Give a brief account on Francis Bacon as an essayist.
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Francis Bacon (1561–1626) was one of the leading figures innatural philosophy and in the field of scientific methodology in theperiod of transition from the Renaissance to the early modern era. As alawyer, member of Parliament, and Queen's Counsel, Bacon wrote onquestions of law, state and religion, as well as on contemporarypolitics; but he also published texts in which he speculated onpossible conceptions of society, and he pondered questions of ethics(Essays) even in his works on natural philosophy (TheAdvancement of Learning).
“Of Studies” is a classic essay of Francis Bacon where the writer ..
Several authors, such as A .L. Rowse, author of Homosexuals in History, believe that Bacon was either bisexual or homosexual. In 1996, the Journal of Homosexuality published Masculine Love, Renaissance Writing, and the New Invention of Homosexuality: An Addendum in which Charles R. Forker PhD, Professor of English, Department of English at Indiana University explores the "historically documentable sexual preferences" of both King James and Bacon in addition to those of dramatist Christopher Marlowe and of Bacon's brother Anthony - all of whom Forker believed were oriented to "masculine love", a term that "seems to have been used exclusively to refer to the sexual preference of men for members of their own gender."This conclusion has been disputed by other authors, such as Nieves Mathews, author of Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination, who consider the sources to be questionable and the conclusions open to interpretation.