Roger Bacon

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Roger Bacon
Order o Freers Minor
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Born c. 1219/20[n 1]
near Ilchester, Somerset, Ingland
Died c. 1292[2][3]
near Oxford, Oxfordshire, Ingland
Naitionality Inglis
Ither names Doctor Mirabilis
Alma mater Varsity o Oxford
Thrift Freer, scholar
Organisation Order o Freers Minor
Releegion Roman Catholic

Roger Bacon OFM (Laitin: Rogerus or Rogerius Bacon, an aa Frater Rogerus; c. 1219/20 – c. 1292), an aa kent bi the scholastic accolade Doctor Mirabilis, wis an Inglis filosofer an Franciscan freer wha placed conseederable emphasis on the study o naitur throu empirical methods.

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  1. In a 1267 statement frae Opus tertium, Bacon claimed that it wis fowerty years syne he haed learned the alphabet an that for aw but twa o thir he haed been “in studio.” Assumin that Bacon stairtit his eddication at age seiven or aicht, Crowley estimatit his birthdate tae be 1219 or 1220.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Charles Scribner's Sons. 2008. 
  2. EB (1878), p. 220.
  3. ODNB (2004).