the followers of John WYCLIFFE who were forerunners of the REFORMATION in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Lollards — followers of John Wycliffe; they believed that the Bible was the sole authority in religion and that every man had the right to read and interpret it for himself …   Medieval glossary

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