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Reformation Vocab

Montserrat Zamudio

respond to react to something that has been said or done
publication book or other printed work
error something incorrect or incorrectly done
minor small or not very important or serious
Parliament group of people who make up a country's laws
Finance to provide a large amount of money to pay for something
contrast difference between people, ideas, or situations that are being compared
individual considered separately from other people or things in the same group
Reformation a religious movement that began in the 1500's to reform the Catholic Church.
Martin Luther An important leader of the reformation was Martin Luther, a German monk.
indulgences pardon of sins
John Calvin A French scholar named John Calvin was one of the most influential of the new Protestant Church
predestination the idea that god had long ago determined who would gain salvation
theocracy a government ruled by religious leaders
William Tyndale At about the same time, William Tyndale printed an English translation of the New Testament of the bible.
Counter-Reformation The movement to strengthen the teachings and structure of the Catholic Church.
Jesuits The Society of Jesus, which later became known as The Jesuits, was the most influential of the new religious orders.
Ignatius Loyola It was found by Ignatius Loyola.
Council of Trent sought ways to revive the moral authority of the Catholic Church and to stop the spread of Protestantism.
Henry VIII Henry VIII, the king of England, wrote a book criticizing Luther's ideas.
Edict An official public order made by a king or another authority.
Philip II Phillip II, The Catholic ruler of Spain, championed of the Counter-Reformation.
armada Fleet of ships
Absolute monarchy A ruler had complete power over the government and it’s subjects
Divine right of kings A theory which states that a king’s right to rule directly from God.
Louis XIV These two theories of kingship created a powerful leader in France’s king Louis XIV.
Constitutional Monarchy A form of government in which a king’s or queen’s power is limited by a constitution.
Federalism A Form of government in which power is shared between local and national levels.
Annulment An official action ending a marriage
Act of Superemacy In 1534, Parliament pasted the Act of Superemacy.
Henry IV He was crowned Henry IV the following year.
Created by: MontserZ