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King James I, perpetrator of a Biblical translation, hunter of witches

September 8, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, history.

The famous opening scene of The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare begins with the speeches of three witches. They predict what will happen in the play, but they are more than a dramatic device. They were a very pointed and obvious political statement. That statement — something of a cheerleader’s “We’re with you all • Read More »

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