Earthquake Synod

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In 1382 a Synod was held at Blackfriars, London, under Abp. W. Courtenay; in the course of one meeting the city was shaken by an earthquake. The synod condemned as heretical 24 theses taken from the writings of J. Wycliffe and took various measures against heresy.

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