PROFESSOR Pauline Croft, a professor of Early Modern History at the Royal Holloway University of London, will be speaking at the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society lecture tomorrow at Spalding Grammar School.
Her subject is The 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible, which was completed in 1611 and whose impact through history has been colossal.
The King James Bible Trust, of which Professor Croft is a trustee, has been established to celebrate its 400th anniversary. The patron is the HRH Prince of Wales.
The trust’s aim is to celebrate the King James Bible’s impact in history and on language, particularly in this country, but also throughout the English speaking world.
Everyone is welcome to attend the lecture at 8pm in the Grammar School Hall.
The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society was formed 300 years ago and celebrated its 100th anniversay at the Broad Street museum last Friday. The aim of the society lectures is to promote a wide knowledge of the arts, literature and science for all to enjoy.
For further details visit www.spalding-gentlemens-society.org.