Francis Bacon's Personal Life-Story

by

Alfred Dodd

Rider & Company

Volume I

The Age of Elizabeth

Volume II

The Age of James

Table of Contents

 

Volume I The Age of Elizabeth

1949

Preface

9

I. The Midieval Era

23

II. The Elizabethan Age: The Queen's Secret

31

III. Francis Bacon's Birth and Early Childhood

44

IV. Early Youth and the University: The Royal Revelation

66

V. The Court of France

82

VI. The Laying of Great Bases for Eternity

109

VII. The Making of an Immortal

146

VIII. Francis Bacon the Publicist

182

IX. "The Virgin Queen" and her Concealed Sons

218

X. The Two Brothers

257

XI. The Last of the Tudors

303

Appendix

I. The Illustrations

349

II. Notable Dates in Francis Bacon's Life to the death of Queen Elizabeth in 1603

363

 

Volume II The Age of James

1986

Century Hutchinson Ltd, Publishers

I. The Coming of James I and Francis Bacon's Danger

369

II. King James: His First Parliament: Francis Bacon, Aged Forty-Five Becomes Solictor General

382

III. From the Solicitorship to Attorney General

415

IV. As Attorney General :
Approach to Greatest Office

438

V. Lord Keeper Regent

462

VI. Baron Verulam: Lord Chancellor:
The Great Instauration

489

VII. The Mutterings of the Tempest

502

VIII. Francis Bacon and the King

518

IX. The Final Verdict

533

Proem

556

Appendix

I. The Illustrations

558

II. Notable Dates in Francis Bacon's Life from 1603 to his "Passing" in 1626

565

Index

569

 

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