less than 1 minute read

Roger Bacon

Bacon, Roger (c.1214–92), English Franciscan and scholastic philosopher renowned for his interest in science and his observation of natural phenomena. He is sometimes credited with many precocious discoveries (of the microscope, for example), but there is great doubt about the truth of these claims.

Additional topics

21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Augusta to Barlach, Ernst