Bishop's Bible. Portrait of William Cecil in the Initial Letter B of the Psalmes of David

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Title

Bishop's Bible. Portrait of William Cecil in the Initial Letter B of the Psalmes of David

Subject

The Psalmes of David

Description

Page depicts a portrait of William Cecil, Secretary of State to Elizabeth I, in the initial B of Psalm 1. He is holding a book of Psalms with Hebrew letters in his left hand. His motto COR VNVM/VIA VNA is also shown on the capitals of the side columns.

Creator

Augustine Saint, Bishop of Hippo; Basil Saint, Bishop of Caesarea ca. 329-379; Cranmer, Thomas 1489-1556; Jugge, Richard ca. 1514-1577; Parker, Matthew 1504-1575; London: Richard Jugge, 1568. In-folio

Source

The Holie Bible : conteynyng the Olde Testament and the Newe

Publisher

The Florida State University Libraries Special Collections

Date

1568

Contributor

Lindsay Ogles

Format

jpeg

Type

Text

Identifier

TGB_1568_thepsalmesofdavid

Coverage

1568

Original Format

Book Page

Citation

Augustine Saint, Bishop of Hippo; Basil Saint, Bishop of Caesarea ca. 329-379; Cranmer, Thomas 1489-1556; Jugge, Richard ca. 1514-1577; Parker, Matthew 1504-1575; London: Richard Jugge, 1568. In-folio, “Bishop's Bible. Portrait of William Cecil in the Initial Letter B of the Psalmes of David,” Book of Kings, King of Books: Early Printed Bibles from the Carothers Collection, accessed October 19, 2017, http://strozierbiblesexhibit.omeka.net/items/show/81.