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.
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.