Lollards, to remake a corrupt church kingdom-wide, even to disendow
it, presented a bill to parliament for action, only to be countered later by severe laws passed against them.
His opponents will argue, he tells us, that if it is lawful for kings to disendow
sinful priests in order to avert them from their sins, then it is all the more lawful to remove temporal goods from infidels, thereby turning them from the mortal sin of their infidelity.
antichrist: 'the curses of popes are the blessings of God' (97)), prelacy, priests, and sects (monks, friars, canons, and the pope and his clerks, all beset by avarice), lords and kings ('knights savour the gospel and want to read it in English' (157)), dominion, temporalities ('Lords have a duty to disendow
, just as Christ cleansed the temple' (167)), and persecution.