About Damerei Raleigh
- Sir Walter Raleigh ( /ˈrɔːli/, /ˈræli/, or /ˈrɑːli/;) (c. 1554 – 29 October 1618) was an English aristocrat, . . . .
- In 1591, Raleigh was secretly married to Elizabeth "Bess" Throckmorton (or Throgmorton). She was one of the Queen's ladies-in-waiting, eleven years his junior, and was pregnant at the time. She gave birth to a son, believed to be named 'Damerei, who was given to a wet nurse at Durham House, but died in October 1591 of plague'.
- Elizabeth, Lady Raleigh (16 April 1565 – c. 1647), née Throckmorton, was Sir Walter Raleigh's wife, and a Lady of the Privy Chamber to Queen Elizabeth I of England. Their secret marriage precipitated a long period of royal disfavour . . .
- 'Her pregnancy in the summer of 1591 led to their secret marriage; she gave birth to a baby boy named Damerei, after Sir Walter's claimed ancestors, and immediately returned to court. The child died aged six months old in October 1591 of plague.'