“The essential form of knowledge… is nothing but a representation of truth: for the truth of being
and the truth of knowing are one, differing no more than the direct beam and the beam reflected.”
Francis Bacon: Cupid and Coelum, On Principles and Origins
The essays listed below are authored by Peter Dawkins unless otherwise stated.
- Advancement of Learning Secrets
Description of the highly symbolic and meaningful frontispiece to the 1640 English edition of Francis Bacon’s Advancement and Proficience of Learning.
- The Magnificence of the Great Instauration
An in-depth account of Sir Francis Bacon's Great Instauration or Six Days Work to create a loving, wise and illumined Paradise on earth.
- New Atlantis: A Work Unfinished
Original English text of Francis Bacon's New Atlantis.
- Francis Bacon's New Atlantis
A commentary on Francis Bacon's utopian novel concerning the Island of Bensalem and Salomon's House—the Rosicrucian College of the Six Days Work.
- Hidden Truth brought forth by Time
The profound significance of the title page emblem of the first edition of Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis.
- Timely Truths Revealed
Biblical, historical and esoteric truths concerning the ancient proverbs, “Time brings forth the hidden Truth” and “Truth is the daughter of Time".
- The Secret Signature
The AA Sigil of the Mystery Schools and Secret Signature of Sir Francis Bacon, Shakespeare and the Rosicrucians.
- Baconian-Rosicrucian Ciphers
An introduction to the cryptography used by Francis Bacon and the Rosicrucian-Freemasonic fraternity.
- The Fra Rosie Cross Cipher 287
The veracity of the cipher 287 of the Rosicrucian Fraternity that signs various books of the 16th and 17th centuries, including the Shakespeare works.
- Rosicrucian Matters & Mathematics
An account of how the Rosicrucian Fraternity came into being, its work, its mathematics, and its Gemini keyholders, Bacon and Shakespeare.
- Secrets of the Rosy Cross
The meanings behind the symbolism of the Fraternity of the Golden and Rosy Cross and its association with Francis Bacon and John Dee.
- Geocosmology, Hermeticism & the Great Instauration
A description of Geocosmology as a Hermetic science of the mysteries and an important part of Francis Bacon’s Great Instauration.
- Something from Nothing
The great philosophical question, answered by the great philosophers, scientists, religions and mystery schools, including Sir Francis Bacon and John Dee.
The Orphic, Platonic, Kabbalistic and Christian Pantheism of the philosopher Sir Francis Bacon, Viscount St Alban, Lord Chancellor.
- The Mystery of Oak Island: Part 1, The Treasure Hunt
An account of the treasure-hunt that has taken place since 1795 on Oak Island, Nova Scotia—an island containing one of the great mysteries of history.
- The Mystery of Oak Island: Part 2, The Navigators
History of the early colonisation of Virginia, Nova Scotia and Oak Island, the Virginia and Newfoundland Companies, and the role of Francis Bacon.
- The Mystery of Oak Island: Part 3, Swan Secrets
The Rosy Cross wisdom and plan associated with Oak Island, Nova Scotia, New Atlantis, Francis Bacon, John Dee, Shakespeare and Philalethes.
- The European Myth and Mystery
The myths that describe Europe’s role in the world and the mysteries or sacred dramas that reveal how that role is best acted out and assist its performance.
- The British Landscape Zodiac
Description of the zodiacal pattern laid out across Britain, invested with myth and used by subsequent cultures, including Shakespeare and the Rosicrucians.
- Royston, Heart of the 13th Sign of the British Zodiac
Extract from ‘The British Zodiac’ study paper, describing the landscape zodiac of Britain first laid out by the Ancient Britons and used by subsequent societies, including the 16th/17th century Rosicrucians.
- Rosslyn Chapel & the Sinclairs
An account of Rosslyn Chapel, Castle and Glen, the connection with the Sinclairs, Freemasons and Rosicrucians, and the design and symbolism of the Chapel.
- Dunfermline Palace and Abbey
Summary of the history and royal significance of Dunfermline, Scotland, the birthplace of Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King James I & VI, the Winter Queen of Bohemia.
- The Three Great Lights of Freemasonry
A short description of the ancient theonyms of the Three Great Lights of Freemasonry and their connection with the Kabbalistic Tree of Life.
- The Two Ways of Seeing Truth
The two fundamental ways of seeing truth as known to, described and used in the wisdom traditions, religions, symbolism and mystery schools of initiation.
- The Other Self: A Kabbalistic Viewpoint
The difference between the paneem or ‘face to face’ way and the a’hoor or ‘back view’ way of presenting the cabalistic Tree of Life.
- The Rendezvous of Cracked Brains
A commentary on Francis Bacon’s ‘Advertisement Touching a Holy War’.
- Francis Bacon and the Inspiration of the 1611 King James Bible
Some clear but suitably cryptic evidence that Francis Bacon was probably the person who put the final touches to the 1611 King James Authorised Version of the Holy Bible - by Peggy Parker.