PinkMonkey Online Study Guide-World History
4.7 Dates & Events
1415 - John Huss was burnt at the stake in Constance
1517 - Martin Luther openly questions
the sale of Indulgences
The Reformation begins in Europe.
1520 - Martin Luther is excommunicated by Pope Leo X.
1520-1521 - Martin Luther appears before the
Church Council at Worms but refuses to take back anything that he has
1524 - Ulrich Zwingli banned the Catholic Mass in Zurich.
1525 - The peasant’s revolt was suppressed with great cruelty.
1529 - Luther’s followers are named as the Protestants.
1531 - Zwingli is killed in the Civil War.
1534 - Parliament passes the ’Act of Supremacy’
declaring the king as the head of the Church of England.
Ignatius Loyola founds the Society of Jesus or Jesuits.
1536-1541 - The Frenchman, John Calvin spreads his teachings.
1545 - Meeting of the first council of Trent to
try and reform the Roman Catholic Church.
1545-1563 - The Council of Trent was in session.
1555 - Religious peace of Augsburg which agrees
to Lutheranism as the legal form of Christianity.
1598 - The Edict of Nantes issued by King
Henry IV restored peace in France
1618 - War broke out between the Catholics and
the Protestants which lasted for thirty years.