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printing Press and Gutenburg Bible printed

1451 - 1452

Gutenburg started a printing press in 1451. He printed the Bible and people got to read it and learn.

Luther post 95 theses

1517 - 1518

Luther post 95 theses.

King Henry VIII

1534 - 1535

He found the society of Jesus. The Jesuits were one of the major spearheads of the counter reformation.


1544 - 1545

The Inquisition was a group institutions within the judicial system of the Roman Catholic Church whose aim was to combat heresy.

Council of Trent

1545 - 1546

The Council of Trent was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church.


1562 - 1563

The Hugenots were members of the Protested reformed Church.

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

1572 - 1573

The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre was a targeted group of assassinations, followed by a wave of Roman Catholic mob violence, both directed against the Huguenots.