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Shakespeare's Biblical References
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1011  Thursday, 26 May 2005

From:           R. A. Cantrell <
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Date:           Wednesday, 25 May 2005 08:51:48 -0500
Subject: 16.1000 Shakespeare's Biblical References
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.1000 Shakespeare's Biblical References

 >>>>>Why not Tyndale's translations,
 >>
 >>>
 >>>These might have been hard to find in Shakespeare's day.
 >
 >I don't know why -- Tyndale's translation was the basis of the King
 >James: scholars estimate that as much as 80% of KJV is actually Tyndale.

They were burnt. Also: there is no "The" Geneva Bible. See Charles
Eason's The Genevan Bible: Notes on its Production and Distribution.
Dublin 1937.

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