Philip Bacon d.1663/65?
Philip BACON d.1663/65?
Born at Langham, Essex, son of Lionel Bacon. BA Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge 1657, MA from Pembroke College and fellow 1660, Lic.Med. 1662.
Bacon bequeathed his books to Pembroke; the College donors’ book records the receipt of 273 volumes in 1665. The books include many medical texts in English and Latin, as well as a mixture of titles in theology, history, mathematics, classics, etc. Examples: Pembroke College 4.8.18, LC.1.21, and many others there.
Bacon sometimes inscribed his name, and a purchase price, in his books.
- Pembroke College Cambridge MS LC.II.77.
- Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses. Cambridge, 1922.