This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1759. Not illustrated. Excerpt:... I am informed, by a gentleman who lives near Lutterworth, that the gown which doctor WicklifFe wore now covers the communion table in that church: and, as this eminent man may justly be considered as the author of the reformation, not only in England, but throughout all Europe sure some decent respect mould be paid to his worth, and a public monument erected to his memory. The Wickliffites were oppressed, but could not be extinguished: persecution served only to establish that faith which became general at the reformation, about a hundred years after these restraints were moderated. The whole nation then unanimously embraced the doctrine which Wickliffe began and popery was abolished in England, that the purity of religion might increase the blessings of liberty, The LIFE of JOHN HUSS, D. D. In the UNIVERSITY of PRAGUE. Doaor W/ HIL E the Wickliffites were persecuted and dispersed, the seeds of the reformaIise*of t*oti Were * wn more widely, and the harvest, by being delayed, became the more William plentiful. Their doctrine was carried into Bohemia, where it took deep root, and flourishes Wyke ed in a strong foil. What doctor John Wickliffe was in England, doctor John Hufs was ham, p. jn Bohemia: he boldly defended his doctrine, and fell a martyr in the glorious cause of religion. John Hufs, or Hus, whose name in the Bohemian language signifies Goose, was born at Hussenitz, a village in Bohemia. His parents were not blest with affluenee but they gave him a liberal education, which he improved by his strong mental abilities, and close application to his studies, in the university of Prague, where he commenced master of arts, and batchelor of divinity, in 1408. It was in this year that Sbynko, or Subinfko Lepus, the archbishop of that city, issue...*Author: Rolt,

    The Lives of the Principal Reformers, Both Englishmen and Foreigners; Comprehending the General History of the Reformation from Its Beginning, in 1360 by Rolt, Richard [Paperback]

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