Matthew's Bible Leaf
Bible, Matthew's Bible, Matthew Bible
[One original leaf- printed in Antwerp, Belgium]. This leaf is from a first edition printing in 1537. The text on these two pages is from John 11:22 to 13:5.
This leaf from the Matthew's Bible is from a first edition published in 1537, possibly printed in Antwerp, Belgium, for a London publisher. Prepared by John Rogers, using one of Tyndale’s assumed names, Thomas Matthew, this version was the first English Bible completely translated using original Greek and Hebrew sources. The text of the Bible on this leaf is from John 11:22 to 13:5. In 1555, John Rogers was burned at the stake for his Protestant beliefs and Bible translation work.
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Printer of the Original
Possibly Matthew Crom
Possibly Antwerp, Belgium
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This item is also part of the Early English Bible Collection.