It is possibly indirectly through Wenceslaus that Hus became acquainted with the writings and teachings of Wycliffe.
And this Father Wycliffe hopes to effect, if God grant him grace.
But in spite of this and the denunciations of the Church, Wycliffe was not seriously interfered with and died peaceably in 1384.
The division into chapters appears in Wycliffe's as in our own Bibles.
It is a matter of uncertainty what part, if any, Wycliffe himself took in the work.
But he did not conceal what he had learned from Wycliffe's writings.
In the 14th and 15th centuries the forest of Deerfold gave refuge to some of the most noted followers of Wycliffe.
For one person that Wycliffe stirred in England, he stirred hundreds in Bohemia.
Wycliffe was not as yet under suspicion of direct dogmatic heresy.
He had studied the writings of Wycliffe and of Hus, and often appealed to Wycliffe in his works.