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Bacon in Debt: The Insolvency Judgments of Francis, Lord Verulam


John Paul Tribe


Kingston Law School

2006

Insolvency Law & Practice, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2006

Abstract:     
Summarises insolvency cases heard before Sir Francis Bacon in the Court of Chancery between 1617 and 1621. Presents a biography of Francis Bacon. Considers the background to insolvency relief and the factors that partly influenced judicial thinking behind the cases.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 13

Keywords: francis bacon, lord verulam, viscount st albans, lord chancellor, lord keeper, composition, seventeenth century, insolvency, debtor, creditor

JEL Classification: K00

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Date posted: January 19, 2009 ; Last revised: January 24, 2009

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Tribe, John Paul, Bacon in Debt: The Insolvency Judgments of Francis, Lord Verulam (2006). Insolvency Law & Practice, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2006. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1329062

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