Intrepid Explorer

Sir Walter Raleigh was a famous explorer of the Americas and a great favourite of the queen. Raleigh discovered everything that ends with the letter 'o' - the potato, tobacco, Tokyo, Plato and the portaloo - although some doubt his claims to the didgeridoo.


Poems about life and death


Funny biographical poems


Voyage of Discovery

‘Really, Sir Walter’ Queen Elizabeth said,
‘What is it with you men and your ships?
A woman would've nipped down the shops
For 20 Bensons and a bag of chips.’

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