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Memorializing William Tyndale

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William Tyndale, the Bible translator and Reformation martyr, enjoyed a sudden revival of interest in the mid-nineteenth century. This article examines one important aspect of his Victorian rehabilitation - his memorialization in stone and bronze. It analyses the campaigns to erect two monuments in his honour - a tower on Nibley Knoll in Gloucestershire, inaugurated in 1866; and a statue in central London, on the Thames Embankment, unveiled in 1884. Both enjoyed wide support across the politi...

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10.7227/BrItL.90.1.8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Theology
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Publisher:
John Rylands University Library
Volume:
90
Pages:
155-178
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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uuid:097b9450-d9dc-45d8-8027-c071d1518f6e
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366341
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pubs:366341

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