were The Bye and Main Plots, also known as the ‘Treason of the Priests’.   349 more words