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The creation of the King James or Authorized Version of the Bible (1611) was initiated by the newly crowned James I and carried out by scholars and clergymen in Oxford and Cambridge. The intention was to provide a single English language Bible founded on Greek and Hebrew originals which would be used throughout the whole Church. It is arguably the most influential single document for English literary studies.

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The text of the ‘He’ version contained here comprises the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha. All introductory matter, annotation, calendars, genealogies and tables are included and fully searchable.