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Duelling.- Bacon (Sir Francis) The charge of Sir

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Duelling.- Bacon (Sir Francis) The charge of Sir
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Duelling.- Bacon (Sir Francis) The charge of Sir Francis Bacon Knight, his Maiesties Attourney generall, touching duells, vpon an information in the Star-chamber against Priest and Wright. With the decree of the Star-chamber in the same cause, first edition, lacking initial and final blanks, woodcut head-pieces and initials, trimmed inscription to head of title, occasional staining, some spotting, lightly browned, disbound, [Gibson 102; Thimm p.21; STC 1125], small 4to, Printed [by George Eld] for Robert Wilson, and are to be sold [by Robert Wilson and W. Bladen] at Graies Inne Gate, 1614.

⁂ Bacon against duels. He brought his case to court to see if it could 'doe any good to tame and reclaime that evill which seems unbridled'. He viewed duels as a threat to authority and against the will of God.
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Duelling.- Bacon (Sir Francis) The charge of Sir

Estimate £400 - £600
Jun 03, 2020
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Starting Price £300
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0121: Duelling.- Bacon (Sir Francis) The charge of Sir

Sold for £650
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Est. £400 - £600Starting Price £300
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Duelling.- Bacon (Sir Francis) The charge of Sir Francis Bacon Knight, his Maiesties Attourney generall, touching duells, vpon an information in the Star-chamber against Priest and Wright. With the decree of the Star-chamber in the same cause, first edition, lacking initial and final blanks, woodcut head-pieces and initials, trimmed inscription to head of title, occasional staining, some spotting, lightly browned, disbound, [Gibson 102; Thimm p.21; STC 1125], small 4to, Printed [by George Eld] for Robert Wilson, and are to be sold [by Robert Wilson and W. Bladen] at Graies Inne Gate, 1614.

⁂ Bacon against duels. He brought his case to court to see if it could 'doe any good to tame and reclaime that evill which seems unbridled'. He viewed duels as a threat to authority and against the will of God.

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