Visual Timeline: John Wycliffe
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1330 CE - 1384 CE: Life of John Wycliffe.
1345 CE: John Wycliffe is a student of theology at Oxford University.
1372 CE: John Wycliffe receives is doctorate in theology from Oxford College.
1374 CE: John Wycliffe serves on a delegation to resolve disputes between the Church and civil authorities; he sides with the authorities.
1377 CE: John Wycliffe is censured by the pope for unorthodox views, appears in London for examination, is released.
1380 CE: John Wycliffe and his followers begin translating the Bible from Latin to English.
1382 CE: John Wycliffe's Bible is first made available to the public.
1382 CE - 1395 CE: John Wycliffe's Bible is a bestseller and goes through multiple printings.
1384 CE: John Wycliffe dies from a stroke in December.
1415 CE: John Wycliffe is posthumously condemned as a heretic, his remains are exhumed and burned, and his ashes thrown into the River Swift.