Tyndale Web Links

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Websites with Tyndale Material

As websites tend to be more transitory than printed publications this list is very short, assuming that those wishing to access Tyndale related material on the web will start by making searches themselves and so find current sites.

Many of the works of William Tyndale can be accessed free and in full online. Entering the title of the work in a web search will bring up currently available sites.

The Catholic Encyclopedia(www.catholic.org/encyclopedia)
Useful for basic information about associates of William Tyndale and other figures of the Reformation period. In the United Kingdom many holders of local public library cards will be able to access online The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004 edition) which, again, has useful summaries of the lives of major figures. The latter can also be found in hard copy form in larger United Kingdom libraries.

Other societies whose websites and activities may be found relevant include:

The Lollard Society(lollardsociety.org)
For some of the religious ideas which are believed to have influenced Tyndale.
The Richard III Society(www.richardiii.net)
The political background to the period in which Tyndale was born.
The Prayer Book Society(www.pbs.org.uk)
The Society was formed to promote and preserve the use of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer - the traditional service book of the Church of England.
The Tyndale Monument, North Nibley(www.northnibley.org.uk/monument.php)
This monument, dedicated to William Tyndale, is positioned prominently on a hill above the village of North Nibley in Gloucestershire. Open to the public all the year round, the monument is 111 feet high and was completed in 1866.
The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society(www.bgas.org.uk)
The Society's Transactions (available online) provide historical background to Tyndale's home county and have contained articles on he and his family.
The English Chamber Choir(www.englishchamberchoir.com)
For nearly four decades the English Chamber Choir has been at the forefront of the English choral tradition and London's musical life. It has sung at many Tyndale Society events.

Museums with relevant material include:

Antwerp, Museum Plantin-Moretus(www.museumplantinmoretus.be)
The museum is dedicated to showing a print workshop as it was in Tyndale's time.
Geneva, The International Museum of the Reformation(www.musee-reforme.ch/en/)
This Museum in Geneva retraces the history of the Reformation movement and its impact through the centuries to the present day with a strong emphasis on the part played by John Calvin. Through objects, books, manuscripts, paintings, engravings and audio-visual presentations it recounts the epic history of a movement that became one of the main families of Christianity. It frequently stages temporary exhibitions and guided visits in English can be arranged. See also www.geneva-heritage.com
Houston, Texas, Dunham Bible Museum(www.hbu.edu/About-HBU/The-Campus/Facilities/Morris-Cultural-Arts-Center/Museums/Dunham-Bible-Museum.aspx)
The museum brings together various collections of Bibles, including that of Tyndale Society member John Hellstern.
London, British Library(www.www.bl.uk)
The Library often has on display its almost complete copy of the 1526 New Testament and other Tyndale related items (worth checking current display before visiting).