Sir Francis Bacon, fowl, and skis

This day in London history: on 7 January 1618, Sir Francis Bacon  was appointed Lord Chancellor, a post he held for just over three years. One of the intriguing aspects of Bacon’s life is the wife he never had: he was an unsuccessful suitor of Lady Elizabeth Hatton. Lady Elizabeth was an interesting character, and is … Continue reading Sir Francis Bacon, fowl, and skis