English Bible

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Although fragmentary translations had existed for centuries and Wycliffite manuscript versions survive in considerable numbers, no printed text of the English Bible existed until William Tyndale undertook its translation. Frustrated ...

Subjects: Literature — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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