This is a working page, eventually intended to present a graphic depiction of key events in Wigton Walker family history What's here at the moment has nothing to do with Wigton Walker just an example to work from.
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DateFormat = yyyy Period = from:1560 till:1630 TimeAxis = orientation:vertical ScaleMajor = unit:year increment:5 start:1560 ScaleMinor = unit:year increment:1 start:1560
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at:1561 text:Born at London at:1573 fontsize:XS text:Ed. at Trinity Coll. Cambridge; dissatisfied with Aristotlean philosophy at:1579 text:Enters Gray's Inn from:1576 till:1579 text:In France at:1582 text:Called to Bar at:1584 text:Enters Parliament of England at:1591 text:Becomes friend of Essex at:1593 text:Essex presents him with estate at:1597 text:Publishes first ed of Essays at:1601 text:Prosecutes Essex at:1605 text:Publishes Advancement of Learning at:1607 text:Solicitor General at:1609 text:Publishes Wisdom of the Ancients at:1613 text:Attorney General at:1616 text:Prosecutes Somerset at:1618 fontsize:XS text:Lord Keeper at:1619 fontsize:XS text:Lord Chancellor with title of Verulam at:1620 fontsize:XS text:Publishes Novum Organum at:1621 fontsize:XS text:Viscount St. Albans; Charged with corruption, retires from public life. at:1622 fontsize:XS text:Publishes Henry VII and third part of Instauratio at:1626 text:Dies