Sir Ralph Lane

(c. 1530—1603) soldier and colonist

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(c.1530–1603), English maritime adventurer and American colonist, governed the Roanoke Island colony (1585–86), of which he wrote a glowing report, published in Hakluyt's The Principall Navigations….

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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