William Tyndale (1494–1536)
Executed by strangulation, thereafter his body burnt at the stake.
HIS ‘CRIME’ – translating the Bible into English so that it could be read by ‘ordinary’ people.
Image: In The Public Domain – taken from From: Foxe’s Book of Martyrs
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There are many ways to use BibleGateWay; for example – you may listen to various translations of the Bible being read by different people. At St Mary’s we use the New International Version (UK) Edition – read by Actor David Suchet [perhaps known to many as Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie’s famous detective]
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