By Ian Christopher Levy

The spouse to John Wyclif comprises 8 significant essays (2-3, phrases every one) which hide all of the significant parts of Wyclif's existence and concept. each one essay presents well timed learn that's completely grounded within the fundamental texts whereas applying the latest secondary literature. Essays contain: lifestyles and occupation; common sense and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian existence; sacraments; the Bible; his rivals. there is not any related ebook to be had this present day.

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243–44. 103 Knighton, Knighton’s Chronicle, p. 312; St. Albans, pp. 76–79; Goodman, John of Gaunt, p. 241. 104 The events are described in St. Albans, pp. 80–85; and also in an English transcription of the same work, the “Transcript of a Chronicle in the Harleian Library of Mss No. 6217, entitled ‘A Historical Relation of certain passages about the end of King Edward the Third and of his Death’,” ed. Thomas Amyot, in Archaeologia 22 (1829), 204–84, at pp. 253–9; a rather different version of the events can be found in Walsingham’s Historia Anglicana, ed.

For Bishop Courtenay, see Joseph H. N. Swanson, “William Courtenay,” in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 13:687–92. 106 The presence of theologians, rather than lawyers, in Wyclif ’s defense is unusual; see Kelly, “Trial Procedures,” p. 4. 107 The Anonimalle Chronicle presents the conflict differently, saying that Gaunt ordered Percy to arrest those who opposed Wyclif, which prompted Courtenay to threaten to excommunicate whomever tried to arrest anyone in the cathedral. It omits the quarrel over seating; Anonimalle, p.

Most of the attacked officials returned to their posts, Alice Perrers returned to her place at court, and Peter de la Mare was arrested and imprisoned in Nottingham Castle. 86 For the Good Parliament, see Workman, 1:266–74; Holmes, Good Parliament, pp. 100–194; John Taylor, “The Good Parliament and its Sources,” in Politics and Crisis in Fourteenth Century England, ed. 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.

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