From: Glenn Morton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Sep 21 2003 - 09:07:57 EDT
I probably am confusing him with Tyndale. I didn't go check things out.
>From: George Murphy [mailto:email@example.com]
>Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2003 6:12 AM
>To: Glenn Morton
>Subject: Re: royalty
>Glenn Morton wrote:
>> George wrote:
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
>> >Behalf Of George Murphy
>> >Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2003 6:35 PM
>> > I'll be happy to when I meet them. Disseminating an
>> >unauthorized translation of
>> >the Bible would get you into trouble. & both Wycliffe & Wishart
>> >disagreed with Rome on
>> >other matters.
>> Agreed, but Wycliffe was kidnapped out of Amsterdam (I believe)
>> was shipping bibles to England. The main thing he wanted was for
>> person to read the Bible for himself. To stop that, the
>> him. If he hadn't been doing that, he probably would have been safe in
>> otherwise tolerant Holland.
> Wycliffe was not executed - though I'm not sure whether he
>literally "died in
>bed." He was condemned posthumously by the Council of Constance &
>~40 years after his
>death his bones were dug up & burned. You may be confusing him
>with Tyndale, who was
>sending Bibles to England & was betrayed to RC authorities in
>Belgium & burned.
>George L. Murphy
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