Renaissance/Reformation

Events

Renaissance

1350 - 1550

1420-1436 The Dome is built at Florence's Cathedral

1420 - 1436

1445-1450 Invention of Gutenberg printing press

1445 - 1450

1455 Gutenberg Bible is printed

1455

1506 Work begins on St Peter's Basilica

1506

Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1648

1517 Martin Luther writes the 95 Theses

1517

1531 Henry VIII becomes Supreme Head of the Church in England

1531

1545-1563 The Catholic Counter-Reformation

1545 - 1563