Here Was a Man Author:Nora Lofts A novel of Sir Walter Raleigh. He spent his boyhood on the Devon Coast. His constant companions were smugglers, fishermen and voyagers from around the world. From them he learned of the sea, of adventure and the call of far places and distant lands ... — It was England's most splendid era--the age of the Armada and plundered Spanish gold, of t... more »he discovery of the Americas, of Elizabeth's brilliant court and the men who surrounded her throne.
Raleigh was destined to be one of those men--soldier and poet, explorer and scholar, courtier and lover--his career was to be as eventful and vivid as the times in which he lived ...« less