Sir Francis Bacon

his life and works. by Adwin Wigfall Green

Publisher: A. Swallow in Denver

Written in English
Published: Pages: 296 Downloads: 175
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  • Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [284]-294.

LC ClassificationsB1197 .G72 1952
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6106285M
LC Control Number52000131

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Sir Francis was a devout believer in the Bible. He wrote: “There are two books laid before us to study, to prevent our falling into error; first, the volume of the Scriptures, which reveal the will of God; then the volume of the Creatures, which.

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He was the youngest of five sons of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal under Elizabeth mother, Ann Cooke Bacon was the second wife of Sir Nicholas, a member of the Reformed or Puritan Church, and a daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke, whose sister married William Cecil, Lord Burghley, the great minister of Queen.

— Sir Francis Bacon 'Meditationes Sacrae' (), in James Spedding, Robert Ellis and Douglas Heath (eds.), The Works of Francis Bacon (), Vol. 7, The First Book of Francis Bacon of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning ().

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Rowley, published "The New Atlantis" inthe year after the author's death. It seems to have been written aboutduring that period of literary activity which followed Bacon's political fall.