Illegal Bible Prints

The World's Longest Painted Bible

Printing the Holy Scriptures is considered being illegal? Well not anymore but in old colonial America it was. The British government regulated the printing in the English language very strictly. ThereforeBibles had to be imported from Britain. One was only allowed to print it if they had a license from the king. Those licenses, however, were only granted to three institutions: Oxford and Cambridge University press and a printer in Scotland.

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