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On 11/5/1414 the Council of Constance brought to trial two Bohemian reformers.  One was John Huss (burned at the stake 7/6/1415).  The other was Jerome of Prague (killed 5/30/1416).   This council anathematized the teachings of the English reformer John Wycliffe.  Hus’ teachings had a strong influence on Europe and influenced none other than the Martin Luther himself.  

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On this date, 11/5/1414 the Council of Constance brought to trial two Bohemian reformers. One was John Huss (or Jan Hus) was burned at the stake 7/6/1415.  The other was Jerome of Prague (killed 5/30/1416).   This council also anathematized the teachings of the English reformer John Wycliffe.

Hus’ teachings had a strong influence on Europe and influenced none other than the great Martin Luther himself.

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