Sir Walter Raleigh by Maria Wingfield Digby

To coincide with the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh of Sherborne Castle, Pitkin Publishers have brought out a beautifully-produced booklet which is an elegant introduction to Raleigh’s life. The text is by Maria Wingfield Digby, whose husband Edward is the current owner of the Castle. The Digby family has owned the Castle since 1617. The Abbey Shop in the Close has copies of Sir Walter Raleigh at £5.95 each.