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When Wyclif ’s party reached the Lady Chapel where the hearing was to occur, Gaunt, Percy, and the assembled bishops were seated, and then Percy advised Wyclif to sit as well. This remark angered Courtenay, who immediately responded that it was contrary to law and reason that one who had been summoned before the bishop for questioning should sit. This quickly developed into a loud argument between Percy and Courtenay, and then Gaunt joined in as well. He threatened Courtenay, telling him that his parents would not be able to help him, to which the bishop replied that he put Wycliﬃtes in England and at the Council of Constance,” in Huntington Library Quarterly 61 (1998), 1–28, at p.
But Dahmus does not explain why Wyclif was called to the council, why Gaunt supported him in the matter of Westbury, or why Gaunt appeared with him in February. 92 Dahmus, pp. 16–17. 93 See, for example, Workman, 1:276. 94 Dahmus, p. 18. 95 Lahey, Philosophy and Politics, passim. 96 Hudson and Kenny, “John Wyclif,” pp. 622–23. john wyclif, c. 97 The fuller version of that work and its companion piece, De civili dominio, were certainly taking shape by 1376, and at least part of the latter work is likely to have emerged from a series of lectures in 1375 and 1376.
110 He suggests that Wyclif was to be questioned about a list of articles based on his recent preaching, including that the pope had no special authority to excommunicate, that property could not be given to the church in perpetuity, and that temporal authorities had the right to conﬁscate property from possessioners, ideas that can be found in the Determinatio and that Walsingham links to Wyclif ’s 108 Workman, 1:284; Rashdall, “Wycliﬀe,” p. 1121. St. Albans, pp. ” 110 Dahmus, pp. 18–27. Some of these sermons survive in the Sermones Quadraginta.