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Henry VIII: marriages and desire for a male heir[edit]

... is sometimes credited with preventing a French style revolution in England, because it led to the spread of education and a commitment to social reform.

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Extraordinary private collection of 16th-century works on view for the first time to the public

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This 17th-century engraving depicts the 1531 Second Battle of Kappel in which Swiss Catholics crushed Zürich Protestants led by Zwingli.

Worship Resources for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Martin Luther Protestant, Cristo,

Pope Gregory ix 1227-1241 Saint Raymond, Pope Julius Ii, Saint Gregory,

Moderate reform[edit]

Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex (c. 1485–1540), Henry VIII's chief minister 1532–40.

Queen Elizabeth I of England reached a moderate religious settlement.

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Thomas More, with John Fisher the leader of political resistance against the break with Rome. Both were executed in 1535.

St Paul's Cross (in the lower left corner of the painting) was a prominent preaching cross on the grounds of Old St Paul's Cathedral.

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Henry VIII: marriages and desire for a male heir[edit]

Melanchthon in 1526: engraving by Albrecht Dürer Translation of Latin caption: «Dürer was

Castle Church at Wittenberg, burial place of Martin Luther. Martin Luther Protestant, King

Martin Luther was a considerable scholar who knew Scripture well, and had written commentaries on Genesis and the Psalms in which he had to deal with the ...

The Lutheran denomination came about as a result of the Reformation movement in western Europe during the century.

Marian Restoration[edit]

King Edward VI of England, in whose reign the reform of the Anglican Church moved in a more Protestant direction.

Art in the Protestant Reformation and Counter-Reformation

John Bugenhagen, ca. 1537 (Lucas Cranach the Elder) Location TBD

1540s-1550s John Calvin, a Frenchman, attempts to make Geneva the model for Protestant cities. Getty Images

Humanistic and Renaissance centers in Europe

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This 15th-century print by Diebold Schilling the Elder depicts the burning of Czech reformist Jan Hus in 1415.

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Frederick III, Elector of Saxony: Luther's Protector Printmaking, Renaissance Paintings, Renaissance Art

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1800s - A proliferation of new denominations emerge in the United States, alongside many mission organisations, who begin sending missionaries to Africa and ...

LUCAS CRANACH (1472 - 1553) - Portrait of Martin Luther - 1525. Martin Luther Protestant · Renaissance Portraits ...

Jan van Eyck, The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin, oil on panel, c.


Art in the Protestant Reformation and Counter-Reformation

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Martin Luther - Religious Leader, principal figure in the Century " Reformation" of the Christian churches in Europe, Professor, Author, Bible translator.

Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife, by an unknown artist. National Portrait Gallery, London.

East Anglian rood screens decaying as churches struggle for funds

... the 16th-century leader of the Protestant Reformation, are groundless," said Vatican spokesman, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi.

After starting in Italy, particularly in Venice and Florence, humanism spread throughout Europe

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Mitchell T. Rozanski, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, chairs the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops' Committee on Ecumenical ...

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Hand coloured and tinselled print of Mr Elton as Sir Kenneth of Scotland disguised as the

Late 16th Century Tapestry

The results of the Spanish colonization of the New World included all of the

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Humanism stimulated the development of the Reformation

16th Century Painted Armorial Panel

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1521 Luther is summoned to a council in the city of Worms to answer questions about his “heresy”. He refuses to recant his belief that people are saved by ...

A Protestant caricature of the papal trade in dispensations. (From a Flugblatt of the sixteenth century. Henne am Rhyn.)

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1689 - The passing of the Toleration Act in England brought about partly by Protestant sects' agitation to be recognised. The Act allowed freedom of worship ...

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Augsburg - Where the Peace of Augsburg was signed in 1555, which allowed the legal · Augsburg · Protestant Reformation ...

Reformation-Vandalized statue in the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral

... Empire to choose whether their region will follow Lutheranism or Catholicism. The settlement marks the start of religious toleration in Europe Bridgeman

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Theology of the Reformers, 25th Anniversary Revised Edition: Timothy George: 9780805401950 - Christianbook.com

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Not far from the Reformation Wall is a park where you can play chess and nap in on grass lawn chairs.


Machiavelli was a 16th century Florentine philosopher known primarily for his political ideas. His two most famous philosophical books, The Prince and the ...

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Diet of Worms

1529 Protestants looked to form a united front but everyone had different opinions on how to interpret the Bible. In the city of Marburg, ...

Humanism stimulated the development of the Reformation

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The 14th-century Chantry Chapel of St Mary the Virgin in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Chantries were endowments that paid priests to say masses for the dead ...

CALVINISM TEARING DOWN THE ROMAN EMPIRE. Roman Catholic burlesque of the seventeenth century.

Artist unknown (Italy, 16th century) after Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italy, 1475-1564), “The Dream”, 1545. Photo: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University.



Foxe, John: The Book of Martyrs

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1517 Martin Luther attaches his “95 Theses” on ecclesiastical corruption to the church door in Wittenburg. Hoping to stir up some local discussion, ...


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