Renaissance and Reformation

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Brunelleschi works on Church of San Lorenzo

1418

Gutenberg, first printed bible

1455

Wars of the Roses

1455

Albrecht Durer, German artist

1471

Sir Thomas More

1478

Botticellli, The Birth of Venus

1485

Henry Tudor crowned King of England (Henry VII)

1485

Leonardo painted The Last Supper

1495

Italian Renaissance

1500

Michelangelo sculpts the statue David

1501

Leonardo da Vinci paints Mona Lisa

1502

Anne Boleyn, Queen of England

1507

Luther is ordained as priest

1507

Michelangelo paints the ceiling the of the Sistine Chapel

1508

Leo X becomes Pope

1513

Utopia published by Sir Thomas More

1516

95 Theses by Luther

1517

Charles V becomes emperor of Holy Roman Empire

1519

Henry is crowned the "defender of faith"

1525

Anne Boleyn marries Henry VII

1533

Queen Elizabeth I

1535

Michelangelo paints The Last Jugdement!

1535

Henry VIII kills Anne Boleyn and marries Jane Seymour

1536

Jane Seymour dies following the little boy Edward's birth

1538

Henry marries and divorces Anne of Cleves

1540

Katherine Howard beheaded and Henry VII marries Katherine Parr

1543

The Council of Trent

1545

Henry passes away

1547

First Book of Common Prayers

1549

Mary Tudor, Oueen of the England

1553

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Formal establishment of the Church of England

1563

First book of madrigals

1563

William Shakespeare

1564

Hamlet by Michelangelo

1600