Delia Salter Bacon

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Delia Salter Bacon

Death: 1859 (48)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of David Bacon and Alice Bacon
Sister of Leonard Bacon

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About Delia Salter Bacon

Delia Salter Bacon (February 2, 1811 – September 2, 1859) was an American writer of plays and short stories and a sister of the Congregational minister Leonard Bacon. She is best known today for her work on the Shakespeare authorship question.

She promoted the theory that the plays attributed to William Shakespeare were written by a group of men, including Francis Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh and others.

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Delia Salter Bacon's Timeline

Age 48