Protestant Reformation

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Johannes Tetzel

1465 - 1519

Dominican friar whose sale of indulgences angered Martin Luther

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

German monk who led a church reform movement in Germany that became the Lutheran form of Protestantism

Huldrych Zwingli

1484 - 1531

Swiss reformer who accepted some of Luther's theological points but rejected others

John Calvin

1509 - 1564

Frenchman who founded the Protestant movement known as Calvinism~teachings and church organization of Protestant churches that considered John Calvin their founder

Charles V

1516 - 1556

Emperor of Holy Roman empire, King of spain, most powerful man in Europe in the first half of 16th century

Private doubts of the church turned into public protests

1517

Pope commanded Luther as a heretic

1518

Imperial Diet

1519

HRE's legislative body

Luther's printed pamphlets were circulating around Germany

1520

Henry VIII

1521

formed the church of England because he wanted a divorce and the pope wouldn't let him

Peasants' War

1524 - 1525

Uprising in southern Germany inspired by Protestant calls for a reform of church and society

German city of Munster issused the law

1534

that all real estate was common property, banned money, and decreed that houses had to be unlocked at all times

Catholic and Lutheran rulers joined together to recapture Munster

1535

Council of Geneva called Calvin to reform the church

1541

7,000 people out of 10,000 were forigners

1550 - 1562

Calvinism was the most dynamic form of Protestantism

1550

Peace of Augsburg

1555

First major treaty to accept the split in western Christianity between Protestants and Cathliocs

Frenchmen wanted to take over the Geneva government

1555

500 dissidents had been executed for heresy

1556

John Knox

1558

Created Presbyterian form of church administrated that eliminated bishops

First Blast Against the Monstrous Regiment for Women

1559

War between Catholics and Protestants broke out in France and the Netherlands

1570

Church of England

1571

Hutterites lived peacefully with Catholics and Protestants

1600

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