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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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Anne Bacon - Early Life - Adult Life
... 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 pioneer of the ... For a while, Anne Bacon was a leading Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth ...
Comte De Gabalis
... as the "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 ... 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 ...
Michael Peppiatt - Bibliography
... 1964 Modern Art in Britain 1976 Francis Bacon l’art de l’impossible (trans ... 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 2002 Aristide Maillol 2003 ... Lloyd) 2003 Dans l’atelier de Giacometti 2003 Vincent van Gogh 2004 Francis Bacon le sacré et le profane 2006 L’amitié Leiris-Bacon Une étrange ...
Michael Peppiatt
... his wife, the art historian Jill Lloyd, and their two children, where he wrote the biography of Francis Bacon (1909–1992), whose close friend and commentator he ... several languages, the biography is considered the definitive account of Bacon’s life and work ... curated numerous exhibitions worldwide, notably travelling retrospectives of the School of London, Francis Bacon, Alberto Giacometti, Christian Schad and Antoni ...
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 ... others, including Daphne du Maurier (in her biography of Bacon), have argued there is no substantive evidence to support claims of involvement with the Rosicrucians ...

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