Person    | Male  Born 1484  Died 1536

William Tyndale

Categories: Religion

Countries: Belgium

First translator of the New Testament into English from Greek, burned as a martyr at Vilvorde in Belgium.
The last words of William Tyndale were "Lord! Open the King of England's eyes". Within a year afterwards, a bible was placed in every parish church by the King's command.

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William Tyndale

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William Tyndale and the Bible Society

2023: Esther Jung asked us about a date discrepancy on this inscription: both...

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