Celebrating Four Hundred Years of the King James Bible: the English Bible through the Ages

Monday, 23 May 2011 - Saturday, 30 July 2011
Time: Weekdays 1 to 3 p.m.; Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Closed Sundays.
Location: Lincoln Cathedral, Minster Yard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Organisation: Lincoln Cathedral
Topic: Bible


An exhibition of books and manuscripts in Lincoln Cathedral Library.

Among other historic Bibles, there will be on display in the Library exhibition:

  • The Lincoln Chapter Bible, vol. 1, c.1100, the earliest English illustrated Romanesque Bible. It was commissioned for use in the newly-built Lincoln Cathedral by Nicholas, Archdeacon of Huntingdon.
  • A Wyclifite New Testament (a mid-15th century manuscript).
  • A 1611 imprint of the King James Bible.

Admission is included in the Cathedral entry fee.

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