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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 said.

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.

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4.0 Introduction
4.1 Meaning
4.2 Importance of the Reformation
4.3 Causes of the Reformation
4.4 Spread of Protestantism
4.5 The Counter Reformation
4.6 Consequences of the Reformation
4.7 Dates & Events
4.8 Points to Remember

Chapter 5


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