John Wycliffe English Scholar and Theologian, he believed every Christian should study the Bible and headed the translation of the Bible into english, even translating all/most of the New Testament himself. See the Wycliffe Bible Translation
WHAT HAPPENED TO JOHN WYCLIFFE? Wycliffe Bible. It was on May 4, 1415 that John Wycliffe, the English scholar, priest, translator, reformer and Oxford University teacher was declared a heretic by the Council of Constance. It was decreed that his books be burned and his remains be exhumed. The exhumation was carried out 13 years later, in 1428 – his remains were dug up, burned, and the ashes cast into the River Swift.