Alice Barnham

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Birthday
14, 1592
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 29, 1650 (58)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1592
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 29, 1650 (58)

About

Sir Francis Bacon's wife, who often influenced his writings. Their marriage had a great deal of friction due to her infidelities and his removal of parliament because of accusations of bribery.

Before Fame

She inherited her mother's extravagant tastes.

Trivia

She married John Underhill, who she was having an affair with while married to Bacon, only two weeks after Francis Bacon died.

Family Life

Her father held the position of Alderman, Sheriff of London during the end of the 16th century.

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She married Sir Francis Bacon when she was just thirteen (after a three-year engagement).