Visual Timeline: William Tyndale
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1494 CE - 1536 CE: Life of linguist, scholar, and Reformer William Tyndale, the first to translate the Bible into English.
1506 CE - 1515 CE: Tyndale enrolled at Oxford University, earning his BA and MA and being ordained as a priest.
1521 CE: Tyndale is tutor to the children of Sir John Walsh.
1522 CE: Tyndale embraces the concepts of Martin Luther's Reformation.
1525 CE - 1526 CE: Tyndale translates the New Testament into English and publishes it in Germany, smuggling copies into England.
1530 CE: Tyndale publishes his The Practice of Prelates, condemning Henry VIII's attempt to annul his marriage.
1534 CE: Tyndale revises his translation of the New Testament, works on translating Old Testament.
1535 CE: William Tyndale is betrayed by his friend Henry Phillips and imprisoned.
1536 CE: Tyndale is convicted of heresy and executed by strangulation; his body is then burned at the stake.