Abstract – scaricare il file per l'appunto completo He was born in 1561 and educated at Cambridge. He started his career as a lawyer but he soon entered political life, was elected to Parliament in 1584 and rose to the highest offices of James I. He was accused of corruption in 1621, admitted his guilt he was excluded from public office and from the court; after that he devoted himself completely to science (segue nel file da scaricare)