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Milíc, Jan

(Milíc of Kremsier; Milicz; Militsch; Johann[es]; John; ca. 1325–74). Forerunner of Boh. Reformation; b. Kremsier, Moravia, Czechoslovakia; active in imperial chancery 1358–62; resigned benefices 1363; lived in poverty; preached repentance in vernacular at Prague; awaited end of world and coming of Antichrist 1365–67; to Rome 1367; imprisoned by Inquisition*; when released submitted document to pope listing faults of the ch. and pointing out the need for a gen. council and popular preaching; returned to Prague to preach repentance and oppose clerical abuses. Works include Libellus de Antichristo (or Prophetia et revelatio de Antichristo).

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