D'Arcy Bacon, Francis

BORN 27 May 1778, London - DIED 2 Dec 1842
GRAVE LOCATION London: St. Mary's Church, Lambeth (churchyard (grave disappeared?))

Son of Mary Linnel and John Bacon, who probably was an illegitimate son of Frederick, Prince of Wales. D'Arcy Bacon was one of the most remarkable Englishmen who went to Greece to help in the fight for independence against the Turks. In 1825 he helped the wounded E.J. Trelawny to escape from a cave in the mountains and put him on his way back to England.

D'Arcy Bavon travelled extensively in Greece and kept a diary.

Related persons
• has a connection with Trelawny, Edward John

• Crane, David, Lord Byron's Jackal, The life of Edward John Trelawny, Harper Collins Publishers, London, 1998

Darracq, Alexandre

Published: 01 Jan 2006
Last update: 29 Mar 2020