“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 are authored by Peter Dawkins unless otherwise stated.
- Shakespeare Authorship Questions
Shakespeare questions concerning the authorship of the Shakespeare works.
- The Stratford Shakespeare Monument
The symbolism, mystery and secret message of the Shakespeare Monument in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
- Thus leaning on my elbow
An insight into the revelatory nature of the soliloquy spoken by the Bastard in Shakespeare’s history play, The Life and Death of King John.
- The Philosopher and Secret Poet
This 1645 frontispiece shows Francis Bacon as a philosopher and poet-dramatist, and how poetry builds the temple of moral philosophy and science.
- Knights of the Helmet & Comedy of Errors
An account of the Gray’s Inn 1594/5 Christmas Revels, the ‘Gesta Grayorum’, at which ‘The Honourable Order of the Knights of the Helmet’ and ‘The Comedy of Errors’ were performed.
- What's in a Name?
Meanings of the names and unusual titles given to Sir Francis Bacon, and their connection with Shakespeare, Freemasonry and the Rosicrucians.
- The Good Name
The meaning and importance of a good name.
- The Name William Shakespeare
The original use, meaning and various spellings of Shakespeare’s name.
- Labeo is Shakespeare is Bacon
Francis Bacon revealed by the Elizabethan poets Hall and Marston as the true author of the Shakespeare poems ‘Venus and Adonis’ and ‘Lucrece’.
- Francis Bacon, Shakespeare & the Earl of Essex
A historical sketch of Francis Bacon’s association with Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, the Shakespeare Circle, the Essex Rebellion and Essex’s Trial.
- The Shake-scene
Robert Greene's allusion to Shakespeare and the Shakespeare studio of poets in his ‘Greene’s Groats-worth of Witte’.
- The Shakespeare Circle
The patrons, poets, writers and intelligencers who comprised the Shakespeare Circle led by Francis Bacon, their Apollo and Spear-shaker.
- The Shakespeare Gemini Headpieces
The Gemini headpieces to the Shakespeare works—the Poems, Sonnets and Plays—revealing their underlying meaning, purpose and authorship.
- Beauty, Truth and the Gemini
The core theme of the Gemini, Truth and Beauty, in Shakespeare.
- The Northumberland Manuscript
A collection of 16th century manuscripts predating 1597 that once contained the manuscripts of two Shakespeare plays together with writings by Francis Bacon.
- Shakespeare identified as pi
The number and principle which squares the circle - by N D van Egmond, Utrecht University.
- Bacon-Shakespeare Timeline
Chart of the dates of the Francis Bacon and William Shakespeare literary works together with key dates in Bacon’s life.
- Following the Footsteps of Nature
An account of what Francis Bacon really said about nature, and a refutation of what has been said by those who have misunderstood and disparaged him - by Jill Line.
- Fishers Folly & Edward de Vere
Fisher’s Folly, Bishopsgate, London, and its connection with Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, and Anne Cornwallis’ commonplace-book of poems.