You're misinformed I'm afraid. A succinct explanantion below;<quoted text>
The Catholic Church as well as the early english church persecutrd those who spread bibles. most in the early English church were holdovers from Rome. Rome excommunicated them . They burned bibles. And people for distributing them. As well as translating them .
They said the onky way to knowledge was through the priests interpretation. The people could not be trusted with the word