Laird of a small estate, Will Alexander of Menstrie, poet and tutor, was a man of modest ambitions. But when James VI learned of his poetic genius, the king had other plans for him. In 1603, when James VI of Scotland became James I of England, he summoned Will to London and commanded him to translate the Psalms for the new royal version of the Bible in English - which remains the definitive edition to this day. At the English court, Will Alexander consorted with the most famous poets of the age including Shakespeare and ...

Poetic Justice 1997, Trafalgar Square Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780340625811

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Poetic Justice 1997, Hodder & Stoughton, London

ISBN-13: 9780340625828

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