Who is Francis Bacon?

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, Kt., KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.

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Francis Bacon - Historical Debates - Occult Theories
... Francis Bacon often gathered with the men at Gray's Inn to discuss politics and philosophy, and to try out various theatrical scenes that he admitted ... Bacon's alleged connection to the Rosicrucians and the Freemasons has been widely discussed by authors and scholars in many books ... including Daphne du Maurier (in her biography of Bacon), have argued there is no substantive evidence to support claims of involvement with the Rosicrucians ...
Michael Peppiatt - Bibliography
... 1964 Modern Art in Britain 1976 Francis Bacon l’art de l’impossible (trans ... their Studios (with Alice Bellony Rewald) 1987 The School of London 1997 Francis Bacon Anatomy of an Enigma 2000 Zoran Music 2001 Alberto Giacometti in Post-War Paris ... de Giacometti 2003 Vincent van Gogh 2004 Francis Bacon le sacré et le profane 2006 L’amitié Leiris-Bacon Une étrange fascination 2006 Francis Bacon in the 1950s 2006 Les dilemmes de ...
Michael Peppiatt
... children, where he wrote the biography of Francis Bacon (1909–1992), whose close friend and commentator he had been for thirty years ... languages, the biography is considered the definitive account of Bacon’s life and work ... worldwide, notably travelling retrospectives of the School of London, Francis Bacon, Alberto Giacometti, Christian Schad and Antoni Tàpies ...
Comte De Gabalis
... "I AM" Activity or Saint Germain Foundation, believe that it is Sir Francis Bacon — who wrote the Shakespeare plays, employing the pen name "William Shakespeare" — earlier in his illustrious career ... Therefore, Francis Bacon at a later date, and just prior to 1670, would have given five discourses under another another pen name 'Comte De Gabalis' ... Lord Francis Bacon's (Shakespeare's) plays abound in elemental beings Puck and Ariel ...
Anne Bacon - Early Life - Adult Life
... which can be seen in the letters she wrote to her sons, Anthony Bacon and Sir Francis Bacon ... Anne Bacon married Sir Nicholas Bacon, Queen Elizabeth's Keeper of the Great Seal, in 1553 and they had two sons, Anthony and Francis Bacon, the latter later becoming a philosopher and a ... For a while, Anne Bacon was a leading Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth ...

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