John Huss


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Noun1.John Huss - Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the ReformationJohn Huss - Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)
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Protestant works tended to focus on the way that they (and forerunners John Wycliffe, John Huss, Peter Waldo, and others) were persecuted by the Catholic Church.
1330-1384), who instituted the first English translation of the Bible; and John Huss (c.
After this time it was ruled by a number of German Luxemburgs and Polish Jagiellons but the martyrdom of John Huss in 1415, the religious reformer of Prague, encouraged the emergence of a popular nationalism.