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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Tyndale, William 1494?-1536. English religious reformer and martyr whose translation of the New Testament was the basis of the King James Bible.

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  • n. 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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