The Renaissance and Reformation

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The most notable scholastic work - Summa Theologica - issued by Thomas Aquinas

1267 - 1273

The Renaissance begins

1350

Giovanni Boccaccio wrote "The Decameron."

1350

The Printing Press was created.

1450

Gutenberg

1454

Johann Gutenberg printed the Gutenberg Bible of 1454 - Was the first book made in West using movable type.

Leonardo da Vinci paints The Last Supper.

1495

Michelangelo sculpted David.

1501 - 1504

Leonardo da Vinci painted Mona Lisa.

1504

Henry VIII becomes King

1509

Raphael paints The School of Athens.

1510

Michelangelo paints the Sistine Chapel.

1512

Machiavelli writes the Prince - earliest works of modern philosophy.

1514

Sir Thomas More writes Utopia - opposed England's parting from Catholic Church

1514

Martin Luther writes 95 Theses

1517

Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation.

1519

Diet of Worms - Luther banned from Holy Roman Empire.

1521

Henry VIII summons the "Reformation Parliament"

1529

Cuts ties with the Church of Rome.

Parliament made Henry VII head of Church of England

1533

Ignatius of Loyola founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

1534

Act of Supremacy - Henry VIII is granted permission to divorce.

1534

John Calvin - Calvinism, followers were Hugnots

1536

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Catholic Church began the Catholic Reformation.

Henry dies, so Mary successes him after Edward XI.

1547

Gives Angelican Church back to pope.

The Peace of Augsburg 1555

1555

Gave tolerability to German princes.

Queen Elizabeth rules as heir to throne - renews noncatholic church.

1558

John Knox - each community church governed by a group of Presbyterians.

1560

The French Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

Henry Navarre switched to Catholicism.

Edict of Nantes - Issued by King Henry the IV of France

1598

Gave non-Catholics rights.

The Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Ended with defeat of Ferdinand.

The Peace of Westphalia - separated church and state.

1648

Reformation