VISTAS: An awareness of a range of time, events, or subjects. A broad Mental View.

Sir Walter Ralegh

1554?-1618

Ralegh was chiefly known as a military, political, and diplomatic genius and also as a charismatic adventurer. He wrote history and poetry of a most distinguished order. For all his brilliance and patriotic service, however, James I still ordered Ralegh's execution, and he was beheaded