King James VI of Scotland ascended the throne of England as King James I in One of his first acts of duty was to commission the Bible be translated into English. Thus, we can thank him for giving us the King James Version of the Bible, first published in
[Part 5] Hand Drawn St. James Bible is Finished: An illuminated passage from Proverbs is among the recently completed pages of The Saint John's Bible on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. The Benedictine monks at St. John's Abbey and St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., commissioned the Bible in 1998 to celebrate the beginning of a new millennium
James VI and I June 1566 – 27 March was King of Scots as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the English and Scottish crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death.
1. St James, called the “Brother of the Lord”, was one of 4 sons of Joseph from a previous marriage, all of which are nam...