Bible Heritage Collection

Great Bible Leaf

Title

Great Bible Leaf

Creator

Files

Document Type

Original leaf

Keywords

Bible, Great Bible

Brief Description

[One original leaf - printed in London]. The text on these two pages is from Judges 6 through the first few verses of Judges 8.

Context

Revised by Coverdale from Matthew's Bible, the project was instigated by Thomas Cromwell, hence the Bible is sometimes called the "Cromwell's Bible". It is usually termed the "Great Bible" due to Cromwell's decree that it should be a "Bible of the largest and greatest volume." The text is printed in double columns, paragraph form, with 62 lines to a full column.

Country or Place of Origin

London, England

Language

English

Publication Date of the Original

1541

Note

This item is also part of the Early English Bible Collection.

Great Bible Leaf

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