Sir Francis Bacon, the Savoy Hotel, and Farting Lane

This day in London history: on 22 January 1561, Sir Francis Bacon was born at the Strand (or Strand, if you prefer) in London. This blog has dealt with both Sir Francis Bacon and the Strand in other posts, and the Strand is probably now more famous as the location of the Savoy Hotel than … Continue reading Sir Francis Bacon, the Savoy Hotel, and Farting Lane