Founded 1886

Canonbury Tower, Islington, London, N1 2NQ

U.K. Charity No. 209426

Among the Objects for which the Society is established as expressed in its Memorandum of Association are the following:-

1. To encourage the study of the works of Francis Bacon as philosopher, lawyer, statesman and poet; also his character, genius and life; his influence on his own and succeeding times, and the tendencies and results of his writing.

2. To encourage the general study of the evidence in favour of Francis Bacon's authorship of the plays commonly ascribed to Shakespeare, and to investigate his connection with other works of the Elizabethan period.

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The Membership subscription is currently £7.50,($15.00 U.S) payable on joining and on each succeeding 1st of January. Members receive a copy of "Baconiana", the Society's magazine, without further payment, and are entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meetings of the Society. If you are in agreement with the objects of the Francis Bacon Society and want to become a member, then send a banker's check of £7.50 (in pounds sterling) payable to the Francis Bacon Society to the addresses below.

seeThe 1999 Issue 
Please reply to:
Mr. G.N. Salway,
Flat 1, Lee House,
75A Effra Road,
London, SW19 8PS
manuscript submissions for publication should be sent to :

Peter Welsford. Esq.
34 Hartslock Court
Shooters Hill
Berks. RG8 7BJ




 - Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning