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Wille, John Jacob, fl 1980



  • Existence: fl 1980


John Jacob Wille studied engineering at Cornell University (B.S., 1926) and New York University. He worked for the New York Port Authority, then in the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. As an undergraduate, Wille took an elective course in which he studied the history of the English language, fuelling an interest that was to culminate in the writing of his play. After retiring to the American southwest, he pursued an interest in English history.

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John Wilke: ''King James I and the Bible Translators.''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8280
Scope and Contents

A play in five acts depicting the story of the translation of the Early English Bible and including the chief individuals involved.

Dates: 1980
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