Bacon, Roger (12141294)

Bacon, Roger, a Franciscan monk, born at Ilchester, Somerset; a fearless truth-seeker of great scientific attainments; accused of magic, convicted and condemned to imprisonment, from which he was released only to die; suggested several scientific inventions, such as the telescope, the air-pump, the diving-bell, the camera obscura, and gunpowder, and wrote some eighty treatises (12141294).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Backhuy`sen, Ludolph
Bacon, Delia
Bacon, Francis, Lord Verulam
Bacon, Roger
Bacon, Sir Nicholas
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