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History Senryū 22 Jul 2015

Colony founded

up on Roanoke Island.

Later they lost it.

Poetry

Whose eyes do YOU see the world through?

I’ve been thinking a lot about filters for the past few weeks. When I was a teenager, I thought I wanted to be a photographer. Somehow I got a pretty good 35mm camera. 435 more words

Thoughts

Sir Walter Raleigh

Today we have been researching the life and times of Sir Walter Raleigh. We have created a timeline of his life as well as keynotes about him. 25 more words

History

What's the Deal With Roanoke?

“In 1585, Sir Walter Raleigh sent about one hundred colonists, all of them men, across the Atlantic to settle on Roanoke, a small island on the North Carolina coast (then part of “Virginia”). 209 more words

FAQ

A Peek at the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

When Elizabeth came to the throne, the Wars of the Roses were long over and the Tudor monarchy was firmly established.  The Puritan revolution was still in the distance.  203 more words

Puritans

Tobacco: the inedible plant that has accompanied meals for centuries

Not everything that happens at the table has to do with eating, the act of sitting together to share meals is indeed a social event and it provides the perfect opportunity to share, relax, talk and bond. 411 more words

History

There is no malaise involved with the art of John Millais

The Boyhood of Raleigh by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA who was born in Southampton, on 8th June 1829, a prominent Jersey-based family.  Millais was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the… 377 more words

Paintings