Circa 1500–1549

Introduction

Born: Cir­ca 1500, Haw­ley House, Blake­ney, Glou­ces­ter­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Au­gust 23, 1549.

Buried: Hurs­ley, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

Biography

Sternhold was Groom of the Robes to Hen­ry VIII and his son.

With John Hop­kins, he pub­lished the first me­tric­al ver­sion of the Psalms, of­ten called the Old Ver­sion.

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