Video | The Crown and the Bible

As the English crown passed to rulers of different faiths, how did the kings and queens from Henry VIII to James I shape the history of Bible translation? What was it like for ordinary English people as each monarch set his or her own stamp on the country’s religion?

Curators of the Manifold Greatness exhibitions at the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Bodleian Library at Oxford, as well asĀ other specialists, consider these and other questions in The Crown and the Bible, one of several new videos created for this website.


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