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Power and Glory by Adam Nicolson

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A fascinating, lively account of the making of the King James Bible. James VI of Scotland - now James I of England - came into his new kingdom in 1603. Trained almost from birth to manage rival political factions, he was determined not only to hold his throne, but to avoid the strife caused by religious groups that was bedevilling most European countries. A dramatic account of the early years of the first Stewart ruler, and the scholars who laboured for seven years to create the world's greatest book; immersing us in a world of ingratiating bishops, a fascinating monarch and London at a time unlike any other.
Published by HarperCollins in 2003

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007108931
ISBN-13:
9780007108930
Number of pages:
281
Publisher:
HarperCollins

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A fascinating, lively account of the making of the King James Bible. James VI of Scotland - now James I of England - came into his new kingdom in 1603. Trained almost from birth to manage rival political factions, he was determined not only to hold his throne, but to avoid the strife caused by religious groups that was bedevilling most European countries. A dramatic account of the early years of the first Stewart ruler, and the scholars who laboured for seven years to create the world's greatest book; immersing us in a world of ingratiating bishops, a fascinating monarch and London at a time unlike any other.
Published by HarperCollins in 2003

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007108931
ISBN-13:
9780007108930
Number of pages:
281
Publisher:
HarperCollins

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