interesting Facts

by beachbum90 ~ April 22nd, 2010. Filed under: Chapter 13: Reformation, Religious Wars, and National Conflicts.

Henry VIII and marriage: Because Pope Clement VII refused to grant him a divorce, Henry repudiated papal authority, and established the Anglican church, with the KING as the head. This reorganization of the church of England was primarily based on the teachings of Erasmus and Luther.

Role of Printing Press: This fueled the beginnings of religious change during the protestant reformation, by making literature more accessible to the public. The books were affordable to the public.

John Wycliffe: known as the “morning star” of the reformation, because he was born before the reformation began. He was the first man to translate the Bible into English. His books were banned in England, and his writings were ordered to be burned at the Council of Constance in 1415

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