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Printing Press and Gutenberg Bible printed

1451 - 1456

Gutenberg develops his printing press

Erasmus wrote a book that named problems in the church.

1516 - 1518

His work laid the foundations for Luther's Reformation,

Luther posts 95 Thesis

1517 - 1519

Martin Luther criticizes the Catholic church in his Ninety- Five Theses

William Tyndale-translated the bible into English

1525 - 1527

This allowed people to read the bible and start to question the
practices of corrupt church leaders.

King Henry VIII

1534 - 1535

The King Henry VII because he have no son and no wife couldn't have any more children. He had no one to live with him. He officially end his marriage and he do not want to married some no more

Ignatius of Loyola

1534 - 1538

He founded the Jesuits (the Society of Jesus). The Jesuits were one of the major spearheads of the Counter-Reformation.


1542 - 1548

A notebook page shows Leonard's sketch of wing.