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ment of Sir Walter Raleigh, received Christian baptism, and was invested with the rank of a feudal baron, as the Lord of Roanoke. It was the first peerage erected by the English in America, and remained a solitary dignity, till Locke and Shaftesburngdom, and the security of the Protestant reformation, were in danger; nor Chap III.} 1588 could the poor colonists of Roanoke be again remembered, till after the discomfiture of the Invincible Armada. Even when complete success against the Spang link between the first efforts of England in North Carolina and the final colonization of Virginia. The colonists at Roanoke had emigrated with a charter; the new instrument Hazard, i. 42—45. was not an assignment of 1589 Mar. 7 Raleigh's pa his liege-men. But it was all in vain; imagination received no help in its attempts to trace the fate of the colony of Roanoke. The name of Raleigh stands highest among the statesmen of England, who advanced the colonization of the United State