A History of the King James Bible Podcast Episode 22: Farewell to James

The Death of James

This episode examines vignettes from the life of King James from the time of the publication of the Bible until his death.

Some topics we look at are; what did Archy the Jester say that made James Cry? Who did Princess Elizabeth marry? Who was Jack and Tom and what was their romantic secret mission?

Another topic I will cover is how James finally visited Scotland for the first time in 14 years.  On his way there he laid hands on a number of sick people for the healing of the kings evil. What was the kings evil?

We will also cover the death of the queen and sadly, we will cover the death of the King.  King James. Who regarded himself as a type of new Solomon, which is where the episode begins. With a comparison between James and Solomon.

George Villiers. The Duke. James’ favourite man.

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A History of the King James Bible Podcast Episode 20: The Final Editing Stages

Bishop Thomas Bilson

In this episode we tackle the final review and editing stages. There were three. Yes, three more stages before the work went to the printers. One of them was not planned. Well not officially. And it was a point of complaint. Oh my.

For added interest we meet the scholar who had to be encouraged by the constabulary to turn up to his work. He complained so loudly about how much work he had to do during the project he was also the only scholar to be paid directly by James. Find out who he was in this exciting episode.

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A History of the King James Bible Podcast Episode 18: The Second Westminster Company (part a)

Richard Hooker, author of "The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity".
Richard Hooker, author of “The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity”.

In this episode we examine the translators of the Epistles of the New Testament. Part of our study demonstrates just how much this panel relied on previous English versions of the Bible, especially the Bishop’s Bible. We also examine the Episcopal influence exerted both over and by one of its members in particular.

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A History of the King James Bible Podcast Episode 17: The Second Oxford Company (part b)

George Abbot
George Abbot

In this episode we continue our examination of the translators of The Gospels, Acts and the Book of Revelation, The Second Oxford Company. We meet the “most learned man in the day” as well as the only translator to be charged with homicide, an issue that created a great rift in ecclesiastical circles.

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A History of the King James Bible Podcast Episode 16: The Second Oxford Company (part a)

Henry Savile
Henry Savile

In this episode we meet the translators of The Gospels, Acts and the Book of Revelation, The Second Oxford Company. This panel included the most handsome translator (isn’t that something?) and a translator who committed accidental homicide sparking an enquiry with major ecclesiastical ramifications.  These are just a couple of interesting highlights of this most interesting, but not the most friendly,  group of men who translated the Bible for the king.

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AHOTKJBP Episode 15: The Second Cambridge Company

Samuel Ward
Samuel Ward

In this episode we meet the translators of the Apocrypha, The Second Cambridge Company. These are the most interesting group of translators I have encountered so far. One of the members wanted to send a petrified skull to King James, another was the only to be paid directly by the crown. These are just a couple of interesting highlights of this most interesting group of men who translated the Bible, for the king.

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AHOTKJBP Episode 14: The Apocrypha: A discussion with Dr Mike Spaulding

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In Episode 14, we present our very first interview, a discussion concerning the Apocrypha with our very special guest, Dr Mike Spaulding.  In Episode 15 will examine the translators of the Apocrypha so before we present that I thought it might be of benefit to discuss just what the Apocrypha is, why it was included in the KJV, what King James thought of it and why it was later excluded

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