Going to auction in London this week is a pocket copy of the Bible in Irish, based on the version translated by William Bedell (1571-1672).
It’s a reminder of the man who Samuel Taylor Coleridge described as ‘‘the most faultless character in all ecclesiastical history’’.
When Bedell, an English Protestant cleric, was appointed Provost of Trinity College, Dublin in 1627 he decreed that all Irish students of divinity should...
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