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At risk of export: A ‘lost’ Tyndale Translation? The earliest English version of Erasmus’s ‘Handbook of the Christian knight.’

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on a newly discovered 16th Century manuscript, thought to be the earliest surviving English translation of any work by the great humanist scholar and reformer Desiderius Erasmus.