By Alexis Loveland
- Studied at Cambridge university
- Also studied at Grays inn
- Became a member of parliament in 1584
- University of Poitiers
- English philosopher
- Essayist and author
- Francis Bacon's real interests lay in science
- Was the keeper of the great seal for Elizabeth 1st
- Was the son of sir Nicholas Bacon
- Served as Attorney General
- Also served as Lord Chancellor
MOST KNOWN FOR
- Accession of James 1st
MEANS OF SUPPORT
- Primary: government
- Had no membership
- Friends Bishop Andrewes,Thomas Harriot,Sir W. Raleigh, L. Poe, and J. Hammond
- Some books are for tasting; others swallowed; and someto be chewed and digested.
- A prudent question id one-half of wisdom.
- Acorns were good until bread was found.
- Truth comes out of error more readily than out of confusion.