Gray's Inn South Square


the Statue of Sir Francis Bacon

Photo Credit: Mark Fiennes

Comedy of Errors was first performed in 1594 at the Grays Inn Hall as seen here.

The Golden Griffin was a guardian badge for the performances in which the theatrical talent of the Inn participated.

Francis Bacon, a major player in the entertainments wrote several masques and early Shakespeare Plays during his tenure at Grays Inn.











 - Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning