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Francis Bacon's Wedding Gift of 'A Garden of a Glorious and Strange Beauty' for the Earl and Countess of Somerset


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Stumbled on this but have not read. Caught my attention.

https://www.jstor.org/stable/25472393

Abstract

On 6 January 1614 a 'garden of a glorious and strange beauty' appeared in The Masque of Flowers, a wedding masque presented by Sir Francis Bacon for the Earl and Countess of Somerset. It is the single most compelling reflection of a real garden to appear in the Jacobean court masques, and succeed...

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