Baron Verulam

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Noun1.Baron Verulam - English statesman and philosopherBaron Verulam - English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
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A few months later, he was made a peer with the title of Baron Verulam.
Bacon chose the name of Baron Verulam from the name of the old Roman city Verulamium which was afterwards called St.
The advice was above the courage of both the King and the age; but Bacon was advanced through various legal offices, until in 1613 he was made Attorney-General and in 1618 (two years after Shakspere's death) Lord High Chancellor of England, at the same time being raised to the peerage as Baron Verulam.