The Hebden Bridge Lectures

Event Information:

  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018

    William Tyndale: the greatest Englishman? - Melvyn Bragg

    7:30 pmHebden Bridge Town Hall • The Waterfront Hall • Bar/Café open at 6:30 PM

    Melvyn is an author and broadcaster.

    William Tyndale was born around 1494 in Gloucestershire and educated at Oxford and Cambridge University where he became a strong supporter of church reform. He was ordained as a priest in around 1521 and returned to Gloucestershire to serve as a chaplain to a member of the local gentry. Tyndale's controversial opinions began to attract the attention of the church authorities. ©BBC

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