King James

  1. the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
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  • The trussing, for which the demipique saddle of the day afforded particular facility, is alluded to in the text; and the author, among other nickcnacks of antiquity, possesses a leathern flask, like those carried by sportsmen, which is labelled, “King James’s Hunting The Fortunes of Nigel
  • English Professor Leland Ryken, in his recent book The Legacy of the King James Bible, identified four distinctive prose styles characteristic of the KJV: noun-of-noun constructions men of strength rather than strong men, woman of Samaria rather than Samaritan woman, interjections such as lo and behold to call attention to something important, the intensifying word verily and frequent and repeated use of the conjunction 'and.' Roy M. Pitkin: The King James Bible: 400 And Going Strong
  • In 1601 he met up with his old St Peter's schoolfellow Christopher Wright in Madrid and was recruited into the plot to kill King James.
  • Murless had started his career outside at Thirsk in Yorkshire where in 1612 on the Hambleton Hills the first horse races had taken place under the patronage of King James I. In 1794 one of the greatest thoroughbreds of all time was named after the place: “Hambletonian.” American Connections
  • At Dalkeith Castle on August 3rd, King James himself, in a crimson velvet jacket, rode in with a train of horsemen.
  • The locutions of the King James Bible echo through our literature so pervasively that we often take them for granted.
  • The Earl of Tyrconnell was no better than King William's officers, King James was as juvenile and foolish as King William, and Irish national identity as a whole became the object of scorn.
  • William had impoverished himself in the service of the Crown whilst Treasurer of Scotland, leaving a debt of more than £80,000 which King James owed to his son John, when he was restored to his dignities in 1592.
  • Uh, at the bottom of that list it will tell you how the King James translates that.
  • BTW, "dung" is in the King James Bible (aka God's Word according to some literalists), whereupon we find this coprophiliac passage in Isaiah 36: 12: THE.... Sodomite Hal Duncan!!
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