Lutheran Reformation

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What was the Imperial Diet and what was the date?
The Imperial Diet was where Cardinal Cajetan was sent to either arrest Luther or take him to the Pope - this failed. The date was 1518.
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Who were the main Royal supporters of Luther?
Prince Frederick - Luther's biggest supporter. Philip of Hesse - he arranged the Colloquy of Marlberg. Philip Melanchthon - chief lieutenant and balanced Luther.
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How long was Charles V absent from Germany?
He was absent from 1521 to 1529 - this largely compromised his position to crush Lutheranism.
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What happened during the Second Diet of Speyer?
The Diet occurred in 1529 - there was proposal for Lutheran services in Catholic states to be banned. Met with outcry from the Princes - 'Protestants' formed.
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What occurred at the Peace of Augsburg?
It occurred in 1555 and it was written that Catholics and Protestants should be treated equally - the Peace lasted for over 60 years.
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What was the Peasants War in 1524-5?
A series of serious outbreaks of violence - the largest ever revolt of the German masses before the 20th century.
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How did Luther famously react during the Diet of Worms in 1521?
"Here I stand, I can do no other."
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When did Luther nail his 95 Theses to the door of the Church in Wittenberg and why?
31st October 1517 - he condemned the sale of indulgences organised by John Tetzel.
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