Great Bible printed in London. Title Page

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Title

Great Bible printed in London. Title Page

Subject

Title Page

Description

Title page of the 1541 edition of the Great Bible. The page depicts a latter-day Moses, Henry VIII receiving God's Word from the translators and passing it down to Thomas Cromwell on the right and to Archbishop Thomas Cranmer on the left, then through the hierarchy of church and state to a numerous populace that repeats "Vivat Rex”- Long Live the King.

Creator

Cranmer, Thomas 1489-1556; Heath Nicholas 1501? 1578; Tunstall, Cuthbert 1474-1559; London: Edward Whitchurch, 1541. In-folio

Source

The Byble in Englyshe of the largest and greatest volume : auctorised and apoynted by the commaundement of oure moost redoubted prynce and soueraygne Lorde, Kynge Henrye the .viii., supreme head of this his churche and realme of Englande ... ouersene and perused ... by Cuthbert bysshop of Duresme, and Nicolas bisshop of Rochester

Publisher

The Florida State University Libraries Special Collections

Date

1541

Contributor

Lindsay Ogles

Rights

Materials are provided for educational use under fair use as outlined by current U.S. Copyright law and accompanying guidelines. Written permission from The Florida State University Libraries Special Collections Department or the rights holder must be obtained before using an item for publishing or commercial purposes.

Format

jpeg

Type

Text

Identifier

GBL_1541_titlepg

Coverage

1541

Original Format

Book Page

Citation

Cranmer, Thomas 1489-1556; Heath Nicholas 1501? 1578; Tunstall, Cuthbert 1474-1559; London: Edward Whitchurch, 1541. In-folio, “Great Bible printed in London. Title Page,” Book of Kings, King of Books: Early Printed Bibles from the Carothers Collection, accessed November 30, 2020, https://strozierbiblesexhibit.omeka.net/items/show/83.