Chapter 1 Section 3

  • Oct 1, 1530


    Occur often until mid-1600s
  • Nov 1, 1531

    Huldrych Zwingli

    Early religious reformer in Switzerland killed in Catholic vs. Protestant battle.
  • Oct 1, 1534


    Founded by Ignatiusde Loyal, a Spanish Soldier. Devout group that becomes an important Catholic sect in helping to fight the Protestants.
  • Oct 1, 1536


    John Calvin writes Institutes of the Crhistian Religion defining Calvinism, and it becomes the official religion of Geneva.
  • Oct 1, 1545

    The Council of Trent

    Created by Pope Paul III to define official church doctrine until 1563. Counter Reformation.
  • Oct 1, 1559

    Index of Forbidden Books

    Created by Pope Paul IV, it banned books that went against Catholic thought. A part of the counter reformation.
  • Oct 1, 1562

    Hugeunots vs. Catholics

    Religious wars start between the Hugeunots of France and the Catholic Church.
  • Edict of Nantes

    Issued by King Henry IV, it granted freedom of worship and some political rights to Calvinists.
  • Calvinism Becomes One of Strongest Protestant Churches