Reformation and Religious Wars

Events

Martin Luther, Sola Scriptura

1513

Martin Luther, Sola Fide & Sola Gratia

1514

Martin Luther, 95 Theses

1517

Charles V elected Holy Roman Emperor

1519

Martin Luther, Address to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation

1520

Diet of Worms

1521

German Peasant Revolt begins

1524

Marburg Colloquy

1529

Diet of Augsburg

1530

Schmalkaldic League forms

1531

John Calvin flees to Switzerland

1534

King Henry VIII, Act of Supremacy

1534

Jesuits founded

1540

Edict of Fountainebleau

1540

Council of Trent

1545

Edward VI crowned to English throne

1547

Mary I crowned to English throne

1553

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Spanish King Phillip II crowned

1556

Queen Elizabeth I crowned

1558

John Knox, First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Terrible Regiment of Women

1558

Peace of St. Germaine-en-Laye

1570

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

1572

Peace of Beaulieu

1576

William of Orange, Apology Speech

1580

Day of Barricades

1588

Spanish Armada

1588

Edict of Nantes

1598

Swedish Gen. Gustavus Adolphus II takes command

1611

30 Years' War begins

1618

Edict of Restitution

1629

Treaty of Westphalia

1648

Conventicle Act

1664