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The Viscount St. Alban

Somer Francis Bacon.jpg
Portrait by Pourbus the Younger, 1617
Lord High Chancellor of England
In office
7 March 1617 – 3 May 1621 (1617-03-07 – 1621-05-03)
MonarchJames I
Preceded bySir Thomas Egerton
Succeeded byJohn Williams
Attorney General of England and Wales
In office
26 October 1613 – 7 March 1617 (1613-10-26 – 1617-03-07)
MonarchJames I
Preceded bySir Henry Hobart
Succeeded bySir Henry Yelverton
Personal details
Born
Francis Bacon

(1561-01-22)22 January 1561
The Strand, London, England
Died9 April 1626(1626-04-09) (aged 65)
Highgate, Middlesex, England
buried
MotherLady Anne Bacon
FatherSir Nicholas Bacon
Education
Notable workWorks by Francis Bacon
Signature

Philosophy career
Other namesLord Verulam
Notable work
Novum Organum
Era
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolEmpiricism
Main interests
Notable ideas