Welcome to this website that tells the amazing story about Sir Francis Bacon, Shakespeare and Hermes Stella, and many other veiled mysteries.

Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Baron Verulam of Verulam, Viscount St Alban, the celebrated English Renaissance philosopher, author, poet, orator, scientist, jurist, politician, statesman and Lord Chancellor (1618-21), gave us an initiatic method by which a Golden Age on Earth might be achieved.

The method is above all imaginative, poetic and artistic as well as scientific, the aim being to create a living work of art just as Nature and the Universe is a work of art. It is also a treasure hunt, or game of hide and seek.

Latest News

The FBRT midsummer event, 'The Freemasonic Mystery of Bacon's Gorhambury,' (25 June 2017) at St Albans and Gorhambury is now advertised and can be booked.

Book now for the Wisdom of Shakespeare weekend, 'Does the Asp Win?' (10-11 June 2017), led by Peter Dawkins and Mariana Sagasti, in which we shall explroe the wisdom in 'Anthony and Cleopatra' and see the production by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

New videos: two talks given by Peter Dawkins and Saira Salmon on the Wisdom in Shakespeare's play, 'The Tempest' (see panel). These talks were given at the first of the series of 'Wisdom in Shakespeare' evenings in Stratford-upon-Avon, in which introductory talks are followed by group discussion (see Events).

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This website is a work in progress. As Bacon said: "Nothing is finished until all is finished."

Wisdom in Shakespeare: The Tempest - talk by Peter Dawkins

Wisdom in Shakespeare: The Tempest - presentation by Saira Salmon

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