Who Introduced the Potato to England?

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Potatoes are said to have been introduced in England by Sir Walter Raleigh and Thomas Herriot. Sir Walter Raleigh first planted the potato in the estate of Youghall near Cork. The potato was later grown in Lancashire before spreading to other parts.
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The potato was introduced in England and Ireland in the early and mid 1700's and then brought by Irish immigrants to North America.
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Sir Walter Raleigh introduced Potatoes and Tobacco to England in the 16th Century on return from the Americas. Traditionally this is attributed to Sir Walter Raliegh.
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Europe would wait until the 1780's before the potato gained prominence
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Henry II, one of the most under-rated kings of England largely because of the Thomas a Becket debacle, was one of the strongest and finest. He laid the foundations for the present
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Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618) best known for his expeditions to Americas and for introducing tobacco and potato, 2 products of New World, into England
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