- John.Also Wic·lif. Wycliffe, John.
- a city in NE Ohio, near Cleveland.
or Wyc·lif, Wick·liffe, Wic·lif
- John,c1320–84, English theologian, religious reformer, and Biblical translator.
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Under this tree Wickliffe preached, and Queen Elizabeth dined.The Gypsies
Charles G. Leland
Wickliffe is supposed to have retired from the storm, into an obscure part of the kingdom.Fox's Book of Martyrs
When Wickliffe translated the Gospel, he rendered the verse at Matt.Charles Carleton Coffin
William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
Wickliffe gave to the world a version of the Holy Bible in English.Jesus the Christ
James Edward Talmage
The Wickliffe boyis a knight-errant born out of time, she said.
- variant spellings of (John) Wycliffe
- John. ?1330–84, English religious reformer. A precursor of the Reformation, whose writings were condemned as heretical, he attacked the doctrines and abuses of the Church. He instigated the first complete translation of the Bible into English. His followers were called LollardsAlso: 'Wiclif, 'Wickliffe