Lollards


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Lollards

An English reforming sect following the teachings of John Wycliffe.
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But Churchmen were angry, and called his followers Lollards or idle babblers.
After Wyclif's death his followers were gradually crushed out, and the Lollards disappear from our history.
said the knight, "this David Micheldene must be one of those Lollards about whom Father Christopher of the priory had so much to say.
I have come across Moravians and Lollards in Bohemia and Hungary," said Genestas.
The rather unsurprising fact that the established church and the Lollards often used the same words with contrary meanings hardly needs a theory of 'reverse discourse' to explain it, but the detail and the documentation in the chapter 'Contesting Sothe' are impressive and convincing.
Such activity would doubtless have simply gathered momentum had it not become associated with the Lollards.
And finally John Damon examines the antiphon Estote fortes in bello as a means of legitimizing violence by Christians against those seen as heretics, such as the Lollards, in a wide range of texts.
not Lollards but traditional late-medieval Christians.
He also discusses relations between religious protest movements such as the English Lollards and the Bohemian Hussites and analyzes influences between the two European court cultures, among other topics.
del (1353-1414), Archbishop of Canterbury in 1397, persecuted the Lollards, a group calling for reform of the Catholic Church
A century later, he was rediscovered by Wycliffe and revered by the Lollards, but their opponents also found plenty to suit them in his work.
Extant in sixty manuscripts (more than any other Middle English prose literary work) and almost continuously reprinted from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, this meditative and didactic Life of Christ was licensed and mandated around 1410 by Archbishop Arundel for the edification of the faithful and the confutation of false Lollards and heretics.