William Tyndale

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Noun1.William Tyndale - English translator and Protestant martyrWilliam Tyndale - English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into English (which later formed the basis for the King James Version) aroused ecclesiastical opposition; he left England in 1524 and was burned at the stake in Antwerp as a heretic (1494-1536)
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The master of communication in English is celebrated on October 6, William Tynedale (scholar and martyr).
But as Melvyn Bragg discovers, as far as the Tudor authorities were concerned, there was another person who deserved that title - William Tynedale.
THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN TUDOR ENGLAND BBC2, 9pm If you've been watching BBC Two's Life and Death in the Tudor Court season, you may be under the impression that the most dangerous man in 16th-century Britain was Henry VIII - you certainly didn't want to get on the wrong side of the monarch, especially if you were concerned, there was another person who deserved that title - William Tynedale.