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By Levy, I.C., Ian Christopher Levy

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The spouse to John Wyclif comprises 8 colossal essays (2-3, phrases each one) which conceal all of the significant parts of Wyclif's existence and notion. every one essay presents well timed learn that's completely grounded within the fundamental texts whereas utilizing the newest secondary literature. Essays contain: lifestyles and occupation; common sense and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian lifestyles; sacraments; the Bible; his competitors. there is not any related booklet on hand this day.

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John Taylor and Wendy Childs, (Gloucester, 1990), pp. 81–96; and Goodman, John of Gaunt, pp. 55–60. john wyclif, c. 1331‒1384 25 What role Wyclif may have played in these events, and what his relationship with John of Gaunt was like during this period is unclear, but there is no evidence that he was actively serving Gaunt or the Crown in the period between his return from Bruges and the end of the Good Parliament. Indeed, in many ways, the difficulty that Wyclif had in defending his Westbury prebend suggests that he was out of favor with Gaunt in 1375 or perhaps that Gaunt permitted an attack on Wyclif ’s prebend as a gesture toward the papacy.

Doyle, “William Woodford’s ‘De dominio civili clericorum’ against John Wyclif,” in Speculum 52 (1377), 329–36, at pp. 63–4; Anne Hudson, The Premature Reformation: Wycliffite Texts and Lollard History, (Oxford, 1988), p. 64 n. 26. 84 See n. 53 for Catto’s redating of the Great Council. 85 Wyclif, Expositio textus Matthei XXIII 3, in Opera Minora, p. 322. 83 24 andrew e. larsen a factor in his selection for the second delegation. But Wyclif was certainly serving the Crown in 1377 and could certainly have described himself as a royal cleric during that time, so this piece of evidence is also unreliable.

69 Workman, 1:195. 70 John Wyclif, De civili dominio 17, 3:334; Calendar of Entries in the Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland (hereafter “CPL”), 4:193; Workman, 1:203–206; Dahmus, pp. 3–5. 71 Vatican Archives, Collectorie 12, fol. 182; Holmes, Good Parliament, p. 176. Unless we assume that the list was compiled in error, this document resolves the uncertainty about whether Wyclif ever actually held the prebend. 72 Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward III, 1370–4, p. 424. 73 See also Workman, 1:209; Dahmus, p.

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