Edward Bacon (died 1618)
He was the third son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, by his first marriage. Like his two elder brothers he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and a member of Gray's Inn. He became an MP, representing Great Yarmouth (1576–81), Tavistock (1584), Weymouth and Melcombe Regis (1586) and Suffolk (1593). He also served as High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1601, and was knighted in 1603.
- "Bacon, Edward (BCN561E)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Dictionary of National Biography (subentry under Sir Nicholas Bacon)
- J E Neale, The Elizabethan House of Commons (London: Jonathan Cape, 1949)
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