January 12, 2012
Westminster Abbey, London
Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic
This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos
For a thousand years, music and ceremony have celebrated the Christian Gospel in Westminster Abbey in London. As the place where generations of English kings and queens have been married, crowned, and buried, this great medieval building embodied King James's cherished fusion of glory and regal authority—a visual and aural richness of which the new Bible was to be an integral part.
See more pictures from the December 2011 feature story, "The Bible of King James."
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