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Hostage to fortune : the troubled life of Francis Bacon, Lisa Jardine and Alan Stewart

Label
Hostage to fortune : the troubled life of Francis Bacon
Title
Hostage to fortune
Title remainder
the troubled life of Francis Bacon
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Jardine and Alan Stewart
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of sixteenth-century statesman, scientist, and philosopher Francis Bacon, discussing his career as a politician, and the scandal that led to his leaving politics and devoting himself to scientific works
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jardine, Lisa
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA358.B3
LC item number
J37 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stewart, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bacon, Francis
  • Bacon, Francis
  • Bacon, Francis
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Philosophers
  • Statesmen
  • Scientists
  • Philosophers
  • Scientists
  • Statesmen
Label
Hostage to fortune : the troubled life of Francis Bacon, Lisa Jardine and Alan Stewart
Link
https://archive.org/details/hostagetofortune00jard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [594]-618) and index
Contents
  • A Tired Sea-sick Suitor: The Trials of Preferment
  • Getting Nowhere: The Armour of Patience Pressed
  • Losing Ground: Matter of Charge and Accusation
  • Flying with Waxen Wings: The Final Fall of Essex
  • A Precarious Power: 1603-1621
  • Dawn of the Deserving World
  • No Stage-friends: Making Connections
  • Being Politic: The King's Business
  • Exchanging Favours: Somerset to Villiers
  • Much Ado, and a Great Deal of World
  • Introduction: A Life of Virtue and Mischief
  • A New Course of Thriving: Lord Chancellor Bacon
  • Franciscan Martyr: Bribery, Buggery and the Fall of Francis Bacon
  • Inventing Posterity: 1621-1626
  • Leisure without Loitering: Bacon's Quinquennium
  • Debt, Drugs and Bodysnatching: Bacon's Legacy
  • The Bold Birth of Opportunity: 1561-1588
  • Much Hoped Imps
  • A Protestant Abroad
  • Neither Well Left nor Well Friended
  • Strange Bedfellows: Consorting with Catholics
  • The Courtship of Favour: 1588-1603
  • Design Dissembled: Brotherly Love
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
637 p.
Isbn
9780809055395
Lccn
98053482
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40408908
  • (OCoLC)ocm40408908
Label
Hostage to fortune : the troubled life of Francis Bacon, Lisa Jardine and Alan Stewart
Link
https://archive.org/details/hostagetofortune00jard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [594]-618) and index
Contents
  • A Tired Sea-sick Suitor: The Trials of Preferment
  • Getting Nowhere: The Armour of Patience Pressed
  • Losing Ground: Matter of Charge and Accusation
  • Flying with Waxen Wings: The Final Fall of Essex
  • A Precarious Power: 1603-1621
  • Dawn of the Deserving World
  • No Stage-friends: Making Connections
  • Being Politic: The King's Business
  • Exchanging Favours: Somerset to Villiers
  • Much Ado, and a Great Deal of World
  • Introduction: A Life of Virtue and Mischief
  • A New Course of Thriving: Lord Chancellor Bacon
  • Franciscan Martyr: Bribery, Buggery and the Fall of Francis Bacon
  • Inventing Posterity: 1621-1626
  • Leisure without Loitering: Bacon's Quinquennium
  • Debt, Drugs and Bodysnatching: Bacon's Legacy
  • The Bold Birth of Opportunity: 1561-1588
  • Much Hoped Imps
  • A Protestant Abroad
  • Neither Well Left nor Well Friended
  • Strange Bedfellows: Consorting with Catholics
  • The Courtship of Favour: 1588-1603
  • Design Dissembled: Brotherly Love
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
637 p.
Isbn
9780809055395
Lccn
98053482
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40408908
  • (OCoLC)ocm40408908

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