Biographical Timeline of William Tyndale

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• 1494 or 1495: Born in Gloucestershire County in England near the Welsh border.

• 1506: Entered Magdalen School in Oxford.

• 1512: Received Bachelor of Arts degree (Oxford).

• 1515: Received Master of Arts degree (Oxford).

• 1516: Entered University of Cambridge.

• 1521: Ordained to priesthood.

• 1522: Translated Erasmus’ The Christian’s Soldiers Handbook from Latin into English.

• 1524: Crossed the English Channel to Europe—most probably to Hamburg (Germany).

• 1526: New Testament published in Worms (Germany).

• 1530: Pentateuch finally published.

• 1534: Revised New Testament printed.

• 1535: Arrested in Antwerp (Belgium).

• 1536: Martyred near Brussels (Belgium) .