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Miles Coverdale

(1488—1568) Bible translator and bishop of Exeter


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(1488–1568)

English biblical scholar. He translated the first complete printed English Bible (1535), published in Zurich while he was in exile for preaching against confession and images. He also edited the Great Bible, brought out in 1539 by the printer Richard Grafton (c. 1513–c. 1572).

Subjects: History — Christianity.


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