image for Literary Event item typeMelvyn Bragg: William Tyndale at Queen Charlotte Hall

Literary Event, Fri 24 Nov 2017

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Richmond Adult Community College

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Richmond Adult Community College,
Parkshot,
Richmond,
TW9 2RE

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William Tyndale’s translation of the New and much of the Old Testament has brought about more profound changes in the English-speaking world over the past five centuries than the works of any other writer in history. Determined to give English people the Bible in their own tongue, he suffered a martyr’s death so that we could live according to what he saw as the language of truth. For much of his short but determined life he lived in constant danger and deprivation before being captured, tortured and executed by his enemies.

But who was William Tyndale? Why was he considered the most dangerous man in Tudor England? What inspired his great endeavour, and how did the work of a condemned heretic become so influential?

Popular writer and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg invites you to explore what drove this great writer and patriot, and how and why he still influences us today, whatever our beliefs.

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Dates Times
Fri 24 Nov 2017 19:00

Prices

£12 / £10

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Map reference: TQ 179752  Lat: 51.46404 Long: -0.30292

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Richmond station