Wycliffe
biographical name John circa 1330-1384 English religious reformer & theologian • Wycliffian adjective

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  • Wycliffe — Wycliffe, a surname, may refer to:People*John Wycliffe (c.1320–1384), an English theologian and Bible translator *John Wycliffe Lowes Forster (1850–1938), a Canadian artist *Charles Wycliffe Goodwin (1817–1878), an Egyptologist *George Wycliffe… …   Wikipedia

  • Wycliffe —   [ wɪklɪf], Wỵclif, Wịclif, John, englischer Theologe und Kirchenreformer, * in Yorkshire vor 1330, ✝ Lutterworth (bei Leicester) 31. 12. 1384; war Professor der Theologie in Oxford und schließlich Pfarrer in Lutterworth. Seit den 1370er… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wycliffe — Wycliffe, John …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wycliffe — (izg. vȉklif), John (o.1330 1384) DEFINICIJA engleski svećenik, teolog, filozof, reformator; žustrom kritikom pape i papinstva kao institucije, polemičkim istupima u prilog siromašnima i protiv bezobzirnog bogaćenja crkvenih dostojanstvenika te… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Wycliffe — or Wyclif [wik′lif] John 1330? 84; Eng. religious reformer: made the 1st complete translation of the Bible into English (from the Vulgate) …   English World dictionary

  • Wycliffe —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Wycliffe (Durham).  Wycliffe Titre original Wycliffe Genre série policière Créateur(s) William John Burley Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wycliffe — Now recorded in the modern spellings of Wickliffe, Wycliff, and Wycliffe, this is one of the most famous of all surnames in Christian history. One of the earliest nameholders being John Wycliff, the religious reformer and arguably the first… …   Surnames reference

  • Wycliffe — Wyclif ou Wycliffe (John) (v. 1330 1384) théologien anglais, précurseur de la Réforme. Il s attaqua au pape, aux indulgences, à la confession obligatoire et prêcha un retour aux écritures. Il défendit les paysans révoltés (1381), dans Servants… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wycliffe — noun English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328 1384) • Syn: ↑John Wycliffe, ↑Wickliffe, ↑John Wickliffe, ↑Wyclif, ↑John Wyclif, ↑Wiclif, ↑John Wiclif …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wycliffe — Wycliffism, Wyclifism, n. /wik lif/, n. John, c1320 84, English theologian, religious reformer, and Biblical translator. Also, Wyclif, Wickliffe, Wiclif. * * * …   Universalium

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