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Francis Bacon
Birth: Jan. 22, 1561
City of London
Greater London, England
Death: Apr. 4, 1626
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England

Philosopher, essayist and politician. Lord Chancellor of England. Alleged unwarrantably by some to have been the writer of Shakespeare's plays. Notable works include 'On the Advancement of Learning,' an early attempt at an encyclopaedia. Died after catching bronchitis when stuffing a chicken with snow to see whether it would be preserved, thus anticipating frozen food. (bio by: David Conway) 
Family links: 
  Nicholas Bacon (1509 - 1579)
  Anne Cooke Bacon (1528 - 1610)
  Alice Barnham Underhill (1592 - 1650)*
  Nicholas Bacon (1540 - 1624)**
  Anne Bacon Woodhouse (1546 - 1580)**
  Nathaniel Bacon (1546 - 1622)**
  Anthony Bacon (1558 - 1601)*
  Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Bronchitis
St Michael Churchyard
St Albans
St Albans District
Hertfordshire, England
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Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Nov 19, 2001
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