Signature of Walter Ralegh (1554-1618)

The autograph of Sir Walter Ralegh, courtier to Elizabeth I, explorer and author of a history of the world, can be seen at the top left of the title-page to this copy of Werner Rolevinck's chronological work, Fasciculus temporum (1518). The other inscriptions include a statement of the author, "Wernerus Carthusianus Author" (centre), and on the far right the name "Ch. Malto", probably Charles Malton.