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William Tyndale (1494–1536) was an English scholar who became a leading figure in Protestant reform in the years leading up to his execution. He is well known for his translation of the Bible into English. He was influenced by the work of Desiderius Erasmus, who made the Greek New Testament available in Europe, and by Martin Luther.

William Tyndale (1494–1536) was an English scholar who became a leading figure in Protestant reform in the years leading up to his execution. He is well known for his translation of the Bible into English. He was influenced by the work of Desiderius Erasmus, who made the Greek New Testament available in Europe, and by Martin Luther.

William Tyndale is remembered for his translation of the Bible into English. For this the Catholic Church killed him. He was tried for heresy, choked, impaled and burnt on a stake in 1536.

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William Tyndale (1494-1536) masters six languages by his 20s put himself into exile to translate the Bible into English. Henry VIII is very against having the Bible translated into English so Tyndale has to translate on the run but is eventually caught and burned at the stake.

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The Father of the English Bible: William Tyndale

William Tyndale- Leading figure in Protestant reformism who was first to translate considerable parts of the Bible into English, for a public, lay readership, and was hanged and burned at the stake for it.

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william tyndale quotes | ... worshipping of thine own imagination instead of God. - William Tyndale

Meet William Tyndale: Father of the English Bible

Meet William Tyndale: Father of the English Bible: Illustration of William Tyndale (1494-1536) while imprisoned at Vilvorde. Tyndale had run afoul of King Henry VIII for translating the Bible into English. In May 1535, Tyndale was betrayed by a close friend, Henry Phillips. He was arrested by the king's officials and imprisoned in Vilvorde, near modern-day Brussels. There he was tried and convicted of heresy and treason, and was strangled to death.