1488 - Myles Coverdale, born in York, North Yorkshire, North England, UK. He was a 16th-century Bible translator who produced the first complete printed translation of the Bible into English.
1514 - He studied at Cambridge, was ordained priest and joined the Augustinian Friars at Cambridge, but was converted to Protestantism.
1535 - His own translation of the Bible appeared the first complete one in English.
1539 - He then superintended the work which led to the ‘Great Bible’.
1540 - He also edited the work known as ‘Cranmer's Bible’.
1548 - Forced to live abroad for several years, he returned to England.
1551 - Became Bishop of Exeter.
1559 - On Queen Mary's accession he went abroad again, but returned to live in London.
1568 - Died on the 20th of January died in London and buried in St. Bartholomew's Church.
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