- John,1369?–1415, Czech religious reformer and martyr.
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Historical Examples of huss
While Huss was in confinement, the council acted the part of inquisitors.
On the 4th of July, Dr. Huss was brought for the last time before the council.
Three proctors appeared for Dr. Huss before cardinal Colonna.
But, the cardinal declared Huss contumacious, and excommunicated him accordingly.
How much Huss was directly influenced by the teachings of Wyclif is clear.German Culture Past and Present
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Word Origin for huss
- John, Czech name Jan Hus. ?1372–1415, Bohemian religious reformer. Influenced by Wycliffe, he anticipated the Reformation in denouncing doctrines and abuses of the Church. His death at the stake precipitated the Hussite wars in Bohemia and Moravia