Building the Bible

The 1500s: The Protestant Reformation

Who was Miles Coverdale?

Miles Coverdale (c.1488-1569), whose name is sometimes written as Myles Coverdale, was an Englishman, who, like Tyndale, fled England and sought refuge in Belgium. There, he helped Tyndale translate parts of the Old Testament into English. In 1535 he published the first complete translation of the Bible in English.


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