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  • New King James Version
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    A controversy of immense silliness has recently broken out among Evangelicals regarding the validity of modern, conservative translations of the Bible like the New American Standard, the New International, and the New King James. The controversy was ignited by a book written by Gail Riplinger entitled New Age Bible Versions. The only thing sillier than the controversy is the book that sparked it. Remember the old joke? -- 'If the King James Version was good enough for the Apostle Paul, then it's...
  • Three Charges Against Sir Edward Coke
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    Sir Edward Coke, one of the most famous jurist and politicians in English history, was born on February 1, 1552 in Mile ham, Norfolk, England. He was educated at Norwich Grammar School and Trinity College in Cambridge, and entered the, Inner Temple or colleges in the university of law in 1572. It did not take long before he established himself as one of the most notorious lawyers in the English Monarch. Some of his most famous cases include the Cromwell libel case, implicating sedition to Edward...
  • Kings The Divine Right
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    What Arguments Did The Supporters And Opponents Of Absolutism Use To Defend Their Respective Positions During the 17th century the leaders of France and England wanted absolute rule. Both countries wanted absolutism in the form of a Monarchy, with the king being the single ruler. However, France succeeded and obtained absolutism but England was forced into a more constitutional form of government where multiple political institutions ruled. Both had forms of absolute Monarchies but other issues ...
  • James In The Eyes Of Parliament
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    Son to Mary Queen of Scots and her second husband, Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley. He descended from the Tudors through Margaret, daughter of Henry VII, both Mary Queen of Scots and Henry Stewart were grandchildren of Margaret Tudor. James ascended the Scottish throne upon the abdication of his mother in 1567, but Scotland was ruled by regent, until James reached his majority. He married Anne of Denmark in 1589, who bore him three sons and four daughters: Henry, Elizabeth, Margaret, Charles, Robert...
  • Glorious Revolution In 1688 James's Queen
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    Introduction ' "The monarchy I thank God, yet had had no dependency on Parliament nor on nothing but god". ' (1) James's like his brother Charles, was determined to rule without the consent of Parliament and to reintroduce Roman Catholicism, which made King James Stuart II the cause of the Glorious Revolution. The Revolution of 1688 was also known as the Glorious Revolution because it was achieved without war. From-1685-1688, James ruled England, Scotland, and Ireland. (2) James being the last S...
  • James Father
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    King James I was a devoted Christian who wanted the all common people to have their hands on the holy bible. Since King James was multi-lingual in, Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish and English. He became the king of Scotland in 1556 at only thirteen months old and in 1603 acceded to the throne of England. At that point he combined Scotland and England the first to call it Great Britain. It is said that he also endured racism since he was Scottish but ruling over England but as a child he r...
  • King James In Many Of His Plays
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    This is a paper over King James I of England that I wrote for my honors english class. I received an A on the the assignment. King James I On June 19, 1566 in Theobalds, Hertfordshire, England, Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to her only child, a boy whom she named James. James' father was Henry Stewart, also known as Lord Darnley. Darnley was killed in an unexplained explosion at his house when James was eight months old. Only seven months later, Mary Queen of Scots had to give up her throne bec...
  • King James Version Of The Bible
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    "The King James Version has become so sanctified by time and use that to many people it has come to be regarded as the Bible". Our English Bible James I was born in 1566 and died in 1625. He belonged to the House of Stuart along with all the other Kings of Scotland and a few from England. James I became the King of England when Elizabeth I, his cousin, died. This happened in the year 1603. When he took over the English throne, he was also the King of Scotland and ruled under the name of King Jam...
  • Known As King James 6 Of Scotland
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    Macbeth was one of William Shakespeares finest plays. Although many people have read Macbeth, not many people know that King Macbeth of Scotland actually existed and what influenced Shakespeare to write about him. English culture and society as well as the historical figure Macbeth impacted Shakespeares infamous play. The historical King Macbeth reigned in Scotland for 17 years from 1040-1057. He had a wife named Coruoch and a stepson named Luloch. Although Macbeth did kill Duncan, he was not th...
  • Opposing Views Of Niccolo Machiavelli And James
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    In Sources of the Western Tradition, by Marvin Perry, Joseph R. Peden, and Theodore H. Von Laue, many primary sources are provided, giving the ideas of historical figures with conflicting views. For instance, the sources from Niccolo Machiavelli and James I provide insights into their contrasting views on political authority. These selections give historians critical information on how political systems differed in the past according to the time and ruler of the state. When reading the sources, ...

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