Tyndale, 1525

Tyndale's was the first printed version of the Bible, possibly done by Peter Schooffer, one of the successors to Gutenberg. His version is more literal, and thus less easily read than Wycliffe's, but, being printed, broke the distribution barrier and made the Scriptures in English more accessible. UMD's copy is facsimile reprint of 1862, made from the one surviving complete copy, which was untilrecently in Bristol College, but which was bought in 1994 by the British Library for a little over 1 million pounds.

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