Calvin publishes pro-Lutheran pamphlet at University of Paris; has to flee Paris. |
Geneva adopted Protestantism.
Calvin published first edition of Institutions of Christian Religion
Calvin's first stay at Geneva.
Calvin's stay at Strassburg
Calvin recalled to Geneva; begin of Genevan theocracy. The city adopts Calvin's church ordinance.
Publication of (second) catechism; Genevan consistory established
Zürich and Geneva (Bullinger and Calvin) sign CONSENSUS TIGURINUS, which eliminates differences in theological interpretations and unite the Swiss church.
Michael Servetus burnt as a heretic in Geneva.
Geneva Academy founded.
Scotland's parliament accepted the Calvinist CONFESSIO SCOTICA, written by John Knox.
Guy de Bres published the Calvinist CONFESSIO BELGICA.
Massacre at Vassy marks beginning of Huguenot Wars. First French Calvinist university founded at Nimes.
Death of Jean Calvin; succeeded by Theodore de Beza. Palatinate accepts Calvinism.
Calvinist rebellion in the Netherlands crushed; Guy de Bres and many others executed
St. Bartholomew Day's Massacre (of unarmed Huguenots, in Paris and elsewhere in France)
Foundation of the Calvinist University of Leiden
Calvinism was introduced in Nassau-Siegen
Union of Utrecht; the Dutch Republic soon accepts Calvinism as state religion
Edict of Nantes granted Huguenots toleration in France
Publication of King James' Book of Common Prayer causes emigration of English Puritans to Netherlands
Duke Elector Johann Sigismund of Brandenburg converted to Calvinism; his territory remained Lutheran
Synod of Dordt
Pilgrim Fathers settled in Massachusetts
Loraine Boettner, Calvinism in History, online book |
C. Matthew MacMahon, A Short History of Calvinism, the Reformation, and England
Liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Churches, from The Roll Family Windmill
Church Order of the Reformed Dutch Churches, from The Roll Family Windmill
Mark Greengrass, The Longman
Companion to the European Reformation c.1500-1618, Harlow (Essex): Longman 1998, KMLA Lib.Sign. 374.06 GB 121 |
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