Let there be an English Bible!
He went to school at Oxford University and later Cambridge University
He was well versed in different languages, manners, and the Bible.
"Master Tyndale, as he was learned and well practiced in God's matters, so he spared not to show unto them simply and plainly his judgment in matters, as he thought; and when they at any time did vary from Tyndale in opinions and judgment, he would show them in the book, and lay plainly before them the open and manifest places of the Scriptures, to confute their errors, and confirm his sayings." -From "Foxes Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe.
William Studied at two colleges for 11 years
Traveled from England to Germany in order to get the English Bible Published
Impact on Today
His translation of the bible allowed people other than the Clergy to read the Scriptures.
To kill him, the English choked him and the burned his body
William's final words were: "God, open the king of England's eye's"