Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
English Reformation
The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th-century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Catholic Church.These events were, in part, asso...
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Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other early Protestant...
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Puritan
The Puritans were a group of English Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries, including, but not limited to, English Calvinists. Puritanism in this sense was founded by John Calvin from the clergy ...
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Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick (German: Evangelisch-Lutherische Landeskirche in Braunschweig) is a Lutheran church in the German states of Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt. The seat of...
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1561 celestial phenomenon over Nuremberg
The 1561 celestial phenomenon over Nuremberg was a mass sighting of celestial phenomena or unidentified flying objects (UFO) above Nuremberg, Germany. The phenomenon has been interpreted by some moder...
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Swiss Brethren
The Swiss Brethren are a branch of Anabaptism that started in Zürich, spread to nearby cities and towns, and then was exported to neighboring countries. Today's Swiss Mennonite Conference can be trace...
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John Harley (bishop, died 1558)
John Harley (died 1558) was an English bishop of Hereford. A strong Protestant, he was praised in verse by John Leland.
He was probably born at Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, according to Brown...
James VI and I and religious issues
James VI and I (James Stuart) (June 19, 1566 – March 27, 1625), King of Scots, King of England, and King of Ireland, faced many complicated religious challenges during his reigns in Scotland and Engla...
Diet of Regensburg (1541)
The Colloquy of Regensburg, historically called the Colloquy of Ratisbon, was a conference held at Regensburg (Ratisbon) in 1541, during the Protestant Reformation, which marks the culmination of atte...
Martyrs' Synod
The Martyrs' Synod took place in Augsburg, Germany, from 20 to 24 August, 1527. The purpose of this meeting, attended by about sixty representatives from different Anabaptist groups, was to come to ag...
Protestant dissenting deputies
In the 1820s and 1830s, the Protestant dissenting deputies (also known as the Deputies of the Three Congregations) were a group consisting of two representatives from each congregation of the dissenti...
Dutch Reformed Church
The Dutch Reformed Church (in Dutch: Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk or NHK) was a Reformed Christian denomination in the Netherlands. It developed during the Protestant Reformation. It was founded in the ...
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English Martyrs
The term English Martyrs is applied to two groups of people executed by either side of the English Reformation:The term may also refer to the following schools and churches:
Patrick Hepburn
Patrick Hepburn (1487 – 1573) was a 16th-century Scottish prelate. He was born in East Lothian, went to St Andrews University, entered the church, and then exploited his family connections to be...
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Schlosskirche (Königsberg)
The Schlosskirche or Schloßkirche (German for "castle church" or "palace church") was a Protestant church within Königsberg Castle in Königsberg, Germany.
Construction of the Lutheran chapel along...
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George Acworth (divine)
George Acworth LL.D. (1534 – 1578?) was an English Protestant divine and civil lawyer of the 16th century.
Acworth was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge. During the reign of Queen Mary, he t...