On November 16, 2011, Queen Elizabeth II attended a service of celebration at London’s Westminster Abbey for the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible, named after King James I. The translations of the Old Testament from Hebrew, and the New Testament from Greek, were put together by 47 translators in six committee who worked in the cities of London, Oxford and Cambridge. Joining Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey were her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, and her son, the Prince of Wales.
The Queen is greeted by the Archbishop of Canterbury in Westminster Abbey, November 16, 2011 (photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
The Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II arrive at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible (photo: Pacific Coast News)
Queen Elizabeth II with a posy of flowers outside Westminster Abbey (photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
At the entrance of Westminster Abbey, prior to the service beginning, November 16, 2011 (photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
The Queen and Prince Philip and Prince Charles inside Westminster Abbey (photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
A close-up of Queen Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey, November 16, 2011 (photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)