'A Coppy of a letter Conceived to bee writt to the late Duke of Buckingham when hee first became a favourite to K. James. By Sir Francis Bacon. Conteyning some advises to the Duke for his Better direction in that eminent place of the Favourite drawne from him at the entreaty of the Duke himselfe'. This is the second, fuller, version of the letter, not the text of the quarto edition of 1661.
A Coppy of a letter Conceived to bee writt to the late Duke of Buckingham...
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- Dates of Creationc1650-1700
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description70 pages, 1 volume
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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, 1561-1626, English philosopher, statesman and essayist best known for theories on scientific experimentation; knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St Alban in 1621; Lord Chancellor, 1618; died 1626.
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Compiled by J Caudwell.
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Bookplate of William Gregory, Esqr. of Woolhope in Herefordshire. Formerly in the Phillipps collection