Reformation Timeline

Timeline created by claudia:)
  • Jan 1, 1509

    Erasmus writes The praise of Folly

    The paise of folly written in 1509, Erasmus humorostly criricized aspect of his society that he believed were most in need of reform
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Martin Luther post the 95 theses

    Martin Luther present a list of 95 theses, that object to the church practice of indulgences. The publication of Luther's theses began the protestant reformation.
  • Jan 3, 1521

    Martin Luther is excommunicated

    On January 3, 1521, Pope Leo X issues the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem, which excommunicates Martin Luther from the Catholic Church.
  • Jan 1, 1536

    John Calvin " Institutes of the Christian Religion "

    He published the "IOFCR" a summary of Protestant thought. This work inmediately gave Calvin a reputation as one of the new leaders of Protestantism.
  • Dec 13, 1545

    Catholic Cardinals begin meeting as the Council Trent

    The Counter-Reformation) was the period of Catholic revival beginning with the Council of Trent .was the 16th-century Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church. It is considered to be one of the Church's most important[1] councils. It convened in Trent (then capital of the Prince-Bishopric of Trent of the Holy Roman Empire, now in modern Italy) between December 13, 1545, and December 4, 1563
  • Jan 1, 1547

    Henry VII died

    Henry died in 1547, he was succeeded by Edward VI , a sickly 9 year old, the son of his 3 wife. During Edwar;s reign, church officials who favored Protestant doctrines moved the Church of England als called The Anglican Church