Nathaniel (Sir) Bacon
(1585 - 1627)
Nathaniel (Sir) Bacon was active/lived in United Kingdom. Nathaniel Bacon is known for painting.
Biography Nathaniel (Sir) Bacon
Sir Nathaniel Bacon (1585-1627)
Born at Redgrave, Suffolk in August 1585, the grandson of Lord Keeper Bacon and the youngest son of Sir Nicholas Bacon (c.1543-1624), subsequently the premier baronet of England, and his wife, Anne Butts (c.1547-1616). Raised at Redgrave Hall and admitted to the Order of the Bath in February 1626 to mark Charles Ist's coronation. On his marriage to Jane, née Meautys (1580/81-1659), widow of Sir William Cornwallis, on 1 May 1614, Bacon acquired Brome Hall, Suffolk and later inherited Culford Hall, 4 miles north of Bury St. Edmund's, from his parents.
Bacon has been described as 'the most accomplished [British] amateur painter of the [seventeenth] century', although fewer than a dozen
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