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14 hours ago, A Phoenix said:

The Virtuous Bacon Family

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I wonder when the first edition of The Doctrine of the Gospel was published? The 1606 edition refers to Sir Nicholas Bacon as if he was still alive (d. 1579). "Maister" Edward Bacon was a JP in Suffolk from 1594 to c.1600. By 1601 he was High Sheriff of Suffolk and became "Sir" Edward Bacon in 1603. Not that important, but interesting.

 

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Hi Eric,

Treble Wow! What a find.! We do not remember having ever come across it in any of the standard works.

You are right it is written by someone who knew the Great One well:

                                                       'Might well be call’d a demieGod mongst men'.

                                                         He sits 'mongst men like a descended god

                                                                    [Cymbeline: 1: 6: 198]

 

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Here is an Epistle Dedicatory To The Right Honourable sir Francis Bacon in

IETHRO'S JUSTICE OF PEACE by Samuel Ward (1618)

https://www.google.fr/books/edition/Jethro_s_Justice_of_Peace_A_sermon_on_Ex/A7FoAAAAcAAJ?hl=fr&gbpv=1&dq=greeces&pg=PP9&printsec=frontcover

"The Subject of the booke is the principall object of your Office, to elect, direct and correct inferiour Magistracy. To which purposes, Nature, Literature, and Grace have inabled you that if you should faile the worlds expectation, they will hardly trust any other in haste. Many in rising have follow the stirrop, pampered and jetting honor not standing the ground, but once seated have done renownedly. But your Lordship had never any other greeces then your birth and desert ; to which, hereditary dignity hath so gently tendred itself, that you have not let fall your name of Religion in getting up. Therefore now you are in the top of Honour, all that know you, looke you will bee exactly honourable."
 

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On 11/25/2022 at 12:28 AM, Eric Roberts said:

Here is a lengthy poem written in defence of Lord Bacon written/published (according to one extant copy) in June 1621.

Clearly written by someone who knew him well, one candidate is the Provost of Oriel College, Oxford.

http://www.earlystuartlibels.net/htdocs/monopolies_section/Mii8.html

 

 

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I missed this a year ago! Wow!!

WOW!

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https://www.earlystuartlibels.net/htdocs/monopolies_section/Mii8.html

Starts out:

When you awake, dull Brittons, and behould
What treasure you have throwne into your mould;
Your ignorance in pruning of a state;
You shall confesse, and shall your rashnes hate:
For in a senceles furie you have slaine
A man, as farre beyond your spungie braine
Of common knowledge, as if heaven from hell:
And yet you tryumph, thinke you have done well.

Further down we read:

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Wow!! This poem IS important!!

It ends with:

Which long-liv’d records to enseuinge daies
Shall still proclaime, to your eternall praise.

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