Francis Burleigh

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Francis Burleigh, sometimes spelled Burghley, was an English Vicar, appointed in 1590 to Bishop's Stortford by Lancelot Andrewes. He was among Andrewes' "First Westminster Company", charged by James I of England with the translation of the first 12 books of the King James Version of the Bible.


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