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Mystery Of Francis Bacon The

Author : William T. Smedley
ISBN : 0787308013
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Many reasons & secrets are enfolded in the cryptograms about Francis Bacon. There are volumes of history told when one learns to read them. He was the son of Queen Elizabeth I (who insisted upon being termed "The Virgin Queen"). Robert Cecil had always.

Who Wrote Bacon

Author : Richard Ramsbotham
ISBN : 1902636546
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For years a popular debate has been raging about whether Shakespeare really was the author of the many famous plays and poems published in his name. Shakespeare could not have accomplished this great feat, argue the doubters, and point instead to other well-known figures. Who Wrote Bacon? offers a completely new perspective, examining afresh the evidence to hand, and introducing unexplored aspects of Rudolf Steiner's spiritual-scientific research. The author discusses Shakespeare's life as an actor, riddles of the debate such as the enigmatic Psalm 46, and the persistent question of Francis Bacon's connection with Shakespeare. In recent years a movement has been gaining ground to establish that Bacon himself covertly wrote Shakespeare's great works. This movement is not content with this radical claim, but further seeks to place Bacon on the chief pedestal of British civilization as something of a patron saint of the modern scientific age. Ramsbotham provides substantial confirmation of a definite connection between Shakespeare and Bacon, but one which radically challenges the conclusions of the Baconian movement.The author also opens up remarkable new perspectives on King James I and his connections not only with Shakespeare and Bacon, but also with Jakob Boehme, Rudolf II, Rosicrucianism, Freemasonry, and the original Globe Theatre. Published 400 years after the Hampton Court Conference of 1604, Who Wrote Bacon? offers a timely contribution to these themes, and shows how they remain of critical importance to understanding the twenty-first century.
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Publish And Perish

Author : Anna Castle
ISBN : 9781945382116
Genre : Fiction
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Someone's killing London's wittiest pamphleteers. It's 1589 and England is embroiled in a furious pamphlet war between an impudent Puritan calling himself Martin Marprelate and publishing's brightest wits. The archbishop wants Martin to hang. The Privy Council wants the tumult to end. But nobody knows who Martin is or where he's hiding his illegal press. Then two writers are strangled, mistaken for Thomas Nashe, the pamphleteer who is hot on Martin's trail. Francis Bacon is tasked with stopping the murders — and catching Martin, while he's about it. But the more he learns, the more he fears Martin may be someone dangerously close to home. Can Bacon and his band of intelligencers stop the strangler before another writer dies, without stepping on Martin's possibly very important toes? Honorable Mention for Mysteries, Library Journal's 2017 Indie Book Awards. Buy the fourth adventure in the award-winning Francis Bacon historical mystery series today!
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The Widows Guild

Author : Anna Castle
ISBN : 9780986413001
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London, 1588. Someone's turning Catholics into widows... ... and masking the crimes under cover of Armada fever. Francis Bacon is charged with identifying the murderer by the Andromache Society, a widows' guild led by his formidable aunt. Thomas Clarady and Lady Alice Trumpington help investigate while struggling to keep themselves out of hot water. Bacon must free his friends from the Tower, track an exotic poison, and untangle several crimes to determine if the motive is patriotism, greed, lunacy — or a mix of all three. Longlisted for the 2017 Historical Novel Society Awards. Get the third thrilling tale in the award-winning Francis Bacon historical mystery series today!
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Murder By Misrule

Author : Anna Castle
ISBN : 9780991602520
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Brilliant Francis Bacon is at a loss -- and in danger. Francis Bacon is charged with investigating the murder of a fellow barrister at Gray's Inn. He recruits his unwanted protégé Thomas Clarady to do the tiresome legwork. The son of a privateer, Clarady will do anything to climb the Elizabethan social ladder. Bacon's powerful uncle Lord Burghley suspects Catholic conspirators of the crime, but other motives quickly emerge. Rival barristers contend for the murdered man's legal honors and wealthy clients. Highly-placed courtiers are implicated as the investigation reaches from Whitehall to the London streets. Bacon does the thinking; Clarady does the fencing. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Francis Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule. "Castle's characters brim with zest and real feeling." — Kirkus Starred Review. Don't dally! Jump right into this first book in the award-winning Francis Bacon mystery series.
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Death By Disputation

Author : Anna Castle
ISBN : 9780991602568
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Thomas Clarady risks his life, his eternal soul — and his chastity! Tom is recruited to spy on a group of radical Puritans at Cambridge University with Francis Bacon as his spymaster -- his tutor in tradecraft and politics. Their commission gets off to a deadly start when Tom finds his chief informant hanging from the roof beams. Now he has to catch a murderer as well as a seditioner. His first suspect is the volatile poet Christopher Marlowe, who keeps turning up in the middle of Tom's investigations. Dogged by unreliable assistants, chased by lusty women, and harangued daily by the exacting Bacon, Tom risks his heart and soul to stop the villains and win his reward. First In Category for the 2015 Chaucer Awards Elizabethan/Tudor period. Get this second exciting adventure in the Francis Bacon historical mystery series today!
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Let Slip The Dogs

Author : Anna Castle
ISBN : 9781945382185
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Secret trysts. Daring dalliances. And a body in the orchard. It's Midsummer, 1591, at Richmond Palace, and love is in the air. Gallant courtiers sport with great ladies while Tom and Trumpet bring their long-laid plans to fruition at last. Everybody's doing it — even Francis Bacon enjoys a private liaison with the secretary to the new French ambassador. But the Queen loathes scandal and will punish anyone rash enough to get caught. Still, it's all in a summer day until a young man is found dead. He had few talents beyond a keen nose for gossip and was doubtless murdered to protect a secret. But what sort — romantic, or political? They carried different penalties: banishment from court or a traitor's death. Either way, worth killing to protect. Bacon wants nothing more than to leave things alone. He has no position and no patron; in fact, he's being discouraged from investigating. But can he live with himself if another innocent person dies? "Characters that leap off the page." — Karen Harper, NY Times best-selling author. Get ​the fifth book in the award-winning Francis Bacon historical mystery series!
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The View Beyond

Author : Dave Patrick
ISBN : 1905398220
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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commemorating Sir Francis Bacon's 450th birth anniversary, the 20 and more contributors to THE VIEW BEYOND see a connection between Bacon's attempt to write the master plan of science, his esoteric interests, his supposed connection with Rosicrucianism, and the development of science and spirituality today. Division of the book is into four main sections. The first is about Bacon himself: John Henry on Bacon the scientist, Bacon the alchemist; Peter Dawkins on his 'Great Instauration' or programme for human advancement, Simon Bentley on his horoscope and Colum Hayward on his posthumous reputation. Section 2 develops the esoteric connection is represented by a diversity of authors including Tim Wyatt, who puts the main debate in a Theosophical context; Sylvia Francke on the role of Rudolf Steiner as a synthesizer and Nick Lambert on alchemy, The New Atlantis, and the esoteric. In section 3, Frank Perry writes on the seventh ray in art, seeing Bacon as standing at the head of this influence, and Richard Merrick writes on interference patterns in music and how they are building blocks of the universe itself. Section 4 is about science today, and breakthroughs in neuroscience as well as physics which bring into question the traditional model of materialism; it also examines the social responsibility of the scientist, which is inherent in Bacon's view of science as an activity of the state. In a final section, Kathleen Pepper writes on the Golden Age, Colum Hayward on the topic 'Beyond Materialism' and Steve Nation concludes with a review from the United Nations in New York of esotericism, science and spirituality today.
Category: Biography & Autobiography