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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Essex Street Chapel and Essex Hall

Essex Street Chapel and Essex Hall

The first Unitarian service was preached by Theophilus Lindsey on 17 April 1774.  Supported by Joseph Priestley, Richard Price (see scientific life assurance) and others he used space recently vaca...

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2 memorials
Ebenezer Church

Ebenezer Church

From Exploring Southwark: "The Norwegian Mission Society opened a mission in Rotherhithe in 1868, originally in a temporary church until a permanent building, called the Ebenezer Church, was opened...

Building, Property, Religion

1 memorial
Benjamin Waugh

Benjamin Waugh

Social reformer and minister. Born in Settle, Yorkshire. Whilst working in the slums of Greenwich, he became appalled at the deprivations and cruelties suffered by children. He wrote 'The Gaol Crad...

Person, Children, Religion, Social Welfare

4 memorials
Thomas Bowyer

Thomas Bowyer

Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs.

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial
John Wesley

John Wesley

Founder of the Methodist denomination of the Protestant religion. Born Epworth rectory, near Lincoln. Was a Church of England clergyman and at Whitsuntide, May 1738, 3 days after his brother, Charl...

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13 memorials