Baron Verulam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Baron Verulam English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
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Usage

In literature:

The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862" by Various
Baron Verulam himself treads a heavy gait beside this airy elfin scamper.
"Shandygaff" by Christopher Morley
He was successively solicitor general, attorney general, lord chancellor (1619), Baron Verulam and Viscount St. Albans.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
His titles of Baron Verulam and Viscount St. Albans, 421, 422.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, commonly called Lord Bacon, is generally so called.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
Francis Bacon was Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
In 1617 he was made Lord-Keeper of the Seal; in 1618 Lord High Chancellor of England and Baron Verulam.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
BACON (Francis, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans), 1561-1626.
"The Last Words of Distinguished Men and Women" by Frederic Rowland Marvin
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