Origin of heresiarch
Examples from the Web for heresiarch
It was also the mob who, infuriated at seeing him destroy and burn crosses, burnt the heresiarch Peter of Bruis (c. 1140).
A heresiarch,' he had written even in his Anglican days, 'should meet with no mercy.Outspoken Essays|William Ralph Inge
There was not a little art in the heresiarch's modes of speech; the less obtuse appreciated him and bade him live for ever.Demos|George Gissing
Tetzel continued to bray and fume against him from pulpit and press, denouncing him as a heresiarch, heretic, and schismatic.Luther and the Reformation:|Joseph A. Seiss
A heresiarch is the author of a heresy or the leader of a heretical party, and is thus at once a heretic and a schismatic.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald