Early modern European history quiz

A: 1618

Q: In which year was Sir Walter Raleigh executed?

Sir Walter Raleigh was executed on 29 October 1618, after the death sentence passed in 1603 for his alleged involvement with the Main Plot to remove James I of England (James VI in Scotland) from the throne was revived, following a failed expedition to Guiana in search of El Dorado and attacking the Spanish outpost in San Tomé which violated the peace treaties with Spain.

 

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