Jan Hus burned as a heretic

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Hus's desire for church reformation, coupled with his Bohemian nationalism, led to conflict with the ecclesiastical authorities. After a trial for heresy at the Council of Constance he was burned at the stake.

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Editors. "Jan Hus burned as a heretic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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