Wycliffe


Wycliffe

Wycliffe or Wyc·lif, Wick·liffe, Wic·lif [wik-lif] Examples noun

  1. John,c1320–84, English theologian, religious reformer, and Biblical translator.

Related formsWyc·liff·ism, Wyc·lif·ism, noun Examples from the Web for wycliffe Historical Examples of wycliffe

  • He had studied the writings of Wycliffe and of Hus, and often appealed to Wycliffe in his works.

    History of the Moravian Church

    J. E. Hutton

  • For one person that Wycliffe stirred in England, he stirred hundreds in Bohemia.

    History of the Moravian Church

    J. E. Hutton

  • He objected, like Wycliffe, to the union of Church and State.

    History of the Moravian Church

    J. E. Hutton

  • It is found in no medival writer, and was taught neither by Wycliffe nor by Hus.

    History of the Moravian Church

    J. E. Hutton

  • And this Father Wycliffe hopes to effect, if God grant him grace.

    In Convent Walls

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • British Dictionary definitions for wycliffe Wycliffe Wyclif noun

    1. John. ?1330–84, English religious reformer. A precursor of the Reformation, whose writings were condemned as heretical, he attacked the doctrines and abuses of the Church. He instigated the first complete translation of the Bible into English. His followers were called LollardsAlso: ‘Wiclif, ‘Wickliffe

    Derived FormsWycliffism or Wyclifism, noun

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