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Lollardy

Definition of the noun Lollardy

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noun - plural: Lollardies

  1. The political and religious movement of the Lollards.

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Lollardy was a political and religious movement that existed from the mid-14th century to the English Reformation led by John Wycliffe, a prominent theologian who was dismissed from the University of Oxford in 1381 for criticism of the Church, especially in his doctrine on the Eucharist. The Lollards' demands were primarily for reform of Western Christianity.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Puritans (2007)

by Charles Pastoor, Galen K. Johnson

LOLLARDY. Fourteenth-century religious movement in England. The father of the Lollard movement was John Wycliffe, a professor of theology at Oxford University. Wycliffe's teachings challenged Roman Catholic theology and practice on ...

Google previewA Dictionary of World History (2015)

by Anne Kerr, Edmund Wright

Lollardy ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Late Medieval England, 1272-1485 (2002)

by Ronald H. Fritze, William Baxter Robison

Howell Gwin Lollardy. Lollardy is a form of religious dissent inspired by the teachings of Oxford theologian JOHN WYCLIFFE, representing England's most significant heretical movement in the late medieval period. Lollards were mostly ...

Google previewA Dictionary of British History (2009)

by John Cannon

lollardy Described recently as 'the premature reformation', lollardy ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Catholic History

As developed, Lollardy taught that the principal authority for the faith was the Bible, with every person possessing the right of interpretation. Pilgrimages, celibacy, and many traditions of the Church were attacked. The morality of the priest ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

was probably written about 1394, when Lollardy was at its greatest strength; the ploughman of the Creed is a man gifted with sense enough to see through the tricks of the friars, and with such religious ...

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