Definition of Sir francis bacon
1. Noun. English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626).
Generic synonyms: Philosopher, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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Literary usage of Sir francis bacon
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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"... and Earl of Castlehaven, of infamous memory ; and Alice, the second daughter, became in 1606 the wife of sir francis bacon (SPED- ..."
2. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon (1824)
"TOBIE MATTHEW (a) TO sir francis bacon, ATTORNEY-GENERAL. May it please you, Sir, THE notice I have from my lord Roos, ..."