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.

History: 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

William Tyndale. Executed in 1536 under the charge of heresy after translating the Bible to English. His last words were “Lord, open the King of England’s eyes!”

“Lord, open the King of England’s eyes!” cried William Tyndale at the stake this date in 1536 … just before he was strangled and burned. Executed for his role in getting the Bible translated and into the hands of the English.

William Tyndale, translator of the Bible into English. He was influenced by the works of both Erasmus and Luther. In 1530, Tyndale also wrote "The Practyse of Prelates," opposing Henry VIII's divorce on the grounds that it contradicted Scripture. Henry VIII eventually had him strangled and burned at the stake for heresy.

William Tyndale: Translated Bible to English. For his efforts he was tried on a charge of heresy in 1536 and condemned to death. Tyndale "was strangled to death while tied at the stake, and then his dead body was burned".

William Tyndale holds the distinction of being the first man to ever print the New Testament in the English language. Tyndale was a true scholar and a genius, so fluent in eight languages that it was said one would think any one of them to be his native tongue. He is frequently referred to as the “Architect of the English Language”, (even more so than William Shakespeare) as so many of the phrases Tyndale coined are still in our language today.

William Tyndale holds the distinction of being the first man to ever print the New Testament in the English language. He and his brother-in-law, Rowland Taylor, from whom I descend, were both burned at the stake for heresy.

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.

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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John Wycliffe, William Tyndale, Martin Luther and Erasmus -- four of the most influential Bible translators during the Reformation

William Tyndale - Wikipedia

William Tyndale - Wikipedia

William Tyndale’s First English New Testament  Published in Worms in 1526, William Tyndale’s New Testament translation was seen as highly controversial, due to the Bible being printed strictly in Latin before this. Translations came about as Protestantism developed and spread, but Tyndale’s was the first. This picture shows the first page of the Gospel of St John. Tyndale produced many translations and works, before he was executed in 1536 for heresy.

William Tyndale’s First English New Testament Published in Worms in William Tyndale’s New Testament translation was seen as highly controversial, due to the Bible being printed strictly in Latin.

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.

Meet William Tyndale: Father of the English Bible

Meet William Tyndale: Father of the English Bible: Illustration of William Tyndale while imprisoned at Vilvorde.

Rendering of William Tyndale's execution in 1536. Despite Cromwell's intercession on his behalf, Henry VIII ordered his execution on the charges of heresy. Tyndale's last words were reputed to be, "Lord! Open the King of England's eyes." Within 4 years, Henry had changed his tune and ordered four translations of the Bible published in England- including his own official Great Bible- which were all influenced by Tyndale's work.

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William Tyndale was burned at the stake so  we could have the Bible in English. Cherish your Bible and know a mighty man of God died so you could have it.

William Tyndale Was burned at the stake so we could have the Bible in English. See the Tyndale Bible Translation.

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