A History Of The Papacy From The Great Schism To The Sack Of Rome (volume 2) by Mandell Creighton

A History Of The Papacy From The Great Schism To The Sack Of Rome (volume 2)

byMandell Creighton

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1905. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... have taken credit to himself for his firmness of purpose. There were great fears that the friends of Hus might attempt a rescue;1 so on March 24 Sigismund handed over the custody of Hus to the Bishop of Constance, who removed him by night, under a strong escort, to the Castle of Gottliehen, two miles above Constance, on the Rhine, where he was kept in chains. On April 6 a new commission, at the head of which were the Cardinals of Cambrai and St. Mark, was appointed to examine the heresies of Wyclif and Hus. As the Council was anxious to have this matter ready to hand when it had finished its conflict with John XXIII., it again transferred, on April 17, the examination of Hus to another commission, whose members had more leisure than the Cardinals. No time was lost in inaugurating the Council's activity against heresy. In the eighth session, on May 4, Wyclif was condemned as the leader and chief of the heretics of the time. The forty-five articles taken from Wyclif s writings were condemned as heretical; two hundred and six others, which had been drawn up by the ingenuity of the University of Oxford, were declared heretical, erroneous, or scandalous; the writings of Wyclif were ordered to be burnt; his memory was condemned, and it was decreed that his bones be exhumed and cast out of consecrated ground. The friends of Hus saw that if they hoped to save him Protest *hey must act promptly. On May 16 a petition was ofHus's presented to the Council, signed by Wenzel of May 16- Duba, John of Chlum, Henry of Latzenborck, and 3'. 1415- 0ther Bohemian nobles in Constance, praying for Hus's release from prison, on the ground that he had come voluntarily with a safe-conduct to plead on behalf of his opinions, and had been thrown into prison unheard, in violation o...

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Title:A History Of The Papacy From The Great Schism To The Sack Of Rome (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217311296

ISBN - 13:9780217311298

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