Timeline of
Calvinism






Tridentine Catholicism Timeline



1545

1546-1547

1547

1551

1555

1562

1563

1564

1566

1567-1573

1572

1574

1578

1579

1583

1585-1625

1592

1596

1613

1620-1629

1620-1648

1622-1631

1654

1668

1682

1685

1697
Opening of the Council of Trent

Schmalkaldic War

Council relocated to Bologna

Council reconvened in Trent

Peace of Augsburg

Massacre of Vassy begins Huguenot Wars in France; Jesuits called to Prague, Bohemia

Closure of Council of Trent

Tridentine Confession published

Tridentine Catechism published

Netherlands : Council of Troubles (Alva)

St. Bartholomew Day's Massacre

Jesuits called to Luzern (Lucerne), Switzerland

King Johan III. of Sweden converted to Catholicism. Talks on reuniting the Swedish Lutheran Church with Rome failed.

Foundation of University of Vilnius (Vilna), Lithuania; at Olomouc (Olmütz), Moravia

Cologne Stift Feud

Counterreformation in the Spanish-held areas of the Netherlands

Vulgata Clementina (revised Vulgata) published

Union of Brest-Litovsk, reuniting the Orthodox church of Belarus and Western Ukraine with the Catholic Church

Wolfgang Wilhelm of Pfalz-Neuburg, Duke of Jülich and Berg, converted to Catholicism

Counterreformation in Upper Austria (pawn-set by the Emperor to Bavaria)

Counterreformation in Bohemia

Counterreformation in the Palatinate, occupied by Spanish troops

Queen Christina of Sweden abdicated, travelled to Italy and converted to Catholicism

James, Duke of York (future King James II. of England) converted to Catholicism

Establishment of Gallican Church

Charles II., King of England, converted to Catholicism on his deathbed

Frederick Augustus I., Duke-Elector of Saxony, converted to Catholicism; he was elected King Augustus II. of Poland




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REFERENCE 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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