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A NEW DISCOVERY BY JULIE KEMP OF TOOWOOMBA AUSTRALIA OF AN ENGRAVING OF FRANCIS BACON?

A VERY INTRIGUING FIND!!

The following engraving is the frontispiece of the first textbook on chess in the German language by Gustavus Selenus [pseudonym for Duke Augustus of Brunswick-Lüneburg ] entitled Chess or the Kings Game (Leipzig, 1616). The book contains three engraved plates and five engraved title pages (at the beginning of the five sections of the book). One of the engraved plates (a double plate) depicts four figures playing chess, signed in the plate by the artist Jacob van der Heyden (1573-1645). http://www.rfmeyer.de/catentries/selenus.html

The figure sitting on the right as we look at it appears to be an engraving of Francis Bacon which is reinforced by the rose on his foot the symbol of his Rosicrucian Brotherhood (the monument at St Michael’s Church depicts FB with roses on his feet) and the Bacon Masonic Hat located at the back of the engraving.

The way he is looking out at the reader is suggestive of the Droeshout engraving on the Shakespeare First Folio. Whilst the other three men in the portrait look 'naturalistic' in marked contrast the head on the figure representing FB looks almost superimposed perhaps to draw attention to it. He also appears to be reaching towards the King on the chess board a possible clue to Bacon’s concealed birth-right as the son of the Virgin Queen Elizabeth and rightful heir to the Tudor throne. Chess is known as the game of kings and of course this book containing the very suggestive engraving is called Chess or the King's Game. The date of its publication occurs in the same year as the death of his literary mask William Shakspere in 1616. The engraving is also further reminiscent of the title page of the Cryptomenytices (1624) also by Gustavus Selenus published shortly after the Shakespeare First Folio (1623) in which FB is depicted, passing a figure representing the actor William Shakspere, one of his Shakespeare plays to be performed in the city in the distance at the Globe Theatre.

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Looks like Bacon might have his opponent in Check Mate (see the two rooks looking down at the King if you click zoom).

https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-games-chess-game-of-chess-in-the-early-17th-century-copper-engraving-33342169.html

 

 

EDIT: Removed clipped section of the copyrighted image, but click the public link and zoom in.

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IT IS SIMPLY INCREDIBLE !

THANK YOU JULIE KEMP FOR THIS OUTSTANDING DISCOVERY, AND THANK A. PHOENIX FOR SHARING IT WITH US.

INDEED, THIS IS FRANCIS BACON !  THERE IS NOT A SHADOW OF A DOUBT ! AND ONCE AGAIN HE REVEALS US THE TRUTH IN AN AWESOME WAY !

 

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About Lug : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lugh

About  Secret Hand Gestures in Art : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7233791/

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Allisnum2er said:

IT IS SIMPLY INCREDIBLE !

THANK YOU JULIE KEMP FOR THIS OUTSTANDING DISCOVERY, AND THANK A. PHOENIX FOR SHARING IT WITH US.

INDEED, THIS IS FRANCIS BACON !  THERE IS NOT A SHADOW OF A DOUBT ! AND ONCE AGAIN HE REVEALS US THE TRUTH IN AN AWESOME WAY !

 

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About Lug : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lugh

About  Secret Hand Gestures in Art : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7233791/

 

 

 

I just noticed that Francis Bacon's King is on the 6th column and the 2nd line - 62 = FB = Francis Bacon

FRANCIS BACON tells us that he is THE KING !

Moreover, he makes a reference to his mentor, the Master JOHN DEE , through a skilful placement of the four characters.

Indeed, Dee's secret signature was Δ . , the Greek letter Δ for D and a point . representing the Hebrew letter Yod (I).

 

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55 minutes ago, A Phoenix said:

Hi Mighty Maestro Yann, as usual your interpretations and revelations are a serious education and all we have do is sit back and applause. Great spots and information on the hands. Thank You-much love and appreciation. The Phoenixes.

Thank you very much The Phoenixes ! All the credit goes to the ingenious ciphers of Francis Bacon which provide us, each time, with the ideal playground for incredible discoveries. And it is very kind of you, but you can call me just by my name ! 🙂
 

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I would like to share with you my last thoughts.

3 characters around the table + 1 standing , for a total of 4 characters ( or we can see the chessboard in the center, as the number 4) gives us :

341 : The gematria of SHADAI ( The Almighty).

143 : The simple cipher of QUEEN ELIZABETH.

341 : The simple cipher of FRATERNITY OF THE ROSI CROSSE.

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And here is a last idea.

Take a look at these two hands ! With Francis Bacon, the truth lies in the details.

The hand in the background looks like the head of a FALCON or of an EAGLE.

And the position of Francis Bacon's hand, with the thumb over his index, is not natural at all !

It looks like he is trying to portray the head of an animal. Is it a Coney ? A Dog ? Or maybe a Wolf ???

It can be seen a little far fetched, but what if it was a hidden reference to one of Aesop's Fables : THE EAGLE AND THE WOLF

which itself is a reference to the AA society, through 2 editions of Aesopi Phrygis Fabulae graece et latine - 1541 and 1546 ?

 https://books.google.fr/books?id=3WNsLmPeWIAC&pg=PA1&hl=fr&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false (pages 102 and 103)

 https://books.google.fr/books?id=G6poAAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=fr&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false (pages 134 and 135)

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By the way, notice respectively on page 99 and 133, the reference to Scylla and Charybdis, that is itself a reference to Mediocria (The Middle Way),

knowing that Mediocria Firma was Francis Bacon's motto, that Scylla and Charybdis are mentionned by WILLIAM SHAKE-SPEARE / BACON on page 177 of Histories,

and  that 177 is exactly the simple cipher of  WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE !

 

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