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Tyndale William

(Tindal[e]; ca. 1483/95 [most probably ca. 1494]–1536). B. “about the borders of Wales,” probably Gloucestershire (or Monmouthshire?), perhaps in the hundred of Berkeley (at Stinchcombe? or North Nibley?); educ. Oxford and Cambridge; to the Continent 1524 on failing to receive support for Bible tr. from C Tunstall*; was at Hamburg, Wittenberg, Cologne, and Marburg, but spent most of his remaining yrs. at Antwerp; influenced by M. Luther* but Zwinglian on the Lord's Supper; defended Reformation theol. against T. More*; strangled and burned near Brussels. Tr. NT and parts of the OT, including Pentateuch and Jon. See also Bible Versions, L 1–7; England, B 2. NST

R. Demaus, William Tyndale, rev. R. Lovett (London, 1886); J. F. Mozley, William Tyndale (London, 1937).

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