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.
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