By Levy, I.C., Ian Christopher Levy

The better half to John Wyclif comprises 8 titanic essays (2-3, phrases every one) which hide the entire significant parts of Wyclif's lifestyles and notion. every one essay presents well timed examine that's completely grounded within the basic texts whereas utilising the latest secondary literature. Essays comprise: existence and occupation; good judgment and metaphysics; Trinity and Christology; ecclesiology and politics; the Christian lifestyles; sacraments; the Bible; his competitors. there's no similar ebook on hand this day.

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76 Workman argues that Wyclif was restored to Westbury and held it until the end of his life, which seems correct. Earlier scholars, such as Rashdall, saw Wyclif as resigning Westbury to avoid pluralism, but Workman sees the incident as a simple error which was corrected by help from his patron, John of Gaunt. Holmes, on the other hand, reads the incident as happening because Wyclif was currently out of favor because of the shifting policy toward the papacy, and sees Gaunt’s intervention the next year as evidence that Wyclif was back in favor and useful to Gaunt.

It included Burton, Guttierez, and Multon, and although John Gilbert was not formally a member, he remained active in the negotiations. Bealknap had become chief justice of common pleas, and was thus replaced, as apparently was John Henington, for unknown reasons. 57 Catto, “Great Council,” p. 771. On June 3, he was sent a letter summoning him to a council presumably related to this mission; the record of the letter’s sending is at E 403/451. K. McHardy, “John Wycliffe’s Mission to Bruges: A Financial Footnote,” Journal of Theological Studies 24 (1973), 521–22, for a brief discussion of the financing of his trip.

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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