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Bacon Monument, St Michael's church, St Albans

Bacon Monument, St Michael's church, St Albans

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15541

Item number: f.17

Length: 36.3

Width: 25.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

An outline drawing of the monument of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, in St Michael's church, near St Alban's in Hertfordshire. Bacon's family came into possession St Alban's abbey and the surrounding lands after Henry VIII's dissolution of monastic houses. Francis Bacon became Viscount St Alban's during the reign of Elizabeth I.

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