Sir Francis Bacon   (1561 - 1626, English)
Francis Bacon was the son of Nicolas Bacon, the Lord Keeper of the Seal of Elisabeth I. He entered Trinity College Cambridge at age 12. ...
Ben Jonson   (1572 - 1637, English)
Volpone and The Alchemist, his garrulous personality, and his tempestuous rivalry with William Shakespeare. Early life Although he was born in Westminster, Jonson claimed his ...
 
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