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Name: John Wycliffe                                                         
Born: c. 1324 Hipswell, England                                             
Died: 31 December 1384                                                       
John Wycliffe (c. 1324 Hipswell, England - 31 December 1384) was an English 
preacher, writer and Bible translator who  has been called "the morning star 
of the Reformation." He preached and wrote against various doctrines and     
practices of the Church of Rome, translated the Bible into English,         
and sent itinerant preachers (later called Lollards) throughout England     
to bring to the common people the the Word of God and the message of         
salvation through Jesus Christ.